Category:OPM formatted radio stations in the Philippines
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The following 37 pages are in this category, out of 37 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
The following 37 pages are in this category, out of 37 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
1. Philippines – The Philippines, officially the Republic of the Philippines, is a sovereign island country in Southeast Asia situated in the western Pacific Ocean. It consists of about 7,641 islands that are categorized broadly under three main geographical divisions from north to south, Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao, the capital city of the Philippines is Manila and the most populous city is Quezon City, both part of Metro Manila. The Philippines has an area of 300,000 square kilometers, and it is the eighth-most populated country in Asia and the 12th most populated country in the world. As of 2013, approximately 10 million additional Filipinos lived overseas, multiple ethnicities and cultures are found throughout the islands. In prehistoric times, Negritos were some of the archipelagos earliest inhabitants and they were followed by successive waves of Austronesian peoples. Exchanges with Chinese, Malay, Indian, and Islamic nations occurred, then, various competing maritime states were established under the rule of Datus, Rajahs, Sultans or Lakans. The arrival of Ferdinand Magellan in Homonhon, Eastern Samar in 1521 marked the beginning of Hispanic colonization, in 1543, Spanish explorer Ruy López de Villalobos named the archipelago Las Islas Filipinas in honor of Philip II of Spain. With the arrival of Miguel López de Legazpi from Mexico City, in 1565, the Philippines became part of the Spanish Empire for more than 300 years. This resulted in Roman Catholicism becoming the dominant religion, during this time, Manila became the western hub of the trans-Pacific trade connecting Asia with Acapulco in the Americas using Manila galleons. Aside from the period of Japanese occupation, the United States retained sovereignty over the islands until after World War II, since then, the Philippines has often had a tumultuous experience with democracy, which included the overthrow of a dictatorship by a non-violent revolution. It is a member of the United Nations, World Trade Organization, Association of Southeast Asian Nations, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum. It also hosts the headquarters of the Asian Development Bank, the Philippines was named in honor of King Philip II of Spain. Spanish explorer Ruy López de Villalobos, during his expedition in 1542, named the islands of Leyte, eventually the name Las Islas Filipinas would be used to cover all the islands of the archipelago. Before that became commonplace, other such as Islas del Poniente. The official name of the Philippines has changed several times in the course of its history, during the Philippine Revolution, the Malolos Congress proclaimed the establishment of the República Filipina or the Philippine Republic. From the 1898 Treaty of Paris, the name Philippines began to appear, since the end of World War II, the official name of the country has been the Republic of the Philippines. The metatarsal of the Callao Man, reliably dated by uranium-series dating to 67,000 years ago is the oldest human remnant found in the archipelago to date and this distinction previously belonged to the Tabon Man of Palawan, carbon-dated to around 26,500 years ago. Negritos were also among the archipelagos earliest inhabitants, but their first settlement in the Philippines has not been reliably dated, there are several opposing theories regarding the origins of ancient Filipinos
2. DWLS – DWLS is a commercial radio station which broadcasts an OPM and Top 40 format. Since February 2014, it serves as the flagship FM station of RGMA and it first aired in 1955, when Uncle Bob Stewart opened the DZXX-AM890 kHz station, the first pop music station in the country on AM format. On September 1,1976, GMA launched DWLS-FM on 97.1 as an MOR station and it lasted until February 28,1986, a few days after the EDSA Revolution when The Giant 97.1 WLS-FM was born and CHR format is introduced. When GMA was renamed as the Rainbow Satellite Network in the early 1992 and this was to target teens & early adults. Despite Campus Radios dominant ratings performance in the pop category, GMAs FM radio sales unit failed to sell the format. With consistently low sales figures, this paved the way for Mike Enriquez to successfully persuade the networks upper management to agree to shift WLS to a more profitable masa format. Last January 16,2008 at around 6 pm, the station launched its new tagline, on January 17,2011, facing competition with the latest masa stations, the new tagline Tugstugan Na. was launched and the station adapted the crazy fun sound brand in the market. Mike Enriquez was replaced by Glenn F. Allona as program director/station manager, on February 17,2014, Barangay LS97.1 was rebranded with reformatted programs, new jingle, a new logo & a new slogan called Isang Bansa, Isang Barangay. Also,15 Barangay FM radio stations owned by Radio GMA formerly named as Campus Radio (including 99.5 RT for Cebu,103.5 Wow FM for Davao, Radio GMA provincial FM radio stations finally adopted the Barangay FM branding. Following the relaunch, a TV commercial of Barangay FM featuring Alden Richards, Pauleen Luna, GMA Network GMA News TV GMA Pinoy TV Super Radyo DZBB594 DZBB-TV Official website
3. DWDM-FM – DWDM, branded as Pinas FM95.5, is a radio station, airing an all-OPM format in Metro Manila. It is owned by Eagle Broadcasting Corporation, and is the radio station of the Organisasyon ng mga Pilipinong Mang-aawit. The stations studio and transmitter are located at EBC Bldg, no.25 Central Ave. Diliman, Quezon City. The station operates regularly from Monday to Sunday from 4, 00AM to 12, since 2015, there was no broadcast breaks during the Summer Break and continues broadcasting OPM songs due to its popularity. From 1987 to 1992, the station was launched under the brand Diamond 95.5, in 1992, it changed its name to Pinoy Radio DM95.5. It was also one of the first radio stations with DJs that spoke a mix of Filipino and it also launches the Pinoy Music Awards where OPM artists and songs are recognized. The station lasted for 10 years until it went off the air in 2002, in 2002, it was rebranded as DWDM95.5 as a fully automated station. It played music from the 70s up to the latest music hits with less talk and it was branded as Dazzling Music, and also adapted the stations slogan Feel Your Music. It ceased transmission in January 2007 to upgrade its transmitter facilities, in May 2007, it briefly returned in the airwaves on a lower bandwidth and limited broadcast hours. However, it went off the air again on June 8,2007, on April 8,2011,95.5 FM returned to the airwaves with a test broadcast. At that time, it moved its studios from Maligaya Bldg. II in EDSA to New Era University Barn Building, on May 16, Pinas FM95.5 was launched. It began its broadcast at 4,00 am with Newsic, last April 2014, Pinas FM launched their newest theme song, entitled Pinas FM, Tahanan ng OPM featuring Davey Langit, Aikee and Chadleen Lacdo-o. Since October 5,2014, Pinas FM became the first and only FM station in the country that plays only Original Pilipino Music, prior to this, the management slowly reduced its foreign music content in order to fully transition into an all-OPM radio station. Christian Era Broadcasting Service International Eagle Broadcasting Corporation Iglesia Ni Cristo INC Radio DZEM954 Net 25 Radyo Agila 1062 Official website
4. DWEL-FM – DWEL-FM, branded as MOR95.5 For Life. is an FM radio station owned and operated by ABS-CBN Corporation in the Philippines. Its studio and transmitter are located at 2/F CAP Building, Brgy. This station operates daily from 5,00 AM to 12,00 AM and except Holy Week of each year where its signs-off at midnight of Maundy Thursday, in 1995, It was originally broadcast as DWEL95.5, which carried Hot AC and OPM format. On July 14,2001, the station was rebranded as MOR95.5 For Life. On July 8,2013, MOR95.5 Laoag together with its sister stations nationwide changed its logo into its current logo when 101.9 Manila reformatted and rebranded as MOR101.9 For Life. Jenny Jones Toni Chi Rico Romantico MOR is also broadcast to 17 provincial stations in the Philippines, further information, ABS-CBN FM radio network DWRD-TV
5. DWET-FM – DWET, branded as 106.7 Energy FM, is the radio station, airing a Hot AC format. It is owned by Ultrasonic Broadcasting System and its studios, offices & transmitter are located at Unit D-1, 15th floor, Strata 2000 Building, F. Ortigas Jr. Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig City in the Philippines. Energy FM Manilas usual programming broadcasts for 24 hours from Monday to Saturday, on Sundays, the stations airtime is blocktimed by Becca Music Inc. a music company dedicated to Christian music through SAVED Radio, yet it continues to mention Energy FM throughout its schedule. In 1995, when Marc Gorospe assumed the Station Manager post, between March 1999 to April 2001 it became 106.7 Kool, that plays mostly foreign song especially R&B with a very few OPM hits. In April 2001, the station went off the air for one month and it became known as Ritmo Latino Rio 106.7, the first radio station in the country that played Latin music. In April 2002, Kool 106 resurrected as a Masa station with its format playing mainstream pop and OPM music. Kool on Kam moved to a slot and increased to 1 hour without the radio hookup where the jocks interviews with its featured celebrity of the week. Kool on Kam lasted for a year and a half, the station also has its first ever countdown separated where the top 10 OPM songs and top 10 foreign songs are aired at noontime and 6pm respectively on Sundays. Kool 106 has also developed its By Request program aired weekdays 9pm-12mn and Sundays where listeners can call, Kool 106 as a masa station lasted for 2 years. In April 2004,6 months after Tonyboy Cojuangco took over the management of ABC,106.7 FM was reformatted as Dream FM, the station aired in a smooth jazz format added up with R&B, Soul, Bossa Nova and House. After PLDTs media subsidiary MediaQuest Holdings, Inc and they became collectively known as the Dream FM Network, with TV5 as its licensee until June 2011. On the other hand, MediaQuest manages Radyo592.3 News FM, Dream FM signed off on June 30,2011 after 7 years with the song, Till We Meet Again. Only DWFM remained on the network even after the loss of DWET-FM. Throughout the last week of June, plugs were aired on 106.7 FM with the statement Si Pangga, where the slogan of Energy FM Pangga and Dream FMs name is used. This is a partnership between Cojuangco and UBSI, which took part-ownership of the station. Its programs and DJs premiered on July 4, kenji is the only Dream FM DJ who joined the Energy FM staff. Energy FM was the 1st station to promote K-Pop in the Philippines, initially an hourly Top 5 countdown segment of Ray Mambos Radioactive Countdown, it expanded into a 2-hour segment. After Mambo left the station, it became a fully fledged KPOP-program, but it eventually removed in 2017 to give way the 24-hour Pinoy Playbor
6. DWEY – DWEY, branded as 104.7 Brigada News FM National-Mega Manila, is a news and music FM radio station owned and operated by Brigada Mass Media Corporation in the Philippines. The main broadcast studio, news center and marketing offices are located at the 5th Floor Jacinta Building 2, #1840 EDSA, guadalupe Nuevo, Makati City, and its transmitter is located at Brgy. Talumpok East, Mt. Banoy, Batangas City and it is heard in major areas in Metro Manila, Bulacan, Pampanga, Zambales, Rizal, Cavite, Laguna, Quezon Province, Marinduque, Camarines Norte and most of Mindoro and Romblon. However, because of frequency spacing rules that bars Metro Manila from adding new stations within the market, Batangas served as the stations broadcast core and license area. It was formerly known as Bay Radio 104.7, the second FM radio station in Batangas, owned by Baycomms Broadcasting Corporation, launched in 1998, operating everyday from 4 am to 12 midnight. One of the activities of the station was its Hataw sa Tag-Araw done every February to June where its regular programming switches to summer-oriented shows. 2013 was its last iteration prior to acquisition, on February 1,2014,104.7 FM underwent a test broadcast with the acquisition of better transmitting facilities. On February 24,2014,104.7 FM formally relaunched as Brigada News FM, since the launching date, Brigada News FM had five iterations with its brand. Brigada continued to use the old Bay Radio studio as 104.7 Brigada News FM Batangas from launch date until April 25,2014, at that time, its studios were located at the 2nd Floor, First Crown Building, D. Silang corner Evangelista Streets. Batangas City and the broadcast team was purely consisted of the remaining Bay Radio hold-overs, however, it mostly contained music programs and taped Brigada Healthline blocktimes. It was only during the 1st quarter of 2014 that they started simulcasting Brigada Connection from the flagship station in General Santos City as a dry run. In mid-April, the station went to another period of test broadcasts, former Bombo Radyo reporters and anchors from its Makati City studio and Tacloban City were shipped in to lead the first day of the station and form Manilas branch of Brigada News Team. Brigada also expanded to a 24/7 station and completed power upgrades from 5 kW to 25 kW with its move to Manila, on May 22,2014, the station started simulcasting Brigada Phone Tap from Cebu. It further bolstered the prominence of the kid sensation Baby Nicole, weng dela Peña of DZXL558 formally joined the team on May 26,2014. With his arrival, minor timeslot adjustments on news programs was adopted, a week later, Brigada Connections originating broadcast transferred to Mega Manila from General Santos City. The Mega Manila identification was also dropped and changed into National Broadcast Center, on June 16,2014, Dennis Padilla joined the team, along with his program, Eat All You Can, from DZXL558. Two weeks later, former RMN News Nationwide executive producer and DZXL anchor, Leo Navarro, July 2014 saw many changes in the station. On July 5,2014, Brigada Weekend Joy started its full-blown nationwide simulcast, Brigada Connection added a one-hour afternoon edition simulcast as a supplement to its morning edition