YFM Takoradi through its flagship request show, ‘Shouts on Y’ has launched an audience-based music chart with actual, reliable statistics of the most requested songs in Takoradi.
The music barometer dubbed ‘Taadi Most Requested’ will feature a compilation of the most requested songs on ‘Shouts on Y’ and will be released on weekly basis.
‘Shouts on Y’ is a three (3)-hour music request radio show with three (3) main segments ‘AfroTunes’, ‘Yummy Time’ and the song requesting segment where listeners send in voice notes of their favourite songs to be played for their friends and loved ones.
Speaking about the reasons for the introduction of top ten ‘Taadi Most Requested’, Programmes Manager of YFM Takoradi, Mr. Agyekum Gyima Akwasi said:
‘’The ’Taadi Most Requested’ monitor and provide an accurate representation of songs that enjoy the most requests on ‘Shouts on Y’. The top ten (10) songs will be released weekly by the ‘Taadi Most Requested’ chart team.
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Music charts are very important because it’s an indication of how well a song is performing.
At YFM Takoradi we are doing a listener-based chart because they are the primary consumers of the music churned out by musicians.’’
According to Mr. Agyekum, Ghanaian artistes have made impressive strides with their unique talents over the years.
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‘’The constant growth witnessed in the industry goes to show that musicians in Ghana, specifically Takoradi need the proverbial mirror on the wall to see the fairest in the land. This will breed healthy competition among artistes and encourage creativity, and that is what the YFM brand stands for; creativity and growth of the music industry in Ghana’’ he noted.
‘Shouts on Y’ airs weekdays (Monday to Friday) from 12:00pm-3:00pm and hosted by Douglas Richards Wilson also known as Bushke and DJ Suraka.