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Hot 102.7FM is Joburg's newest commercial radio station, broadcasting to the greater Johannesburg area and beyond on a powerful 10-kilowatt transmitter. The station's music format of "Old Skool and R&B" is complemented by a line-up of the best presenters, entertaining, amusing and compelling content, including pertinent, relevant news and traffic information.
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Hot 102.7FM closes the loop on wildly successful Abba campaign

Helen Fava of PHD Media and her husband are on their way to London to watch the Abba Voyage concert live, thanks to Hot 102.7FM and a highly successful multi-platform campaign that delivered countless memorable moments and unprecedented levels of brand engagement for the Hot brand. 5 Jul 2022 Read more

Hot 102.7FM riding high after striking strategic partnership with Strijdom Park VW

Look out for a Hot 102.7FM-branded VW in your area, following the news that Joburg's newest commercial radio station has strengthened its partner network by concluding a strategic deal with Strijdom Park Volkswagen. 1 Jul 2022 Read more

Hotbusters hit the street rewarding business that play Hot 102.7FM

The Big Switch is on to Hot 102.7FM as more and more people tune into Joburg's Best Old Skool and R&B station. 25 Jan 2022 Read more

The big switch is on to the all new Hot 102.7FM

It's the station that everybody's talking about. Launched just six months ago, Hot 102.7FM has already changed the Jo'burg radio landscape for the better. In the latest bold move, station managing director Lloyd Madurai is putting the programming of the station in the hands of its listeners. 10 Jan 2022 Read more

Hot 102.7FM's Bunny Majaja is Top Gun of the Skies

Hot 102.7FM presenter Bunny Majaja took to the skies on Sunday, 12 December with her wingman Buddy Bear, the Hot Cares mascot, all in the name of "highlighting" the Hot Cares charity. 15 Dec 2021 Read more

Hot 102.7FM Teddython raises R7m in twelve-and-a-half-hours

In just twelve-and-a-half-hours, the Hot 102.7FM Teddython raised in excess of R7,321,000 for Hot Cares. Broadcasting from Papachinos restaurant in Broadacres from the commencement of Joburg's Hottest Breakfast through to the conclusion of The Big Joburg Drive, donations and pledges came in from corporate donors and individuals. 30 Nov 2021 Read more

Hot 102.7FM Teddython is back on 25 November 2021!

Hot 102.7FM is gearing up for their huge FUNdraiser, the Hot 102.7FM Teddython at Papachinos in Broadacres tomorrow (25 November). The Teddython raises much needed funds and goods for Hot Cares NPC and this enables Hot Cares to continue the excellent work that they do in making a meaningful difference in the lives of others, all year round. 24 Nov 2021 Read more

Hot 102.7FM launches Teddython 2021

Hot 102.7FM has announced the date for the 2021 Teddython Fundraiser. "Teddython raises much-needed funds for Hot Cares, enabling them to make a meaningful difference in the lives of those around us," says Lloyd Madurai, Hot 102.7FM managing director. 27 Oct 2021 Read more

Lucky Hot 102.7FM winner scoops a bucket list prize

One of the happiest people in Joburg today must be Danielle Rice. She scooped the most sensational prize of an all-expenses paid, bucket list trip for two to the Maldives on Hot 102.7FM. Danielle will be spending a week at the luxurious five-star Robinson Noonu Hotel, courtesy of Hot 102.7FM and AfricaStay. With flights, meals and all transfers included, this prize is worth more than R100,000. 18 Oct 2021 Read more

Hot 102.7FM is the new official radio media partner of Lions Cricket

Joburg's Best Old Skool and R&B station, Hot 102.7FM is the new official radio media partner of Lions Cricket. 8 Oct 2021 Read more

Hot Cares and the Dis-Chem Foundation announce partnership

Hot Cares, the charity initiative aligned to Hot 102.7FM is proud to announce a partnership with the Dis-Chem Foundation. The initial one-year partnership will see the Dis-Chem Foundation and Hot Cares combine resources to assist communities and individuals in need. 8 Sep 2021 Read more

Hot 102.7FM sadly announces the passing of Ragani Achary

Hot 102.7FM is sad to announce that the station's head of news and news anchor on Joburg's Hottest Breakfast, Ragani Achary, passed away due to Covid-19. 16 Aug 2021 Read more

Hot 102.7FM powers Charisse Van Der Merwe at Zwartkops this weekend

This Friday and Saturday at Zwartkops Raceway, Charise van der Merwe will be representing Hot 102.7FM in the Pozidrive VW Challenge. Currently lying third in class B, 12th overall, and the leading woman in the championship, Van der Merwe is looking forward to mixing it up with the men this weekend. 12 Aug 2021 Read more

Hot Cares aims to #KeepAGirlChildinSchool this Women's Month

On 9 August, South Africa honours our powerful women, celebrating Women's Day. The date commemorates the 1956 protest march by over 20,000 women of all races to the Union Buildings to protest the proposed amendments to the Urban Areas Act of 1950. 11 Aug 2021 Read more

Hot 102.7FM partners with Operation Mercy to assist food crisis in KZN

The recent unrest in KwaZulu-Natal caused a major disruption to the supply of essential goods, leaving many citizens desperate for the basic necessities for survival. 26 Jul 2021 Read more

Hot 102.7FM helps Westside FM get back on air

In the early hours of Tuesday, 13 July, community radio station Westside FM, a mouthpiece of the West Rand community since 2013, was ransacked in an outbreak of civil unrest. For the founder of the station, Goodhope Ledwaba, this was a devastating blow: "It was terribly sad to see how our studios were looted and vital broadcast equipment either stolen or destroyed. It robbed our community of a voice as we had no means of delivering the programs that are so important to our community." 23 Jul 2021 Read more

Hot 102.7FM takes to the streets

If you're driving anywhere around the greater Joburg area, you're sure to encounter the exciting outdoor campaign for the all-new Hot 102.7FM. 15 Jul 2021 Read more

Joburg's hottest new commercial radio station launches

At 6am this morning, Hot 102.7FM, the first new commercial music station to launch in the Johannesburg market this century, made its presence known with the McFadden and Whitehead hit "Ain't No Stopping Us Now". The station, which plays Joburg's best old skool and R&B, from a powerful transmitter which reaches the greater Johannesburg area - and beyond. 1 Jul 2021 Read more

Richard Wilkinson joins Hot 102.7FM as consulting GM sales

The forthcoming launch of Hot 102.7FM has created a lot of excitement in the advertising marketplace. That's the feedback from Richard Wilkinson, consulting GM sales at Hot 102.7FM. 30 Jun 2021 Read more

New commercial station Hot 102.7FM announces on-air lineup from 1 July 2021

On 1 July 2021, Hot 102.7FM takes to the airwaves on a powerful FM transmitter that will ensure blanket coverage of the greater Johannesburg area. "A powerful transmitter is nothing without powerful, compelling programming and we are pleased to reveal our weekday lineup," says Lloyd Madurai, managing director of the new Hot 102.7FM. "Our presenters and the professionalism that they bring to the airwaves, underpinned by the best in old skool and R&B music, are sure to attract and retain a substantial fan-base." 18 Jun 2021 Read more

Hot 91.9FM gets hotter with new faces and lineup

Hot 91.9FM today announced exciting new changes to the weekday lineup effective 3 May 2021. 15 Apr 2021 Read more

Hot 91.9FM drives Charisse in the 2021 Pozidrive VW Challenge

Hot 91.9FM is proud to announce the sponsorship of 22-year-old SA woman racing driver Charisse van der Merwe as she embarks on the 2021 Pozidrive VW Challenge. 25 Mar 2021 Read more

Disruptive finance: ProfitShare Partners boosts SME opportunities

"The bedrock on which ProfitShare Partners (PSP) is founded on is inclusivity," says Andrew Maren, CEO and founder of the company working with SMEs to effect growth and success in a sector largely shut out by traditional banking processes. 4 Mar 2021 Read more

Jeremy Mansfield takes a sabbatical

Hot 91.9FM announced that Jeremy Mansfield, anchor of Hot 91.9FM FM's breakfast show Joburg's Hottest Breakfast, will be leaving the station on Friday, 26 February 2021 to focus on his health. Mansfield has been undergoing treatment for the past few months and has decided to take a break. 23 Feb 2021 Read more

Hot 91.9FM celebrates its 6th birthday by raising over R6m!

Leading Johannesburg radio station, Hot 91.9FM, raised the bar by racking up a staggering R6.113m in donations for the Hot Cares initiative at their annual 12-hour birthday Teddython fundraiser, held this year at Papachinos in Broadacres. 26 Nov 2020 Read more

ProfitShare Partners' #GetSAWorking efforts show superb results

ProfitShare Partners, the fintech disruptor and force behind the year-long campaign with radio partner Hot 91.9FM to #GetSAWorking, has already boosted businesses with over R43m - "and there's more where that came from", says founder and CEO Andrew Maren. 17 Nov 2020 Read more

Get ready for the Hot 91.9FM Teddython 2020

Hot 91.9FM's Teddython is back on Friday, 20 November 2020 and we are delighted to announce our new venue Papachinos, Broadacres in Fourways. The Hot 91.9FM team will be broadcasting live from Papachinos from 6am-6.30pm, and we invite our listeners to pop in, donate and make a meaningful difference to the lives of those around us. All Covid-19 protocols in place. 3 Nov 2020 Read more

Gallant Business Solutions the first SME to get a share of R100m in Get SA Working initiative!

Hot 91.9FM, in partnership with ProfitShare Partners, announced on Tuesday, 30 June, the first SME to get its share of R100m through the Get SA Working SME Growth Initiative. Congratulations, Andries Leboho, Director of Gallant Business Solutions! 6 Jul 2020 Read more

Radio advertising made accessible for SMEs

It has been a very trying time for the whole country. The lockdown has hit very hard and as business starts returning to normal, small business owners are faced with the challenge of letting customers know their doors are open and that they are trading again. 8 Jun 2020 Read more

R100m in capital for SMEs to Get South Africa Working

Today, ProfitShare Partners, in partnership with award-winning local community radio station Hot 91.9FM, and the all-new 'getlion' mobile app launches an exciting year-long initiative designed to get small businesses working and creating jobs. The all-new 'getlion' mobile app is designed to support SMEs in managing and growing their businesses, and ProfitShare Partners, the disruptive Fintech provider, will invest R100m in capital to support SMEs to deliver on their contracts this year. The sweetener is a prize of R1m for the small business that has created the most net jobs during the period of the campaign from 1 June 2020 to 31 May 2021. 1 Jun 2020 Read more

In a South African radio first - Hot 91.9FM Locks 'n Loads its airtime

In a daringly innovative move, Managing Director of the award-winning Hot 91.9FM, Lloyd Madurai, today announced the launch of Hot 91.9FM's new online buying platform, Lock 'n Load. 20 May 2020 Read more

Hot 91.9FM partners up with Jacksons Real Food Markets to support over 1,000 jobs

Jacksons Real Food Market is a small family-run business, showcasing local farmers and producers. Hot 91.9FM has partnered with them to give this local business the exposure they need in order to inform the public that they are open, they sell nutrient-dense food and that in supporting them, you are supporting local small and emerging farmers and keeping over 1,000 South Africans in their jobs. 22 Apr 2020 Read more

Adcock Ingram OTC's Sponsors of Brave partners with Hot 91.9FM to bring South Africa hope

Adcock Ingram OTC, Sponsors of Brave have partnered with Hot 91.9FM's Mansfield in the Morning show to bring South Africa hope during these immensely stressful times. 22 Apr 2020 Read more

Hot 91.9FM scoops Station of the Year for the 4th year in a row!

For the fourth year in a row, Joburg's hottest station Hot 91.9FM has scooped the prestigious Station of the Year award at the 2020 South African Radio Awards on Friday, 17 April 2020. This is a landmark achievement considering the station has won this award every year since 2015. 20 Apr 2020 Read more

Hot 91.9FM launches 'Hot In The City'

Once again Hot 91.9FM, Joburg's best old skool and R&B radio station, is keeping listeners inspired and entertained! This week, the crazy bunch launched 'Hot In The City' - which gives our listeners the licence to 'lockdown their groove' every weekday with the Mansfield in the Morning team and the Big Joburg Drive with Simon Parkinson. 16 Apr 2020 Read more

Hot 91.9FM's Hot Cares donates R10,000 to Shout4Masks

On Hot 91.9FM's award-winning Mansfield in the Morning show on Tuesday, 8 April, Danny K spoke to Jeremy and the team about Shout4Masks, a campaign launched by ShoutSA last Friday. 9 Apr 2020 Read more

Hot 91.9FM and NSBC bring you Small Business Relief weekdays on Mansfield in the Morning

Hot 91.9FM applauds President Ramaphosa, once again, for your measured response to the Covid-19 crisis in your address to the nation on Monday night. What is needed now is calm and decisive leadership. 1 Apr 2020 Read more

Hot 91.9FM is still bringing you the best in old skool music and R&B

Joburg's hottest station, Hot 91.9FM, today announced a provisional lineup change during the 21-day lockdown period as legislated by the government and assured listeners that the station will be 'always on', 24 hours a day, to lift audience spirits throughout this difficult period in our nation's history. 27 Mar 2020 Read more

Hot 91.9FM lights up the SA Radio Awards 2020 nominations

For the fourth year in a row, Joburg`s hottest station, Hot 91.9FM, has scooped multiple finalist nominations in the prestigious South African Radio Awards scheduled for April 2020. 19 Mar 2020 Read more

Hot 91.9FM smash their own target at their annual Teddy-Thon, raising R3,743 696.86 for charity

A birthday celebration like none other. Multiple award-winning radio station Hot 91.9FM hosted their much-anticipated annual fundraiser, Teddy-Thon on Friday 15 November at Sandton City. Months of planning, 12 and a half hours of non-stop fund-raising, pledges, commitment, passion and, of course, Hot91.9FM's community, the set target of R2,4m was smashed when over R3,7m was raised for the Hot Cares Programme. 19 Nov 2019 Read more

It's Teddy-thon time again

It is that time again when award-winning radio station, Hot 91.9FM, celebrates its 5th birthday with its annual Teddy-thon, taking place at the Checkers Court, Sandton City on 15 November from 6am-6.30pm. 12 Nov 2019 Read more

Hot 91.9FM Radio Academy, the class of 2019 graduate

The 2019 Hot 91.9fm Radio Academy Graduation took place on Saturday, 19 October, which saw another 65 students graduate in the business of radio. The eight-week course is an intensive hands-on program with weekly lectures by industry peers who have a deep understanding of what radio is all about. 30 Oct 2019 Read more

What would you do for R10,000?

Well, Jeremy Mansfield is willing to do pretty much anything! 19 Aug 2019 Read more

Hot Cares on Hot 91.9FM reach out to assist fellow presenter Neville Pillay

On Thursday, 25 July, award-winning Hot 91.9FM's Managing Director, Lloyd Madurai, was informed by Sheena Sewpersadh, a listener in Durban who streams Hot 91.9FM, about fellow radio presenter Neville Pillay's critical medical situation and his desperate need of financial assistance to pay medical bills. Immediately Lloyd reached out to the station's presenters and it was agreed that Hot 91.9FM would help a friend and fellow deejay. 31 Jul 2019 Read more

Hot cares on Hot 91.9FM to build 'A School for Madiba'

It is no secret that a good education has the power to change a life. It's also no secret that the opportunity for a good education is not available to all South Africans. 16 Jul 2019 Read more

Hot 91.9FM Comedy Jam on Saturday, 3 August 2019

Hot 91.9 FM and Real Comedy are proud to announce the first HOT 91.9FM Comedy Jam on Saturday, 3 August 2019 at Centre Court, Emperors Palace. 28 Jun 2019 Read more

Hot 91.9fm takes Station of the Year for the third consecutive year!

It was a definite case of David downing Goliath at the 2019 Liberty Radio Awards as Hot 91.9FM ran riot, scooping up a massive 12 awards out of 24 nominations including the prestigious Station of The Year for an unprecedented third consecutive time. 16 Apr 2019 Read more

Hot 91.9FM, Future City Fourways partner with Vuma Cam for first-of-a-kind community protection partnership

Hot 91.9FM is proud to announce their partnership with Vuma Cam and Future City Fourways. This partnership comes after the launch of the Hot Squad nine months ago, which has been a huge success within the community and has brought crime down dramatically in the areas in which it operates. The Hot Squad has been a joint initiative between Hot 91.9FM and Future City Fourways as part of the (JMPD) Traffic Warden Programme. 12 Apr 2019 Read more

Liberty Radio Awards - A Hot 21 nominations!

Building on last year's runaway success at the prestigious Liberty Radio Awards, Joburg's hottest station, Hot 91.9FM, has scooped a staggering 21 nominations for the 2019 awards setting a record for the most nominations by any radio station in one year. 25 Mar 2019 Read more

Hot 91.9FM and Sandown Motors ready to hit the road!

Wednesday, 6 March, saw Hot 91.9FM and Sandown Motors Mercedes Benz celebrate their brand-new partnership on-air and on the road with the official vehicle handover of three Mercedes Benz vehicles to the Hot 91.9FM Mansfield In The Morning team of Jeremy Mansfield, Samantha Cowen and John Walland. 19 Mar 2019 Read more

Radio host Benjy Mudie joins Hot 91.9FM

Hot 91.9FM is thrilled to announce that Benjy Mudie has joined the station effective 1 March 2019. Benjy will host a brand new show, Good Times with Benjy Mudie, every Sunday from 3-6pm, playing timeless classic pop and soul from the sixties, seventies and eighties to ease you into the early evening. 7 Mar 2019 Read more

The Hot 91.9FM Radio Academy Awards

The Hot 91.9FM Radio Training Academy Awards for 2018 were held in November last year and saw another 70 students graduate into the business of radio. The three-month course is an intensive hands-on programme with weekly lectures by industry peers who have a deep understanding of what radio is all about. 1 Mar 2019 Read more

Hot 91.9FM set to roar with the Emirates Lions

Hot91.9FM is proud to announce an exciting new media partnership with the Emirates Lions Rugby team. The managing director of Emirates Airline Park (formerly known as Ellis Park Stadium), Edgar Rathbone, joined the Mansfield in the Morning team live in studio to announce this exciting new venture. "We are proud to be associated with Hot 91.9FM and believe that this relationship will garner great support from both Emirates Lions fans and Hot 91.9FM listeners". Rathbone added that this combination of two winning teams makes a strong statement of support to Joburgers and aims to make Emirates Airline Park the best attended stadium in 2019. 26 Feb 2019 Read more

Hot 91.9FM grows its strategic partnerships with various iconic landmarks and facilities

The start of 2019 sees Hot 91.9FM growing not only in audience and market share but also its strategic partnerships with various iconic Johannesburg landmarks and facilities. 20 Feb 2019 Read more

Hot 91.9FM presents Flashback to the 90s ft Dr Alban and Haddaway

Hot 91.9fm announced today that they will be presenting the Flashback to the 90's Concert ft. smash hot artists Dr Alban and Haddaway on 27 April 2019 at the Waterfall Park at Mall of Africa, Waterfall City. 13 Feb 2019 Read more

Hot 91.9fm urgently calls on corporates to assist animal shelter PurrPaws

PurrPaws, an animal shelter in the Vaal area, is urgently seeking help after part of their shelter burnt down last night. The fire blazed through the shelter and the SPCA and SAPS were on the scene to assist in the rescue of the remaining animals and relocating them to temporary shelters. 31 Jan 2019 Read more

The hottest year on record

In the four years since Hot 91.9fm switched on the microphone and lit up the airwaves, the station has reached many milestones, however none more so than in 2018. 28 Jan 2019 Read more

Hot 91.9FM Christmas Wish

The Hot 91.9FM Christmas Wish will launch on Mansfield in the Morning from 10-21 December. 6 Dec 2018 Read more

Hot 91.9FM raises R2,106,805 at their 2nd annual Teddy-thon fundraiser

Multiple award-winning radio station, Hot 91.9FM, celebrated its fourth birthday on Friday, 16 November, with their much-anticipated Teddy-thon fundraiser. In true Hot style they set themselves a giant target and hit the mark by raising a tremendous R2.1m for their charity arm, Hot Cares. 20 Nov 2018 Read more

Jeremy Mansfield returns to radio with Mansfield in the Morning

Hot 91.9FM is delighted to announce the return of legendary radio presenter Jeremy Mansfield to the station. Jeremy will be the host of Hot 91.9FM's all-new morning show, Mansfield in the Morning, a move that sees him reunited with long-time partner in crime Sam Cowen and the team of Simon Hill, John Walland, Karabo Yibe and award-winning producer, Will Scott. Mansfield in the Morning will kick off at 6am on Thursday, 1 November 2018. 23 Oct 2018 Read more

Hot 91.9FM presents Jingle Jam 2018! The groovy old-skool party!

Haul your platforms, high tops or legwarmers and get ready to do the hustle, sprinkler and moonwalk! It's the Hot 91.9FM Jingle-Jam and we want you to get down like it's 1999! This groovy old-skool party features hits from the 70s all the way to the 90s. Hot 91.9FM is proud to be hosting the HotCares Jingle Jam Party, brought to you by The Courier Guy, on Saturday, 3 November 2018, at Cantare, Monte Casino. 11 Oct 2018 Read more

Hot Squad and SAPS arrest suspect for attempted smash-and-grab and stabbing

The Hot Squad on duty at the corner of William Nicol and Fourways Boulevard observed a male attempting to force entry into a vehicle and immediately called for back-up. 5 Oct 2018 Read more

Hot 91.9FM and Future City Fourways launch Hot Squad in Johannesburg North

On 18 September 2018, Hot 91.9FM, in proud partnership with Future City Fourways, as part of the Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) Traffic Warden Programme working with the South African Police Service, are helping to take back the streets of Johannesburg North, one intersection at a time. 21 Sep 2018 Read more

Hot 91.9FM makes a meaningful difference touching 100 lives

100 years of Madiba Magic - 100 lives changed 13 Aug 2018 Read more

A first for South African radio

Hot 91.9FM has done it again! The multiple award-winning radio station has partnered with AltCoinTrader, for the first time on South African radio, to give listeners a chance to win a whole bitcoin worth thousands of rands. 15 Jun 2018 Read more

Well-known radio personality Chris Gibbons joins Hot 91.9FM

Joburg's Hottest radio station, Hot 91.9FM, has announced that well-known radio presenter Chris Gibbons will be joining the radio station from Monday, 4 June 2018. 31 May 2018 Read more

Tony Murrel joins Joburg's hottest station

Joburg`s multiple award-winning station, Hot 91.9, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Tony Murrel as programme manager for the station. 3 May 2018 Read more

Deezer and Hot91.9FM announce first ever music partnership

Deezer to collaborate with award-winning radio station 25 Apr 2018 Read more

Hot 91.9FM burns bright at the 2018 Liberty Radio Awards

Hot 91.9FM received a number of nods at the 2018 Liberty Radio Awards across a range of platforms and categories. The awards programme celebrates and acknowledges excellence in radio and brings the entire industry together for a night of celebration. 18 Apr 2018 Read more

Hot 91.9FM receives 19 nominations in the 2018 Liberty Radio Awards

Hot 91.9FM is delighted to announce that it has substantially increased its haul of nominations in this year's prestigious Liberty Radio Awards to a whopping 19 nominations. 23 Mar 2018 Read more

Hot 91.9FM's Hot Cares

Hot Cares is the Hot 91.9fm community upliftment initiative that strives towards making a meaningful difference in the lives of those around us and last month, January 2018, the team focused on back to school supplies and educational assistance. 15 Feb 2018 Read more

Joburg's Hot this summer!

2017 has certainly been a year to remember for Hot 91.9FM. The year kicked off with the station scoring mega big kudos at the Liberty Radio Awards which took place on Saturday, 22 April in Sandton. Hot 91.9FM won an impressive 10 awards including Best Radio Station: Community. 22 Dec 2017 Read more