CHR I97.5 Launches In Tucson

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Update 2/3: As we predicted, KSZR shifted to CHR as “I 97.5” at noon today with 10,000 songs commercial free.

The first hour of I97.5 consisted of:
LMFAO – Party Rock Anthem
Flo Rida – Good Feeling
Rhianna – We Found Love
Hot Chelle Rae – Tonight Tonight
Selena Gomez & The Scene – Love You Like A Love Song
Lupe Fiasco – The Show Must Go On
Gym Class Heroes – Ass Back Home
Gavin Degraw – Not Over You
Cee Lo Green – F**K You
Katy Perry – The One That Got Away
The Fray – Heartbeat
Ke$ha – Blow
Bruno Mars – It Will Rain
David Guetta w/ Nicki Minaj – Turn Me On
Adele – Set Fire To The Rain
Jessie J – Domino

Original Report 2/1: Cumulus Variety Hits “97.5 Bob-FM” Oro Valley/Tucson is running teasers that the station will debut a new format on Friday, February 3 at noon. The station has reportedly told advertisers it will begin a phase of commercial free stunting at that time.

We’re expecting the station will become CHR “I97.5” at that time. was registered last week by Jeff Andrews, APD of Cumulus’ WLS-FM Chicago and former PD of “I106” WNFN Nashville. Andrews works hand in hand with Cumulus VP/Programming Jan Jeffries.

This would be the fourth FM in the Tucson market to revamp in the last five months. Clear Channel shifted Modern AC “92.9 The Mountain” KWMT-FM to Hot ACMy 92.9” KMIY and Spanish Oldies “La Preciosa 97.1” to News/Talk KNST-FM. Journal Rhythmic Oldies “Mega 106.3” KGMG relaunched as106.3 The Groove” KTGV.

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