92.3 Now Debuts

92.3 Now 923 NowFM WXRK New York

CBS Radio officially launched CHR 92.3 Now at 5:02pm with Black Eyed Peas’ new “Boom Boom Pow” as the first song. Following Van Halen’s “Right Now” the station stunted for a few minutes with a ticking clock and then a sweeper directing listeners to 92.3 HD2 and its website where K-Rock will continue and to sister Sports WFAN.

You can hear the end of K-Rock and the launch of 92.3 Now at the Format Change Archive.

The RadioInsight.com Net Gnomes broke the news that WXRK would potentially become “Now” on March 2.

Click below to see the final hour log for K-Rock and the first hour of Now.

Final Hour of K-Rock:
Soundgarden – Black Hole Sun
AC/DC – Rock And Roll Ain’t Noise Pollution
The Ramones – Do You Remember Rock ‘N’ Roll Radio?
Pearl Jam – Jeremy
Led Zeppelin – Babe I’m Gonna Leave You
Green Day – Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life)
Foo Fighters – Times Like These
Nirvana – All Apologies
Van Halen – Right Now

First Hour of 92.3 Now:
Black Eyed Peas – Boom Boom Pow
Flo-Rida – Right Round
Lady Gaga – Poker Face
Kanye West – Heartless
Akon – Beautiful
T.I. – Live Your Life
DMX – Party Up
Britney Spears – Circus
Eminem – Crack A Bottle
Beyonce – Single Ladies
The All-American Rejects – Gives You Hell
Kanye West – Love Lockdown
Soulja Boy – Kiss Me Thru The Phone
Lady GaGa – Just Dance
Britney Spears – If U Seek Amy
Katy Perry – Hot N Cold

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Lance Venta is the Owner and Publisher of RadioInsight.com and a consultant for RadioBB Networks specializing in integration of radio and the internet. Lance has two decades of experience tracking the audio industry and its use of digital platforms.

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