Corus Classic Hits “Vinyl 95.3” CING Hamilton, ON has flipped to Adult CHR “95.3 Fresh-FM“.
The station’s switch took place at 9:53am as the station segued from Stevie Nicks “Changes” into Pink “Get This Party Started“. Corus promotes core artists on the station to include Pink, Maroon 5, Rihanna, Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars, Bon Jovi, Black Eyed Peas, Kelly Clarkson and Train. Darrin Laidman and Colleen Rusholme will remain with the station in the morning slot through the format change.
CING was second of the Hamilton based stations in the Fall 2012 BBM ratings behind Astral AC “102.9 K-Lite” CKLH with a 5.2 share. The Hamilton market, however also receives a full complement of signals from neighboring Toronto. In the Toronto PPM ratings period running from November 26 to February 24, CING received a 1.7 share.
CING joins similarly branded “Fresh-FM” stations from Corus in Edmonton, Winnipeg, and London, ON.