104.9 Vancouver

CHR Rebrandings Reach Vancouver

Rogers and Bell are bringing their national CHR brands to Vancouver. This morning Rogers rebranded CHR “Sonic 104.9” CFUN-FM Chilliwack and its two boosters 92.5 CFUN-1 Abbotsford and 104.9 CFUN-2 Vancouver as “Kiss Radio“. The move places the station under the “Kiss” brand utilized by Rogers CHRs in Kingston and Toronto as well as seven Hot AC’s across Canada. The company most recently rebranded 102.3 CKY-FM Winnipeg under the “Kiss” umbrella. The rebranding at CFUN follows reports from PugetSoundRadio.com that Bell Media will return their “Virgin Radio” branding to the market on CHR “94.5 The Beat” CFBT on March 5. The Virgin branding had been utilized on 95.3 CKZZ until the spinoff of the station to Newcap in ...[Read More]

The Fun Is Over In Vancouver; Sonic Hits Town

Update 8/17: At 8:42am, CFUN 104.9 flipped to CHR as “Sonic Hits Now“. Launching with the usual 10,000 songs in a row, the station is promising to be agressive on new music. The first hour of Sonic 104.9 consisted of: LMFAO – Party Rock Anthem Pitbull – Give Me Everything Nicole Scherzinger / 50 Cent – Right There Katy Perry – Last Friday Night Black Eyed Peas – Don’t Stop The Party Lady Gaga – Edge Of Glory Bruno Mars – Lazy Song Nicki Minaj – Super Bass These Kids Where Crowns – I Wanna Dance With Somebody Usher – DJ Got Us Falling In Love Foster The People – Pumped Up Kicks Jason Derulo – Don’t Wanna Go Home Lupe Fiasco – The Show Goes On Maroon 5 / Christina Aguilera – Moves Like...[Read More]