WQFM becomes QFM with playlist change

WQFM becomes QFM with playlist change – RadioInsight

Times-Shamrock Hot AC”Q92.1WQFM Nanticoke/Wilkes-Barre and simulcasters 100.1 WQFN Forest City and 102.7 W274AO Scranton went from their 90s and early 2000s-based playlist to mostly mainstream/recurring, while renaming “QFM“.

Currently operating without a jock, the station now positions itself as “Simply More Music”.

WQFM/WQFN recorded a 1.9 share in the February 2022 Nielsen Audio rankings, putting it well behind Audacy’s market-leading CHR 98.5 WKRZ/107.9 Share WKRF 9.5. The station also fits into a competitive landscape with the combination AC”Magic 93“WMGS and CHR”Hot 97.1” WBHT/95.7 WBHD with a share of 6.7 and 3.6 respectively.

The 2 p.m. hour of WQFM consisted of:

  • Doja Cat – Say it
  • Jonas Brothers – Sucker
  • Kings of Leon – Use Someone
  • Dua Lipa – Levitation
  • Maren Morris – The Bones
  • Harry Styles – Watermelon Sugar
  • Semisonic – Closing Time
  • Ava Max – Sweet but Psycho
  • Panic! At the Disco – High Hopes
  • Taylor Swift – Message in a Bottle (Taylor Version)
  • Katy Perry – Hot and Cold
  • Post Malone – Circles
  • 24KGoldn ft. Iann Dior – Mood
  • Charlie Puth – Warning
  • The Weeknd – Blinding Lights
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