5FM is a South African radio station that broadcasts non-stop nationwide and around the world through the live streaming feature. It is focused on a Top 40 music format, which includes the most popular contemporary music and entertainment. The 5FM line is completed with news, traffic, sports and competitions. Podcasts of its main shows and playlists are also available on official website.

Slogan: "Outrageous!"

Languges: English.

Formats: Music, Hits.

Genres: Rock, Pop.

First air date: 13 October 1975

Owner: SABC


Main shows and presenters

  • Drive – Nick Hamman, Nadia Romanos, Jude van Wyk and Bibi Mbangula
  • 5 FM Breakfast – Dan Corder, Mathapelo Moloi, Xoli Zondo and Marli van Eeden
  • Early Mornings – Karabo
  • The Roger Goode Show
  • The Kyle Cassim Show
  • Lunch – Zanele Potelwa, Yanga Mjoli
  • After Hours – Leah Jazz
  • Selective Styles – Kid Fonque
  • 5FM Top 40 with Nick Archibald
  • Weekend Afternoons – Kea Boya
  • Weekend Nights – Boipelo Mooketsi
  • Nights – Smash Afrika

Frequencies

5FM broadcasts in the following cities on FM, AM or Online:

  • Alexander Bay 92.2
  • Bloemfontein 91.6
  • Cape Town 89
  • Davel 90.4
  • Durban 89.9
  • Durban North 103.8
  • East London 88.5
  • George 91.7
  • Hout Bay 87.8
  • Johannesburg 98.9
  • Kimberley 91
  • Knysna 92.2
  • Kroonstad 93.4
  • Makhanda (Grahamstown) 90.4
  • Mbombela 91.1
  • Middelburg 97
  • Oudtshoorn 92.6
  • Paarl 88.5
  • Pietermaritzburg 100.3
  • Potgietersrus 91.4
  • Sea Point 90.4
  • Simon's Town 87.8
  • Sunnyside 103.6
  • Table Mountain 89.9
  • The Bluff 107.4
  • Theunissen 92.5
  • Tygerberg 88.2
  • Welverdiend 107.3

Contacts

Reviews

  • Mike
    Each presenter that comes on plays the same record over and over and over. Please stop
  • Kitty
    I've been listening to 5fm radio for a long time now and I'm not going to stop! Good pleasant music and wonderful programs do not let you get bored.
  • Eddie
    I can listen live all the time! Very cool music, I love its top 40! Making my work day pleasant! The Power of 5!
  • Hitesh
    Doesn't let me sleep on the night shift... Listening to the live stream and get energized! Five fm is the best online station!
  • Felix
    Thank you radio 5 for awesome music. Really very cool radio station with great presenters.