Metro FM is a South African national radio that broadcasts urban contemporary music 24/7. It is based in Johannesburg and owned by SABC. It offers listeners popular music, as well as the latest news, sports events, competitions, weather and finance. Podcasts and the live stream feature are available on the Metro FM website.

Languges: English.

Formats: Urban contemporary.

Genres: Hip Hop, Kwaito, Jazz.

First air date: October, 1986

Owner: SABC

Main shows and presenters

  • I Believe - Oskido
  • Morning Flava - Mo Flava, Melanie Bala & Owen Hannie
  • METRO Top 40 - DJ Sabby
  • Kings Suite - Sphectacula & DJ Naves
  • Urban Beat - DJ Mlu
  • Weekender - MO G
  • The Touchdown – T Bo Touch
  • Metro FM Talk – Ayabonga Cawe


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

  • Bloemfontein 98.1
  • Durban 93.0
  • Durban North 107.9
  • East London 107.7
  • Eshowe 90.3
  • Johannesburg 96.4
  • Middelburg 100.3
  • Nongoma 89.8
  • Parsons Hill 87.9
  • Port Elizabeth 100.5
  • Potgietersrus 106.7
  • Pretoria 92.4
  • Sea Point 91.7
  • Table Mountain 88.6
  • Tygerberg 93.0



  • Bandile
    The best streams are on Sundays and I always look forward to every Sunday for good music. Many thanks to all the people who make this possible.
  • Nicholas
    Metro is the best station in South Africa. I listen to your online streaming all the time. Songs give me energy and strength.
  • Luca
    I've been listening to Metro for a long time. This is my favorite station. Most of all I like the live streaming of the show Romantic Repertoire.
  • Yasmin
    Listening from Cape Town. A good SA online radio station, a lot of good music - that's what I need.
  • Sam
    Metro is the №1 online radio in Johannesburg. Great job guys.
  • Jaime
    I listen to Metro on my way to work. Cool shows and music. Thanks guys.
  • Wilson Marian
    The best radio with my favourite music. Thanks to the DJs for the good mood!