DIGICEL TAKES CARIBBEAN MUSIC AND CULTURE TO THE WORLD – The Digicel Caribbean Hot 30 now airs in 17 countries

Digicel, the fastest-growing wireless telecommunications operator in the Caribbean, in association with Sony Ericsson, is the proud sponsor of the new Caribbean countdown Digicel Caribbean Hot 30. The Digicel Caribbean Hot 30 is a weekly chart featuring 30 of the hottest songs coming out of the region. The chart is based on party jams, combined charts and radio play from across the region powered by the Caribbean’s premier DJ fraternity, ‘The Top Gunners‘.

As part of their ‘My Music, My Digicel‘ initiative, Digicel has already brought Digicel Rising Stars to Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, Haiti and the Eastern Caribbean. Through Digicel Caribbean Hot 30, Digicel is able to facilitate the growth and development of Caribbean music further.

Commercial Director for Digicel, Brian Finn affirmed Digicel’s commitment to the development of Caribbean music, saying “As the fastest growing mobile network across the Caribbean, Digicel is excited about helping to build appreciation of and acclaim for Caribbean music and culture. As Digicel extends its offering in many of our 23 markets, the Digicel Caribbean Hot 30 – along with our other music properties – will create a bigger and better experience for our customers.”

The Digicel Caribbean Hot 30, is now touted as the official Caribbean music countdown with the major aim of carrying Caribbean music to the rest of the world. The chart show is hosted by Jon Doe and currently airs on top radio stations in 17 Caribbean territories: Antigua & Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Lucia, St. Kitts, St. Vincent & The Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos and US Virgin Islands. With interest from other territories ‘hotting‘ up, there is now a major push to air the programme internationally.

Although the main focus of the show is music, Digicel is really driving their interaction with Digicel Caribbean Hot 30 in order to drive customers to Digicel Live. Digicel Live is a world of information and entertainment services on your mobile. In turn offering a better customer experience through downloading of the latest music tracks and downloads, offering a better customer experience. Digicel and Sony Ericsson, will also provide exciting weekly and monthly prizes for lucky winners of text competitions and various other contests that will also be hosted on the website.

Each week the segment titled ‘Caribbean Hot Spots’ showcases one country in the region where the host uncovers hot spots in that destination. Another segment dubbed ‘In Da Kitchen’ serves up delectable recipes from various corners of the Caribbean.

The Digicel Caribbean Hot 30 can currently be heard in several territories on their hottest stations:

Barbados
Hott 95.3 FM
7 ? 10 pm
Saturdays

Trinidad & Tobago
Hott 93 FM
7 ? 10 pm
Saturdays

Grenada
Hott FM
7 ? 10 pm
Saturdays

St. Lucia
The Wave 94.5 & 93.7
7 ? 10 pm
Saturdays

Montserrat
Gem Radio
7 ? 10 pm
Saturdays

Antigua & Barbuda
Gem Radio
7 ? 10 pm
Saturdays

St. Vincent & The Grenadines
Hitz 104.1
1 – 4 pm
Sundays

Bermuda
Power 95 FM
11am ? 2 pm
Sundays

St. Kitts
Sugar City Rock 90.3 FM
6 ? 9 pm
Saturdays

Cayman Islands
Hot 104.1 FM
9am- 12 pm
Sundays

USVI
Isle 95 FM
4 – 7 pm
Sunday

Dominica
Kiari 91.1 FM
2 ? 5 pm
Saturdays

Suriname
RP-THE HOT ONE -89.7FM
3 ? 6 pm
Saturdays

Turk & Caicos
Radio Turks & Caicos
TBA
Saturdays

Bahamas
100 Jamz
TBA
Sundays

Haiti
Radio One
TBA
Saturdays

Jamaica
Hot 102 FM
7am-10am
Saturdays

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