Joy FM tops, Multimedia brands take over Top 10 Influential Radio Stations on Social Media

Four Multimedia radio stations have been listed among the Top Ten Influential Radio Stations on Social Media in Ghana for the year 2015.

Ghana’s leading Urban radio station, Joy 99.7 FM maintained its leading position on Social Media in 2015, according to a latest Ghana Social Media ranking compiled by CliQ Africa.

Adom 106.3 FM came 5th, whereas Kumasi based Nhyira 104.5 FM was 6th. Asempa 94.7 FM, another Multimedia brand was ranked 10th.

Below is the table:

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For 365 days that Avance Media and CliQ Africa monitored activities on social media for Radio Stations, which created rivalry competition, some were positively used in doing other activities such as raising funds for charity, sharing of News Articles, Political Awareness aside the usual usage to promote on-air programs.

Following Joy FM keenly was Citi FM and Xlive Africa which came 2nd and 3rd respectively.

Other radio stations out of Accra such as, Nhyira 104.5 FM and Metro 94.1 FM also showed their prominence making great use of their accounts to keep followed up to date with various activities.

For this special category, FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM and TWITTER were considered due to its massive presence and usage among radio channels with data from Engagements, Post Reach and Mentions.


  1. Joy 99.7 FM
  2. Citi 97.3 FM
  3. Xlive Africa
  4. Y 107.9 FM
  5. ADOM 106.3 FM
  6. Nhyira 104.5 FM
  7. Metro 94.1 FM
  8. Live 91.9fm
  9. Starr1035FM
  10. Asempa 94.7 FM

With analysis from the 2014 rankings, Joy FM and Citi FM maintained their leading roles giving opportunities to Starr FM, Live FM, Metro FM, Nhyira FM, as new entrants chasing out Peace FM, Oman FM, Radio XYZ and Hitz FM.

Other potential entrants for next year include: Radio XYZ, Ultimate FM, Angel FM and Peace FM

Final Data used for all Rankings were recorded on the 8th December,2015 and Figures (GSMR Score) on the attached chart are calculations from Social Media followings, Engagements, Post Reaches and Mentions.

Through Observations and Feedbacks on our rankings for 2014, we came up with the GSMR score, with a formula derived from various followings on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube with data on Engagements, Posts Reach and Mentions.

As Ghanaians head towards the polls in 2016 to cast their votes, we have assessed the important role Social Media would play in various political activities and would like to use this platform to appeal to all Ghanaians to desist from using their social media platforms to channel unwarranted contents that potentially can lead this nation into any uproar.

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