1990s & Before
|1 January||Launched as Perfect Ten 98.7FM with 10 DJs, it was the first 24-hour English radio station in Singapore.|
|27 June||Re-branded to 987FM with it's new slogan "Only The Hits".|
|October||The Serious World was introduced, hosted by Don & Drew.|
|December||Emily Teng joins the 987FM DJ Crew.|
|The Top 10 Visual Radio Music Downloads chart show was aired. It was presented by a computer-generated and edited female voice. It was then replaced by 987 Stripped which was hosted by Shan Wee from 4pm to 5pm on Saturdays.|
|4th Quarter||987 UK Top 10 was extended to the Top 20 Chart & it's timeslot was moved from 4 to 5pm on Sundays to a later timeslot at 7 to 8pm.|
|January||987 Top 10 Chart was extended back to 987 Top 20 Chart. Mr Young joined in with Daniel Ong for the countdown.|
|6 June||Jacqui Thibodeaux joined the 987FM DJ Crew.|
|May||Muttons In The Morning hosted by Justin Ang & Vernon Anthonisz were temporary suspended from the show due to their hosting of "No Bra Day", an activity which was sponsored by FHM Singapore, featured young models competing to see who could remove their bras in the fastest time possible.|
|July||After Justin Ang & Vernon Anthonisz suspensions were lifted, The duos hosted a new show called Muttons At Midnight every weekdays from 10pm to 2am.|
|23 July||Introduced new programme schedules.|
Rosalyn Lee (Rozz) & Chew Soo Wei (Soo) joined the 987FM DJ Crew with the following changes:
|19 October||Raven Hanson left 987FM.|
Ms Vandetta took over the 1 to 4pm weekday timeslots, replacing Raven Hanson & thus becoming a full-time DJ.
At the same time, Vandetta's weekends morning timeslot was replaced by Emily Teng.
987 Weekend Wind-Down was introduced. It causes 987 Stripped to be pushed to a later timeslot from 5 to 6pm.
At the same time, Shan Wee was replaced by Mr Young as the host.
|987 Generations was introduced hosted every weekends, playing tracks from the dirty genres.|
Muttons At Midnight timeslot was brought forward from 10pm to 2am to 8 to 12am & the show was renamed to Muttons To Midnight, resulting in the removal of Say It With Music.
|2nd or 3rd Quarter||
Ms Vandetta joined Daniel Ong & Mr Young in the morning show to form AM Mayhem, leaving the 1 to 4pm weekday afternoon slot vacant.
|June||Revamped of 987FM webpage.|
|September||Introduced new interval signals.|
|31 October||The Serious World was moved from its original timeslots from 3 to 5am to 2 to 4pm.|
On Air With Ryan Seacrest was aired every weekdays from 1 to 4pm via a satellite feeds from the US, replacing The Serious World.
On the same day, the weekday edition of Live Over Lunch from 1 to 2pm was removed from it's timeslots. It was the only computer-controlled weekday show on 987FM.
|Unknown Months||The ability to vote for songs in the 987 Top 20 Charts was removed.|
|Introduced (K-MIX) versions of songs that features a jingle at the beginning of selected songs released.|
|1 January||Celebrated 20th birthday.|
|February||987 Remix was replaced by the Saturday slot of 987 Stripped.|
|1 March||Internet radio streaming was suspended alongside with all other Mediacorp radio stations due to copyright issues.|
|21 March||987 Home & 987 The Edge swapped timeslots.|
|5 April||987 Home changed over to a one-hour show to short trailers played every six hours from Monday to Saturday weekly.|
|13 - 17 April||Nokia Comes With Music week was launched. It featured completely no commercials for the first time temporarily for the entire week.|
|July||Chew Soo Wei (Soo) left 987FM over an alleged claims.|
|27 July||Minor reshuffling of shifts.|
|14 September||Minor changes were made to the 987FM website.|
|October||Internet radio stream were temporarily resumed, however a few days later, the radio stream link was taken down.|
987FM's internet radio stream officially resumed back along with other Mediacorp stations. TTo keep up with the radio stream synchronization, the live FM transmission are being delayed by approximately 30 to 90 seconds.
|Constance Lau joins the part-time 987 DJ Crew.|
|14 January||A second batch of New This Week tracks has been introduced every mid-week.|
|19 February||Daniel Ong left 987FM.|
|24 February||Launch of xinmsn web portal resulting in the 987FM webpage to be revamped.|
|March||Divian Nair joins the part-time 987 DJ Crew.|
|1 March||Sarah Tan joined the 987FM DJ Crew.|
A new radio show AM Jam was introduced which was hosted by Ms Vandetta & Mr Young.
This caused Ms Vandetta's former radio show, The V Spot to be replaced by Sarah Tan's new show.
|The format of programming and the playlist arrangements was revamped.|
|20 March||987 Generations was hosted by Mr Young instead of the computer-generated shows.|
|27 March||The long-vacant timeslot of 11am to 2pm on Saturdays was changed from Only The Hits to a new show by Emily Teng.|
|The UK Top 20 on 987FM were both hosted by Shan Wee & Sarah Tan. This marks the first time the UK Top 20 (previously UK Top 10 prior to late 2006) that are hosted by two hosts since its commencement in 2005.|
|29 March||Listeners were baffled that Ris Low is becoming a new co-host alongside with Shan and Rozz. However, this has proved out to be an April Fool's Joke and the entire event of Ris Low joining 987FM makes Rozz abruptly leaving halfway through the show was just a plotted prank of it entirety.|
987FM's broadcast studio were relocated from it's radio building at Caldecott Broadcast Centre to *SCAPE Singapore.
A launch party was held on the same day with performances from local artists such as Sezairi Sezali, Sylvia Ratonel & West Grand Boulevard. At the same time. listeners were then given a chance to tour around the entire studio.
This was all association with 987FM's 21st birthday.
|19 July||The entire line-up for 987FM were changed & all 987FM DJs will be broadcasting live from the newly-launched studio at *SCAPE Singapore.|
|Divian Nair has been changed from a part-time to full-time DJ. He was then place to co-hosts alongside with Ms Vandetta.|
|On Air With Ryan Seacrest was replaced by The Longest Lunch Break hosted by Sarah Tan.|
|24 July||On Air With Ryan Seacrest was then moved to a new timeslot from 6 to 11pm on Sundays.|
|987 Club was pushed forward from the 11pm to 12am timeslot to 10 to 11pm timeslot every Saturdays.|
|987 The Edge was changed from it's 7 to 8pm timeslot every Saturdays to a new timeshlot of 10 to 11pm every Sundays.|
The Weekend Wind-Down stopped varying its hosts weekly and sticked to only Desiree Lai to hosting it instead.
It's Sundays edition was also replaced by the repeat telecast of the 987 Top 20 Countdown which was aired from 2 to 4pm instead of the previous 11am to 1pm timeslot.
Say It With Music was brought forward on weekends from its previous 8 to 11pm timeslot to a newly extended timeslot from 6pm to 10pm.
The weekday edition of the show hosted by Shan & Rozz remains unchanged.
|21 August||The Weekend Wind-Down timeslot has changed again from 2 to 5pm to the 10am to 2pm timeslot. However, the host of the show, Desiree Lai, remains unchanged.|
Two new weekends shows were introduced:
Two revamped shows were re-introduced every weekends:
|10 October||Emily Teng left 987FM.|
|13 November||The weekend shows were reshuffled, resulting in the removal of 987 Stripped & On Air With Ryan Seacrest.|
|3 December||Vanessa Fernandez left 987FM.|
|19 December||Jacqui Thibodeaux temporarily left 987FM.|
|14 February||Jacqui Thibodeaux returns back to 987FM.|
Shan and Rozz were moved to the morning timeslots, while Divian and Jacqui has taken over the night shift timeslots as hosts of Say It With Music.
|18 February||Mr Young left 987FM.|
|May||Genevieve Lim (Gen) left 987FM.|
|June||Desiree Lai was assigned as a music director. The former music director, Colin Minjoot, was then transferred over to Class 95FM.|
|16 June -
So You Wanna Be A DJ were organised by 987FM, Y.E.S. 93.3FM, Ria 89.7FM & Oli 96.8FM. It was held every Thursdays at 8pm.
The eventual winner was Kimberly Wang.
|October||987 The Next Big Thing was held. The winner will be entitled to a grand prize of $10,000 and a performing contract with 987FM.|
|Kimberly Wang joined as a part-time DJ of 987FM.|
|18 February||Shan Wee left 987FM.|
|23 March||Sarah Tan left 987FM.|
|July||Darren Wee joins the part-time 987FM DJ Crew.|
|3 September||Jade Seah joins the 987FM DJ Crew.|
|November||Shayma Alkaff left 987FM.|
|4th Quarter||Sonia Chew joins the part-time 987FM DJ Crew after winning 987 Radio Star.|
|15 December||Joakim Gomez joins the part-time 987FM DJ Crew.|
|13 Febuary||Jacqui Thibodeaux left 987FM.|
|28 Febuary||Desiree Lai left 987FM.|
|Febuary||Dee Kosh (Darryl Koshy) joins the 987FM DJ Crew & teaming up with Divian Nair to form The Double Ds which was hosted every weekdays from 8pm to 12am.|
|March||Jade Seah left 987FM.|
|20 May||987FM's broadcast studio moved back to it's MediaCorp Broadcasting Studios at Caldecott after its tenancy with *SCAPE Singapore has expired.|
|August||Naomi Yeo joins the part-time 987 DJ Crew.|
|October||Tabitha Nauser joins the part-time 987FM DJ Crew.|
|Jeremy Ratnam joins the 987FM DJ Crew.|
|January||Kimberly Wang has being changed from a part-time to full-time DJ.|
|Sonia Chew has being changed from a part-time to full-time DJ.|
|3 January||Rosalyn Lee (Rozz) left 987FM.|
|Bobby Tonelli left 987FM.|
|Jeremy Ratnam left 987FM.|
|6 January||The Wake Up Call with Sonia & Joakim was introduced every weekdays from 6am to 10am.|
|10 March||Divian Nair left 987FM.|
|30 May||Dee Kosh left 987FM.|
|9 June||Gerald Koh joins the 987 DJ Crew.|
|October||Darren Wee left 987FM.|
|Unknown Month||Tabitha Nauser has been changed from a part-time to full time DJ.|
|27 February||Justin Ang & Vernon Anthonisz left 987FM & went over to Class 95FM to host Muttons In The Morning.|
|1 March||Revamped of website & programmes.|
|28 June||Naomi Yeo left 987FM.|
|November||Nic Shields takes over as Music Director, taking over from Colin Minjoot and Jeremy Ratnam who stepped down in March 2015.|
|2 January||Dafril Phua left 987FM.|
|25 July||As a result of streamlining & downsizing policies with the changing media landscape, a majority of weekend specialty shows are removed.|
|6 January||Tabitha Nauser left 987FM.|
|17 January||987FM's studio moved over to a brand new location at Mediacorp Campus located at Mediapolis@One-North.|
|23 January||The commercial breaks were at :00, :15, :30, :45 minutes past the hour, and the news bulletin was aired at the :45 break. At the same time, the commercials were cut from 4 to 2 breaks per hour at :20, :40, and the news bulletin was moved forward to the top of the hour.|
|August||Ann Nicole Ng joins the part-time 987FM DJ Crew after winning 987 Radio Star 2017.|
|November||The news bulletin via CNA938 was only aired during primetime hours (6 to 9am, 11am to 12pm & 4 to 7pm).
|August||Naomi Yeo returns back to 987FM.|
|8 September||987 Rave is replaced by the syndicated programme Spinnin' Sessions. |
|April||Nic Shields left Mediacorp. At the same time, Alfred Alfie took over as Music Director.|
|May||Germaine Tan joins the 987FM DJ Crew.|
|January||The Hot 20 Countdown was converted to a weekly show every Fridays instead of other weekdays. This marks the return to the weekly arrangement similar to the one before March 2016.|
|21 August||Charmian Tan left 987FM.|
|4 September||Avery Aloysius joins the part-time 987 DJ Crew.|
|6 September||Maya Davidov joins the part-time 987 DJ Crew.|
|December||The Hot 20 Countdown was temporarily paused in preparations for the year end Top 100 Countdown.|
|June||Ann Nicole Ng has been changed from a part-time to full-time DJ.|
|July||The syndicated programme Spinnin' Sessions, which aired from September 2018 to June 2021, is replaced by 987 Anthems with DJs from Zouk. This marks the return of 987 Anthems after a 4-year hiatus, which was last aired in 2017.|
|6 February||Louisa Kan joins the part-time 987 DJ Crew.|
|March||Alfred Alfie stepped down as Music Director.|
|987 Anthems on Saturday nights was silently removed without any official announcements.|
|1 April||A revamped weekday show line-up is unveiled, which marked the first major schedule changes since 2017:|
|Avery Aloysius has been changed from a part-time to full-time DJ.|
|Maya Davidov has been changed from a part-time to full-time DJ.|
|The commercial-free segment (Ad Free 50; Aug 2017-Mar 2022) from 2 to 4pm was removed. Commercial breaks are now aired thrice at about 00 (before news bulletin), 20 and 40 minutes past the hour during this timeslot, similarly to other timeslots.|