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These are the specialty programmes that currently air on the weekends.

Weekly shows[]

  • 987 Hot 20 Countdown (formerly known as Top 20 on Ten and 987 Top 20 Countdown): The "official chart show of Singapore", playing the top 20 most popular songs in the country for the week.
    From 2016 to 2019, the show was presented daily instead of weekly. In 2006, the show adopted a Top 10 format, in 2017 the show adopted a Top 30 format. (Fri 8 - 10pm, repeats Sun 10pm - 12am)

Annual shows[]

  • 987 Top 100 Countdown (formerly known as Top 100 on Ten): On New Year's Eve annually, there will be a countdown of the year’s biggest hits on 987FM, played out over a 10 hour period from 2pm to 12am (previously it was from 12pm to 10pm before 2018), with a repeat on New Year's Day at 12pm to 10pm (previously the repeat was from 2pm to 12am before 2012, 10am to 8pm before 2018).

    The show also includes hourly capsules recapping the best of the year, namely the top 5 events of the year, the top 5 gadgets of the year, the top 5 gigs of the year, the top 5 movies of the year and the top 5 males / females, the top 5 music soundtracks of the year and top 5 hangouts of the year.

    The announcements of the above-mentioned categorized charts varies every year, however, the top 10 males / females, top 5 gadgets and top 5 movies of the year would be mentioned during the countdown annually. The top songs for every year are as follows:
Year Title Artist
1992 "Just Another Day" Jon Secada
1993 "A Whole New World" Peabo Bryson and Regina Belle
1994 "I'll Make Love To You" Boyz II Men
1995 "Back For Good" Take That
1996 "Lemon Tree" Fools Garden
1997 "Hard To Say I'm Sorry" Az Yet ft. Peter Cetera
1998 "All My Life" K-Ci and JoJo
1999 unknown unknown
2000 "Music" Madonna
2001 "Lady Marmalade" Christina Aguilera ft. Lil Kim, Pink and Mya
2002 "Dilemma" Nelly ft. Kelly Rowland
2003 "Where Is The Love?" The Black Eyed Peas
2004 "The Reason" Hoobastank
2005 "You're Beautiful" James Blunt
2006 "Where'd You Go?" Fort Minor ft. Holly Brook and Jonah Matranga
2007 "Welcome To The Black Parade" My Chemical Romance
2008 "Apologize" Timbaland ft. OneRepublic
2009 "I Gotta Feeling" The Black Eyed Peas
2010 "California Gurls" Katy Perry ft. Snoop Dogg
2011 "Party Rock Anthem" LMFAO ft. Lauren Bennett and GoonRock
2012 "Gangnam Style" Psy
2013 "Blurred Lines" Robin Thicke ft. T.I. and Pharrell Williams
2014 "Rude" MAGIC!
2015 "Bad Blood" Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar
2016 "Closer" The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey
2017 "Shape Of You" Ed Sheeran
2018 "Finesse" Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B
2019 "Senorita" Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello
2020 "Blinding Lights" The Weeknd
2021 "Drivers License" Olivia Rodrigo

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