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METRO FM, will roll out its new line up as of Monday, 3 April 2023, and plans to shake the South African airwaves as it unveils its new line up for 2023/24.

Siya Mhlongo, tasked with ensuring the audience gets the most out of the mornings and start their day right, is the host of the new show ‘Command Your Day’ that will broadcast on Mondays to Fridays from 05:00 – 06:00.

Sabelo Mtshali known as DJ Sabby, the new host of ‘METRO FM Breakfast’, will be joined by one of South Africa’s dynamic and influential stars, Kandice ‘Kandice Kardash’ Coulsen. The show, broadcast weekdays from 06:00 – 09:00, promises to be high energy, fast paced and engaging.

Khutso Theledi takes over ‘The Bridge’ from Mondays to Fridays between 09:00 – 12:00 and will be joined by Somizi Mhlongo, who is making a comeback to the station and will contribute on the highly popular segment ‘Ask a Man’.

The station is pleased to announce Faith Mangope as the new host of ‘METRO FM Talk’, from Monday to Thursday 19:00 – 21:00. Faith is a highly experienced broadcaster, entrepreneur, and business woman.

The station is also excited to launch its new digital offering ‘METRO FM OFF-AIR, to be presented by Ayabonga Cawe and will flight once a week. More details will be unveiled soon.

The station is excited about the return of Paul Mtirara, with the programme ‘Let’s Talk about it’ that will broadcast from Monday to Thursday from 21:00 – 00:00 as he brings you the best of music and talk. This show will bring life to this night time channel, with a combination of light talk fused with music to keep you company as you burn the midnight oil.

METRO FM welcomes DJ Le Soul as she joins Ryan the DJ on ‘The Urban Beat’, Fridays and Saturdays from 22:00 – 00:00.

The young upcoming talented Pretty Ngwenya, fresh from Vow Radio, will be taking over the early weekend breakfast show ‘The Lift’ on Saturdays and Sundays 03:00 – 06:00. The ‘Weekend Breakfast Sounds Good’ with hosts Mat Elle and Somizi Mhlongo, every Saturday between 06:00 – 09:00 promises to deliver the freshest in entertainment, lifestyle, sports, food and community focused projects.

The biggest music chat show in the country ‘METRO FM TOP 30’ will be in the best hands of Khanya Siyengo “Kyeezi” every Saturday from 09:00 – 12:00. Mpumi Mlambo, will follow him between 12:00 – 15:00, taking you on a musical journey, with the show ‘The Encore’.

Lulo Café, one of the best in the in entertainment space, is taking over the ‘METRO FM Lounge’ every Sunday between 18:00 – 21:00.

The rest of the line-up remains the same.

METRO FM Business Manager, Ms. Kina Nhlengethwa stated: The station is making a concerted effort in investing in the best talent that will carry its strategy forward. This investment will allow the station to carry out its mandate to both listeners, clients, and strategic stakeholders. We remain committed to delivering exceptional content, with a focus on creativity and innovation.”

METRO FM has maintained its coolest radio station position for the past 10 years at the Sunday Times Generation Next Awards, and remains committed to retain its position as South Africa’s number one commercial radio station.

See the below full line-up:

Time channelShow Name Team

Monday – Friday

00:00 – 03:00

Midnight with a Smile

Ismail Abrahams Monday – Friday

03:00 – 05:00

Hustler Fix

Mpumi Mlambo Monday – Friday

05:00 – 06:00

Command Your Day

Siya Mhlongo

Monday – Friday

06:00 – 09:00

METRO FM Breakfast

Sabelo Mtshali “DJ Sabby”

Kandice Coulsen

News: Zandile Hopa

Sports: Owen Hannie

Monday – Friday

09:00 –12:00

The Bridge

Khutso Theledi

Somizi Mhlongo

News: Kgopedi Lilokoe

Monday – Friday

12:00 – 15:00

The Midday Linkup

Lerato Kganyago and Proverb

News: Mel Bala

Monday – Friday

15:00 – 18:00

The Touchdown

Thabo Molefe “Tbo Touch”

News: Lindi Mtshali

Sports: Morena Mothupi

Monday – Friday

18:00 – 19:00


Andile Ncube - Monday – Thursday

19:00 – 21:00


Faith Mangope

Monday – Thursday

21:00 – 00:00

Let’s Talk about it

Paul Mtirara Monday - Friday

19:00 – 22:00


Sikhululo Maliwa & Quinton Masina

”Lulo Café & Naked DJ”

Friday & Saturday

22:00 – 00:00

The Urban Beat

Ryan Nair “Ryan The DJ” and DJ LeSoulSaturday & Sunday

00:00 – 03:00

The Boomerang

Mantsoe Tsatsi

Saturday & Sunday

03:00 – 06:00

The Lift

Pretty Ngwenya


06:00 – 09:00

Weekend Breakfast Sounds Good

Nthabeleng Matela “Mat Elle” & Somizi Mhlongo

News : Keorapetse Hlope

Sports : Authur Bwanakawa


09:00 – 12:00


Khanya Siyengo ““Kyeezi” - Saturday

12:00 – 15:00

The Encore

Mpumi Mlambo

News : Simphiwe Ncongwane


15:00 – 18:00

The Penthouse

Sikhululo Maliwa & Lamiez Holworthy

“Lulo Café & Lamiez”


18:00 – 19:00

I Believe

Oscar Mdlongwa “Oskido” - Saturday

19:00 – 22:00

Kings of the Weekend

Siphesihle Ngwenya & Lebohang Naves

“DJ Sphectacular & DJ Naves”


06:00 – 09:00

The Sacred Space

Thami Ngubeni

News: Keorapetse Hlope

09:00 – 12:00

Sounds and Stuff Like

Wilson B Nkosi

12:00 – 15:00

Sunday Soul Therapy

Msizi Shembe

News : Simphiwe Ncongwane

15:00 – 18:00

The Romantic Repertoire

Sentle Lehoko

18:00 – 21:00


Lulo Café

21:00 – 00:00

Urban Jazz Experience

Nothemba Madumo


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