Friday, July 13, 2012 , Posted by JED at 3:21:00 PM
Barangay LS 97.1 is Best FM Radio Station of the Year
Barangay LS 97.1 TugStugan Na! won as the Best FM Radio Station in the 2012 Yahoo! OMG! Awards. The flagship FM Radio Station of GMA Network bested four other finalists in the category in a star-studded gala held in the Mall Of Asia Arena last July 6. Barangay LS 97.1 is the first recipient of the award among twenty six FM stations in Mega Manila and over a hundred radio stations nationwide.
The Yahoo! OMG! Awards is the first of its kind purple carpet event that recognizes the most searched entertainment personalities and celebrities online. The selection of nominees was based on how they often trend in the Yahoo! Philippines search engine. The winners were those who got the highest votes in the online poll and thru text messaging.
In a news article released by the site, Barangay LS 97.1 got the fourth highest text votes – only behind the top two nominees in the Love Team of the Year category and the top nominee in the Fan Club of the Year category. In the online poll, the station cornered 38% of the total online votes cast in the Best FM Radio Station category at the close of June 28 after a month-long voting period.
Barangay LS 97.1 TugStugan Na! is a consistent favorite among listeners from all ages and social demographics. The station brings and all-hit music format spiced up with crazy fun features, interesting stories and live interaction via phone calls, text messages and social media.
The daily programs are dished out by Papa Jepoy, Papa Bodjie, Mama Cy, Papa Dudut, Ate Liza, Chikotita, Papa Tolits, Mama Belle, Papa Baldo, Papa Kiko, Papa Obet and Papa Dan. Among the highest rating programs of the station are Barangay Love Stories, Talk To Papa, and Wanted Sweetheart.