One FM 91.3 fans Right Here Waiting for No. 1

Fans joining the One FM 91.3 crew in counting down to the No. 1 song at Clarke Quay Fountain Square last Friday.
Fans joining the One FM 91.3 crew in counting down to the No. 1 song at Clarke Quay Fountain Square last Friday.PHOTO: ONE FM 91.3

Richard Marx's love ballad Right Here Waiting has come up top, out of about 4,000 nominated songs, at One FM 91.3's Top 913 Greatest Hits Of All Time Countdown.

More than 130,000 votes were cast by fans of the Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) Radio station, and the winning tune was revealed at last Friday's finale at Clarke Quay Fountain Square.

Fans joined the One FM 91.3 crew in counting down to the No. 1 song at this year's music countdown event, which started on Aug 8.

The top 10 songs are:

1. Right Here Waiting (Richard Marx)

2. Forever Young (Alphaville)

3. It Must Have Been Love (Roxette)

4. It's My Life (Bon Jovi)

5. I Just Called To Say I Love You (Stevie Wonder)

6. Wake Me Up Before You Go Go (Wham!)

7. I Knew I Loved You (Savage Garden)

8. One Night In Bangkok (Murray Head)

9. Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now (Starship)

10. How Deep Is Your Love (Take That)

Mr Jamie Meldrum, senior programming director of One FM 91.3 and Kiss92, said: "The fans have spoken, and these are the songs they love and want to hear. We will review all the songs and ensure we give them all the greatest hits."

One FM 91.3 listeners were among the most engaged here for the period of March 19 to May 13, according to the Nielsen Radio Diary Survey in June, tuning in for an average of five hours and 40 minutes weekly.

The radio station also recently refreshed its look.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on September 30, 2018, with the headline 'One FM 91.3 fans Right Here Waiting for No. 1'. Print Edition | Subscribe