Popular Radio Stations in Jordan
In this modern age radio has a great value for broadcasting music and information to the mas people through Internet and local radio frequency. In Jordan there are some online radio stations among them we have made a list of most Popular Radio Stations in Jordan.
The list of most Popular Radio Stations in Jordan:
2. Play 99.6 FM
4. Hayat FM
5. Sawt El Ghad
8. Radio Hala
9. Bliss 104.3
10. Mazaj 95.3 FM
The traditional music of Jordan has a long history. Rural zajal songs, with improvised poetry played with a mijwiz, tablah, arghul, oud, rabab and reed pipe ensemble accompanying is popular. Recently Jordan has seen the rise of several prominent DJs and popstars.
A new age group called Rum has gained regional and international popularity since its inception in 1998. Rum is considered the most successful Jordanian musical group, and has gained a wide range of fans from all over the world. Rum has performed in Tunisia, Morocco, Syria, Palestine, Turkey, Kazakhstan, France, the Netherlands, Germany, Italy, and the United States. A very important factor that contributed to Rum group’s huge success is the fact that the group performs original compositions by Tareq al Nasser (the composer, founder and leader of the group), many of which were composed for Arabic TV drama series that gained wide popularity in the Arab world, including the TV drama series Nihayat Rajol Shuja, Al Jawareh and Al Kawaser, Al Malek Farouq, Yawmeyyat Mudeer Amm, and many others. The group performs instrumentals, songs, and rearranged Jordanian folklore. Rum group has represented Jordan in many international events, including at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., in March 2009 as part of the “Arabesque .. Arts of the Arab world” festival in the United States. Sign of Thyme has been gaining regional popularity with its oriental-jazz-ethnic fusion. The band has been active since 2004 and has produced two albums. Many Jordanian singers constantly use Western melodies and fuse it with Middle Eastern music, bringing a fresh new generation of music. The controversial female singer Malak El Nasser, known for her extremely seductive video clips, is another popular Jordanian singer.