Radio Station Format Definition: Top-40
Also known as Current Hit Radio (CHR) these stations focus their play
lists on the top-40 hits of the national music charts. The music
includes the most popular hits in pop, rock, R&B, and hip hop. The
target audience is young adults between the ages of 15 and 30.
Typical artists heard on Top-40 stations include:
Rihanna, Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, Taylor Swift, Adele, Kesha and Justin Bieber.
See also: Adult Contemporary, Dance, Hot AC