The South West Chart show makes a comeback!
Following Ujima Radio’s re-launch in September, the award-winning community station is set to
see the return of The South West Chart show with new presenters. The specialist music show
will return to the airwaves on Friday the 26th of November from 6-8 pm. With nightlife back in
full swing, The Chart Show sets the scene for Friday nights out in Bristol.
Hosted by Daboothe, Maxx and Dawn, this new wave of the Chart Show will be an asset to local
talent within the city of Bristol and surrounding areas. Ujima Radio’s Chart Show is the only
independent chart show in the South West of England that honours emerging underground
Daboothe, Maxx and Dawn invite underground musicians in the South West to submit their
music for radio airplay, with some healthy competition thrown into the mix. At the start of each
month, the presenters will play a fresh selection of local music while encouraging listeners to
vote for their favourites online. Votes are counted and the top ten selections will be announced
the following weeks, with the top three winners announced in the final week of the month.
The Chart Show is one of Ujima Radio’s flagship shows. Previous rounds of the Chart Show have
been hosted by Bristol’s Got Talent’s Nia Davis, Channel 4’s Stacey Olika and Wednesday
Cruising Show Daboothe.
Last year’s relaunch of the Chart Show received a staggering 10,000 votes on the website
between the months of September to November. Lauding a variety of singers, rappers and
producers, the show will focus mostly on Rap, R&B and Pop music. 2020 saw a plethora of local
talents such as Suchy, Lady Nade, K*Ners, Kavzad, Delocx, KDogg, and more.
Young rapper KDogg had his radio debut on the Chart Show. His first single “Soon I’ll Be Just
Fine” reached number 2 in March 2020. “I’m glad that the chart show is back! It brought a
togetherness in the South West music scene and I’ve personally been waiting to submit my
music again and see well it does” – KDogg
The show’s presenters are true music connoisseurs; heavily involved in the depths of Bristol’s
rich and unique music scene. Daboothe and Maxx are renowned presenters of the show “In
The Now” which airs on stations nationwide. The pair are revered within the city’s Urban music
scene and are well-known for their sharp, witty and upbeat presenting style.
“I am so excited for the relaunch of The Chart Show! A radio show that promotes emerging
artists whilst encouraging healthy competition is exactly what the South West needs to elevate
the talent within it.” – Maxx
“The chart show return is so great for emerging artists, it’s another small indicator of knowing if
your song is a vibe!” – Daboothe
Rise Up Breakfast Show host Dawn looks forward to joining the pair, bringing along her eclectic
taste in music. Dawn is a Journalist and up-and-coming DJ who loves to enjoy the fruits of
Bristol’s energetic nightlife.
“I’m constantly amazed by how talented and creative the city of Bristol is. In my 4 years living
here, I have come across some incredible talent and really want to see Bristol’s musicians rise to
the top!” – Dawn