15 May 2024

Hot Mix Unveils New “Classic Hits” Format!

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Hot Mix, America’s Most Trusted Mix Show, Unveils New “Hot Mix Classic Hits” Format at Chicago’s WSHE-FM, Newly Branded as Throwback 100.3


  • New Hot Mix Throwback Programming Available Now to Stations in All Market Sizes From Benztown


  • “Hot Mix Classic Hits” Features Smash Hits From Artists Including Britney Spears, Green Day, Spice Girls, Beyonce’, Justin Timberlake, Black Eyed Peas, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars, Blink-182, Pink, and More!


LOS ANGELES, CA, and CHICAGO, IL – May 15, 2024 – Benztown, a global leader in radio imaging, voiceover, programming, podcasting and jingles, announces that Hot Mix, America’s most trusted Mix show, has debuted a new four-hour weekly mix show, Hot Mix Classic Hits. The new programming has debuted at its first affiliate, Chicago’s WSHE-FM, a Hubbard Broadcasting station. WSHE-FM, now branded as Throwback 100.3, can be heard at:


Hot Mix Classic Hits is the fourth version of Hot Mix syndicated mix programming to be released, following Mainstream (CHR), Crossover (Rhythmic), and 2K to Today (mix of both throwback and current hits). The new professionally programmed and mixed Classic Hits format features smash hits from artists including Britney Spears, Green Day, Spice Girls, Beyonce’, Justin Timberlake, Black Eyed Peas, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars, Blink-182, Pink, and more.


Hot Mix Classic Hits brings the party to Classic Hits fans with a mix of favorites from the 90s and 2000s, with daily mixes available for any drive or weekend block. Hot Mix Classic Hits is customizable for any daypart, with local commercial and station ID breaks. The professionally programmed and mixed syndicated show is white labeled for station branding and hosting and is available now for cash or barter through Benztown.


Jimmy Steal, Vice President, Brand & Content, Hubbard Broadcasting Chicago, said: “Hot Mix has become an awesome partner for us in every way. Their level of customization for our Saturday Nite Throwback show has been unparalleled! The show sounds great on The New Throwback 100.3, and we couldn’t have done it without them.”


Darin Taoka, Program Director, Hot Mix Classic Hits, commented: “I’m absolutely thrilled with the launch of the new Hot Mix Classis Hits Mix! Coming out of the box with Chicago’s WSHE Throwback 100.3 is huge! Many thanks to Jimmy Steal and Rick Hall. This Hot Mix Classic Hits Mix is exactly what Throwback and Classic Hits stations have been looking for to pump up their nights, drives, and more!”.


Mark Wilson, Affiliate Sales Manager, Benztown, remarked: “Hot Mix is top-notch programming that speaks directly to the needs of stations across multiple formats, while allowing them to market their own brand identity and in-house radio personalities.”


Hot Mix has today’s hottest hit music mixed beat-to-beat and back-to-back and is the mix show of choice for Z-100/New York. The four-hour weekly show is professionally programmed and mixed and is completely customizable with local commercial and station ID breaks. Local air personalities can customize Hot Mix, host it from the studio, or create a weekly on-location program. Using MediaBase Monitoring and the hottest club tracks, the show’s music is on point, with artists such as: Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran, Post Malone, Halsey, Bruno Mars, The Chainsmokers, Calvin Harris, and Taylor Swift (Hot Mix Mainstream), and Khalid, Drake, Travis Scott, Chris Brown, Cardi B, YG, Kendrick Lamar, and Tyga (Hot Mix Crossover), as well as NSYNC, Britney Spears, Gwen Stefani, Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Rhianna, Drake, Harry Styles, Billie Eilish, and Ariana Grande (Hot Mix 2K To Today).


For more information or to get Hot Mix Classic Hits for your station, please visit: or contact Mark Wilson at Benztown at [email protected] or (818) 842-4600.

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