He is one of the rare music professionals who have been both a club DJ and a radio DJ.
March 17, 2017
By James Chen
Singapore DJ Chris Ho is the latest member of the Asian Academy of Music Arts and Sciences (AAMAS). Chris Ho is one of the rare music professionals who have the unique experience of being both a club DJ and a radio DJ.
He first started out at Rediffusion, where his show won him the Paters Award for Most Outstanding Asia-Pacific Radio Personality from the Australasian Broadcasting Arts & Sciences in 1987. Singapore newspaper, The Straits Times, ran a regular column of his called “Pop Life”, which lasted 25 years. In the 1990s, he was on the airwaves at 98.7FM hosting the groundbreaking music show “Hip Parade: The Now Sound Of The Future”, the first locally produced show on nu-groove/future beat music.
Awards wise, he won the Individuality Award at the inaugural Streetstyle Awards in 2001 and the Special Award in the Motorola Streetstyle Awards in 2007.
These days, Chris Ho can be heard on at Lush 99.5FM, where he is currently hosting the weekly show Clubscape.