Contemporary Hit Radio (also known as CHR) is a radio format focused on playing current and recurring popular music according to the Top 40 Music Charts. There are several sub-categories, mostly focused on rock, pop or urban music. The term was coined for the top 40 radio stations that continued to play hits from all musical genres as pop music split into adult contemporary, urban contemporary, and other formats. If you like this format, choose and listen to Contemporary Hit Radio Online.