Listen to the Community Voice of Memphis! AM990 is a unique News TALK radio station for the mid-south with big national stars such as Ed Schultz,Phil Hendre , Herman Cain and Local Stars such as Chris Wade and Earle Farrell. AM990 offers the most reliable news as the exclusive CBS affiliate featuring CBS News at the top of ever hour all week long and Charles Osgood and Market Watch every morning M-F. AM990/KWAM is a historic radio station proudly serving Memphis and the surrounding area for over 50 years, KWAM first signed on the air as KWEM and later changed to KWAM. AM990 helped launch the careers of BB KING,Howlin' Wolf,Ike Turner,James Cotton,Junior Parker and many Sun Studio stars such as Elvis Presley,Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash. Artist were able to purchase time on the station to play their music and perform live giving them the exposure to the public as well as the local club owner and record producers. Today, AM990 keeps the history alive by offering individuals the chance to purchase their own time to share their passions with the mid-south and the world on the Internet stream broadcast of KWAM at KWAM990.com and on the air at AM990.