As we head towards a long and well deserved bank holiday rest, the world of audio has no such luck. This is a week that's seen big changes and developments. Read all about it in this week's Week in Audio blog!
Commercial radio has overtaken BBC listening for the first time in 15 years!
This is in some ways unsurprising as the sector has seen vast increases in its capabilities thanks to the digital space it can now occupy.
Greater content capability, more station variety and the consolidation of local and regional stations has concentrated talent resources and output has become sharper.
The big news from this quater's RAJAR is the shift in the London commercial radio line up, KISS has taken the number spot for reach for the first time ever.
Notching up 1.912 million listeners the youth brand station is followed by Capital with 1.869 million listeners.
A quick summary of the key facts from the latest RAJAR survey.
91% of the UK adult population tunes into radio each week (48.4 million) for an average of 21.3 hours each.
While Kiss posted in biggest ever national figures at over 5 million weekly reach, Capital has been crowned the UK’s biggest commercial radio brand with 7.7 million listeners.