link.png Commercial Radio Listening Beats BBC

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.


link.png RAJAR Update Q4 2014

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.


link.png RAJAR Round Up Q3 2013

The votes are in and we can reveal that youth radio is the hero of this quarter’s RAJAR results.
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.

link.png Rajar Round Up Q2 2013

So a quick snapshot of how UK radio has fared in the Q2 RAJAR stats….
 
Absolute Radio saw great gains adding 590,000 listeners taking its total to 3.8 million. Absolute’s London service was up 10% year on year but the big story is digital station Absolute 80’s which has posted record figures of 1.17 million making it the biggest all digital commercial radio station.