The diaries have been filled in, the entries collated and the results compiled. We’ve been carefully analysing the Q3 2016 RAJAR report to bring you the highlights – keeping you up to date with the latest radio industry audience data. The good news is that the UK is still in love with radio. 48.2 million… Read More


Capital: It’s a good news story for Capital with the Capital Network seeing a rise in both weekly reach and total listening hours, which is up from Q1 2016. Capital London is up in total listening hours by 6% from 9,474,000 to 10,061,000 with only a marginal 1% decrease in reach. Capital East Midlands has… Read More


When looking at all radio results, it always makes for interesting reading when you break out the specific results for DAB Radio and listening via Digital platforms. Overall, Digital listening was up by 2.3 million listeners YoY. Here’s the how and why. The launch of new stations like the relaunched Virgin Radio added 409,000 listeners;… Read More


We’ve been meticulously analysing the Q2 2016 RAJAR report to pick out the big stories and insights because that’s the kind of thing we love to do. Overall, it’s a very positive survey with some huge gains in a wide variety of areas. The major headline for Commercial Radio is that it continues to pull… Read More


Top stories Another good result for the big city network 2 stations across England – the biggest cheer goes out to TFM 2 in Teesside and Metro 2, both stations keeping up their strong performance from Q1. TFM 2 gains a massive 217% lift in total hours from 139,000 to 441,000…continuing their successful streak after… Read More


The big news in London is that LBC 97.3 is the most listened to station in London in terms of total listening hours, and by a very significant margin too.  LBC has seen a growth in weekly reach of 29% and 62% in total listening hours. Listening hours now sit at a whopping 14,526,000 the… Read More


Without doubt this has been one of the most positive surveys we’ve had in ages, often the larger networks balance out overall so the percentage difference doesn’t seem that significant. But it puts it in perspective if you consider that a 4% increase in the Capital Network’s weekly reach is an extra 300,000 listeners (enough… Read More


Commercial radio share increases to 45.2% from 43.2% (and also up from 44.4% last year too) with BBC dropping to 52.2% from 54.1% (and 53.0% last year) Commercial radio reach goes up by a whopping 1.3 million to 35.6 million (66% up from 64%) helped by new stations of course with BBC also having increased… Read More


Digital Audio now reaches more people than ever before in the UK – 19.4 million, up from 15 million in 2013 (RAJAR Midas). Digital Audio is defined as any audio content streamed on a connected device. This includes digital and online radio, music streaming, podcasting and on-demand audio. Currently, 65% of these services offer audio… Read More


Radio audience figures released last week by RAJAR, show digital now accounts for 44.1% of all radio listening – up from 41.7% on the previous quarter. Ownership of a DAB digital radio also increased to 55.7% of the population, with 30 million adults now owning a DAB radio – that’s an increase of 14% year… Read More