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 next in line is Kiss 100 with 10.2 million hours.
Capital 95.8 has held on to its top spot in terms of weekly reach despite losing 20,000 listeners. Capital still managed a 6% gain in hours.
Aside from LBC 97.3 there have been many other success stories;
Kiss 100 has increased reach by 6% and 17% in hours
Gold London has increased Reach by 33% and 87% in hours
Radio X in London has increased reach by 31% and 27% in hours
Capital Xtra in London has increased reach by 17% and 22% in hours
Magic 105.4 dropped slightly in reach but still managed to increase total listening hours by 5%
Saving the best till last though…. After a terrible set of figures in Q1 Lyca has won the Bouncebackability award. Weekly reach has increased from 62,000 to 173,000 (+179%) and Total listening hours have jumped from 194,000 to 960,000 (+395%).
Overall a Q2 will be seen a success for the London Market Place with no heavy loses for any of the major players
London stations ranked in terms of Weekly Reach
London stations ranked in terms of Total Listening Hours
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