So far, the British summer is true to form: horribly hot, reliably rainy and constantly changeable. But whether we’ve been reaching for sunglasses or umbrellas, one thing we’ve been doing all year is listening to radio. The inescapable conclusion this new RAJAR quarter is that the British public LOVES radio. Audiences love the diversity of… Read More


Who’s up, who’s down, who’s turning it around? The wait is over… the RAJAR results for Q1 2019 are in and here’s our analysis. Let’s start with the biggest story and say “Good ‘Evans” as Virgin Radio absolutely smashes it in Q1. Before Chris Evans arrived at Virgin it had a weekly reach of 447,000… Read More


Valentine’s Day is just a week away, but how’s the relationship going between UK radio and its listeners? Is love in the air, or are some stations being “ghosted”. The RAJAR results for Q4 2018 are in and our experts have been working hard to bring you the highlights. It’s clear that the UK’s feelings… Read More


It’s not quite Halloween yet, but our experts have been up since the witching hour, dissecting the RAJAR results for Q3 2018 to summon up our analysis. Will it be a thriller for the radio groups, or will they be scared of the grizzly ghouls that await? Here are just some of the highlights… Overall,… Read More


National Stations and Networks There have been some significant rises across the national stations and networks this quarter, with most increasing weekly reach. Much of these gains have come from listeners choosing music over news chat, with the big winners being Magic, Heart, Absolute, Radio X, Capital Xtra and Gold Network. These winners seem to… Read More


The excitement’s been building… Everyone’s been looking forward to this week’s big event with its pomp and ceremony… and now the waiting is finally over… today is RAJAR day! Here are the highlights from RAJAR for Q1 2018, expertly summarised by the Radio Experts team. The big headline is that the union between radio and… Read More


With Valentine’s Day less than a week away, our experts have been swiping left and right on the RAJAR results for Q4 2017 – checking out which stations are hot and which are not.  There are no soppy sentiments here, just an honest assessment to find the commercial broadcasters  you’d be happy to take home… Read More


As Halloween looms, our experts have been up since the witching hour digging through the RAJAR results for Q3 2017 to conjure up a scarily good analysis. Read on, if you dare, to make sure you don’t get a fright when planning your next campaign. Radio currently casts it’s spell over 90.1% of the population,… Read More


Who’s listening to what station?… how are they listening?… and what does it all mean? The RAJAR results for Q2 2017 are in and this is our expert summary. If radio was a sport – commercial radio would be winning all the silverware. In Quarter 2 it achieved its highest ever total audience –  at… Read More


The RAJAR results for Q1 2017 are in and it’s a happy new year for Commercial Radio. Now commanding 34.5 million listeners, the commercial sector has seen a year on year rise that means it’s once again overtaken the BBC in reach.  National commercial share continues to grow too, while holding steady locally against a… Read More