Radio

Q1 RAJARs:  49% of Bauer Media listeners consume stations digitally
by Jordan Howell on May 15th, 2014
Figures released today by radio audience measurement body, RAJAR, show that 49.1% of all UK listening to Bauer Media radio stations is through digital – higher than the industry average of 36.6%. Bauer’s...

Q1 RAJARs: talkSPORT Premier League coverage increases audience by 28%
by Jordan Howell on May 15th, 2014
Figures released today by radio audience measurement body, RAJAR, show that talkSPORT attracted 3.2 million weekly listeners in Q1 2014 – a year-on-year increase of 10%. The station’s flagship show, The Alan Brazil...

Q1 RAJARs: ‘Chris Evans Breakfast’ breaks more records for BBC Radio
by Jordan Howell on May 15th, 2014
Figures released today by radio audience measurement body, RAJAR, show that BBC Radio 2 attracted 15.57 million weekly listeners in Q1 2014 – an increase of 17.6% quarter-on-quarter, and 17.7% year-on-year. The Chris...

Bauer rebrand across North of England and Scotland
by Ruairidh Tait on February 13th, 2014
It’s not just a new, hour-long Old School & Anthems network show that arrives across the North of England and Scotland on Bauer Radio stations this coming Monday. It’s not...

Dave Rowntree joins Xfm
by Jordan Howell on January 8th, 2014
Blur drummer, Dave Rowntree, has joined the Xfm team for a weekly radio show. Starting tomorrow (January 9th), Rowntree will delve into his personal record collection to bring the stations...

RAJAR: Radio 1 and 1 Xtra’s latest listening figures, Nick Grimshaw
by Jordan Howell on October 24th, 2013
BBC Radio 1 has seen its audience fall in the latest RAJAR listening figures. As the station continues to adapt to attract a younger audience, the station has recorded its...

RAJAR: ‘talkSPORT’ vs ’5 Live’ / ’5 Live Sports Extra’, listening figures, Richard Keys, Andy Gray
by Jordan Howell on October 24th, 2013
National sports-talk radio station talkSPORT has recorded an 8% audience loss in the past quarter, but overall listening to the station based on hours listened has risen by almost 6%....

RAJAR: ‘Capital FM’ now the UK’s BIGGEST radio brand!, listening figures
by Jordan Howell on October 24th, 2013
In the latest RAJAR radio listening figures, the Capital FM Network has overtaken Global Radio stable-mate Heart to become the UK’s biggest commercial radio brand. In the last quarter 7.7...

Tina Hobley joins Smooth Radio for ‘Smooth Sundays’
by Jordan Howell on October 3rd, 2013
Global Radio have announced that Tina Hobley will begin hosting a Sunday morning show on Smooth Radio this weekend. The Holby City actress will be presenting Smooth Sundays, playing three hours of the best music...

Heart West Midlands giving away £250,000 mortgage-free house
by Jordan Howell on September 23rd, 2013
Global Radio have announced that they will give one Heart West Midlands listener a brand new £250,000 house, mortgage free. Bordering on Hall Green and Shirley, the three-bedroom detached ‘Heart House’ comes...

Laithwaite’s Wine to sponsor Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen on Classic FM
by Jordan Howell on September 19th, 2013
Laithwaite’s Wine is to sponsor Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen Sunday afternoon show on Classic FM. Starting next Saturday (September 29th), Laurence will pair a piece of classical music with a bottle of...

Avicii joins Capital FM for hour-long monthly mix show
by Jordan Howell on September 18th, 2013
Global Radio have today (September 18th) announced that Avicii has joined Capital FM. Every month, starting this Saturday (September 21st) at midnight, the DJ will present an hour-long show, playing the...