Full coverage of radio listening figures released by Rajar, (Radio Joint Audience Research), the official body in charge of measuring radio audiences in the UK. Rajar is jointly owned by the BBC and trade body RadioCentre on behalf of the commercial sector, and reports on approximately 320 individual stations every quarter. More information on Rajar can be found on its website.
RAJAR Q4 2010
A complete picture of how commercial radio stations compare in the last quarter of 2010.
Bauer Media's Magic 105.4 had the highest reach and total hours of any station in London, according to the latest Rajar audience figures.
Digital radio has reached the milestone of 25% of all radio listening thanks to growth in DAB and internet platforms, according to the latest Rajar figures.
TalkSport reported record reach and hours for the last three months of 2010, while Global Radio-owned Classic FM and the newly-national Smooth Radio also increased reach and hours, according to the latest Rajar figures.
RAJAR Q3 2010
A complete picture of how commercial radio stations compare in the third quarter of 2010.
Bauer Media's Magic 105.4 and Global Radio's 95.8 Capital FM leapfrogged Global's Heart to become London's biggest, and second biggest, commercial stations by reach in the third quarter.
UTV-owned national radio station TalkSport reached an average of 3 million listeners a week during the third quarter, its highest ever weekly reach, according to the latest Rajar figures.
Commercial radio has picked up listening share from the BBC and increased its reach by half a million people over the past quarter to set a new record, according to the latest Rajar figures.
Digital radio failed to break the 25% share of listening barrier its growth to date suggested it would surpass this quarter, according to the latest Rajar figures.
RAJAR Q2 2010
A complete picture of how commercial radio stations compare in the second quarter of 2010.
Media agencies welcomed the most recent Rajar results, which showed increases in figures across the commercial radio industry, as reward for the sector's investment in content.
UTV's national commercial station TalkSport increased its audience year on year and period on period in the second quarter of 2010, while Absolute Radio increased its weekly reach period on period for the first time since its rebrand from Virgin.
Global Radio has once again held on to the top two spots in the battle of the London breakfast shows, with Capital Radio's Johnny Vaughan and Lisa Snowdon triumphing despite losing 42,000 listeners quarter-on-quarter, according to Q2 Rajar figures.
Commercial radio has regained listening share from the BBC, while the medium's overall reach has hit an all-time high, according to the latest Rajar figures.
RAJAR Q1 2010
A complete picture of how commercial radio stations compare in the first quarter of 2010.
LONDON - Global Radio scored a double in today's Rajar audience measurement results, taking both first and second place in the hotly contested battle of the London breakfast shows.
The BBC's controversial gamble to replace Radio 2 stalwart Terry Wogan with Chris Evans paid-off today after his daily breakfast show attracted the largest audience of any station in the last 10 years.
LONDON - Global Radio's Classic FM was the only national commercial station to increase its weekly reach in the first three months of this year, according to the quarterly Rajar audience figures today.
LONDON - Commercial radio's share of listening has slipped in the first three months of the year, but still achieved its widest reach since 2002, boosted by DAB take-up, according to the latest quarterly Rajar figures.
LONDON - More people are tuning into digital radio than ever before, with growth across all platforms, both year-on-year and quarter-on-quarter, and across commercial radio and the BBC, according to the latest Rajar figures published today.
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