Virgin Radio rulz the wavz
Music Industry News - as it happens
Source: Mi2N - May 28, 2002
London-based Virgin Radio, which simulcasts its AM and FM programming on the
Net, was back on top of the MeasureCast Top 25 Internet radio stations chart
during the week of May 13- 19. It streamed a total of 377,891 hours to an
audience of 68,835 during the week of May 13.
Virgin and JazzFM have been battling for first place all year but may soon
see increased competition from The New York Times' WQXR- FM, which finished
the week in third place. "WQXR streamed 43,099 more hours than it did the
week before, and saw its audience grow by 13,965 listeners from the previous
week," says Measurecast.
Demographic Highlights for the Week of May 13-19
- 76% of all listening occurred between 5 a.m. Pacific and 5 p.m. Pacific
- The peak listening day was Tuesday, with 19% of all total time spent
- 10% of the week's Internet radio listening took place over the weekend.
- 28% of Internet radio listeners were between the ages of 25 and 34.
- 56% were younger than 35, 29% were younger than 25, and 7% were older than
- In the U.S., 32% of listeners resided in the South; 30% lived in the West,
20% were in the Northeast, and 18% tuned in from the Midwest.
- 70% of listeners were men; 30% were women.
- Top streaming nations include the United States, the United Kingdom,
Canada, Japan and Mexico.
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