Australian Radio Network has claimed the number one FM network ranking across the nation once again, thanks in part to its Sydney stations, KIIS 1065 and WSFM, dominating the breakfast slot.
GfK, the official provider of radio ratings for Commercial Radio Australia, today released its sixth survey for the year, which showed that KIIS 1065’s Kyle & Jackie O have some serious competition in WSFM’s Jonesy & Amanda, with the two brekkie radio teams sharing the spoils in Sydney.
WSFM’s resurgence to the top comes after Jonesy & Amanda overtook Nova’s Fitzy & Whippa in the previous ratings survey to place second.
Meanwhile, the latest ratings news wasn’t so good for Nova’s Kate, Tim & Marty in both the Sydney and Melbourne drive slots.
The trio lost 1.5 per cent market share in Sydney, surrendered top spot Macquarie Radio Network’s 2GB to Macquarie Radio Network’s 2GB. An in Melbourne, they were unable to hold on to third place thanks to solid market share growth for smoothfm and FOX FM’s Hamish & Andy.
Here’s a breakdown of who was up and who was down in each of the metro radio markets:
Macquarie Radio Network’s 2GB continued its dominance in Sydney, keeping its overall market share steady at 12.6 per cent. Australian Radio Network’s WSFM claimed second spot once again with 9.8 per cent (up 0.5 per cent), while NOVA Entertainment’s smoothfm moved up into third with a 0.7 per cent jump to 8.7 per cent.
First: 2GB (up 0.4 per cent to 15.3 per cent)
Second: KIIS FM’s Kyle & Jackie O (up 0.3 per cent to 10.3 per cent) and WSFM’s Jonesy & Amanda (up 1.4 per cent to 10.3 per cent)
Third: ABC Sydney (down 1.0 per cent to 10.0 per cent)
First: 2GB (up 0.4 per cent to 10.4 per cent)
Second: KIIS 1065 (down 0.3 per cent to 9.8 per cent)
Third: Nova’s Kate, Tim & Marty (down 1.5 per cent to 9.7 per cent)
Macquarie’s 3AW continued into positive territory, growing its overall market share by 1.4 per cent to 16.2 per cent. NOVA’s smoothfm jumped up into second spot with a 1.0 per cent increase to 10.5 per cent, pushing ABC Melbourne down to third with 9.7 per cent market share (down 0.2 per cent).
First: 3AW’s Ross and John (up 1.1 per cent to 21.6 per cent)
Second: ABC Melbourne (down 0.4 per cent to 11.5 per cent)
Third: Fox FM (up 1.1 per cent to 9.0 per cent)
First: 3AW (up 0.4 per cent to 12.8 per cent)
Second: smoothfm (up 1.9 per cent to 10.8 per cent)
Third: FOX FM’s Hamish & Andy (up 0.4 per cent to 10.7 per cent)
Nova 106.9 retained the number one ranking overall in Brisbane, buoyed by a 0.5 per cent market share rise to 13.5 per cent, while 97.3fm stayed held on to second with 10.7 per cent (down 1.2 per cent), and Hit105 remained in third with 10.5 per cent (up 0.4 per cent).
First: ABC Brisbane (up 1.3 per cent to 13.5 per cent)
Second: Nova 106.9 (up 1.8 per cent to 13.4 per cent)
Third: Triple M (down 0.1 per cent to 10.1 per cent) and 97.3fm (down 1.9 per cent to 10.1 per cent)
First: Nova’s Kate, Tim & Marty (down 0.6 per cent to 17.6 per cent)
Second: Hit105’s Hamish & Andy (down 0.3 per cent to 11.5 per cent)
Third: 97.3fm (down 0.8 per cent to 10.5 per cent)
Despite finishing first again for overall market share, Mix 102.3 has undone all its good work from the last ratings survey by dropping by 0.7 per cent to 12.4 per cent. The rest of the top three has changed dramatically, with Triple M and FIVEaa being usurped by ABC Adelaide (up 1.5 per cent to 11.6per cent) and Nova 91.9 (down 0.2 per cent to 11.0 per cent) respectively.
First: ABC Adelaide (up 2.0 per cent to 16.2 per cent)
Second: FIVEaa (down 1.2 per cent to 12.4 per cent)
Third: Mix 102.3 (up 0.8 to 12.1 per cent)
First: Nova’s Kate, Tim & Marty (down 1.7 per cent to 14.4 per cent)
Second: Mix 102.3 (down 1.9 per cent to 11.9 per cent)
Third: FIVEaa (up 0.8 per cent to 11.6 per cent)
Mix 94.5 has continued its winning ways in Perth with 13.7 per cent market share overall (down 0.3 per cent), keeping Nova in second with 12.2 per cent (down 0.3 per cent), and Hit92.9 (down 2.1 per cent to 9.6 per cent) tied for third place with Triple J (up 0.4 per cent to 9.6 per cent).
First: Nova’s Nathan, Nat & Shaun (up 0.8 per cent to 14.2 per cent)
Second: Mix 94.5’s Clairsy, Matt and Kymba (up 0.3 per cent to 12.3 per cent)
Third: ABC Perth (down 0.3 per cent to 11.9 per cent)
First: Nova’s Kate, Tim & Marty (up 0.1 per cent to 14.6 per cent)
Second: Mix 94.5’s Lisa and Pete (down 1.3 per cent to 13.2 per cent)
Third: Hit92.9’s Hamish & Andy (down 1.3 per cent to 13.1 per cent)
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