Survey 3 results: Smooth gain for music stations

Radio ratings survey 3 results have just been released.

  • smooth rises in Sydney and Melbourne
  • Commercial and ABC Talk stations slip in most markets, except for ABC Adelaide and Perth, which had strong gains
  • 2Day gains for the second time in a row
  • 0.6 separates 1st – 5th place in Brisbane
  • Big gain for 4KQ in swan song for the old format

The survey was conducted by GfK for Commercial Radio Australia between Sun Feb 27 to Sat Apr 2 & Sun Apr 17 to Sat May 21, 2022.

Previous survey results here.

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AM/FM/DAB+ Results

Sydney
  • triple j falls most, down 1.4 share points to 3.9% overall
  • 2GB also falls, down 1.3, but still way ahead on 13%
  • KIIS in second place, down 0.4 to 9.2%
  • Third placed smooth gains most, up 0.8 to 8.8%

Melbourne
  • Top station 3AW down 0.4 to 14.7%, still way ahead of the pack
  • Gold 104.3 steady in second place
  • smooth jumps to third with the biggest rise of the survey, up 1.7 to 9%
  • Fox FM slips to fourth, down 0.8 to 8.8


Brisbane

  • Big gain for 4KQ as the impending format change looms, up 1.3 to 10.7%
  • First placed Novagain 0.6 to score 11.2%
  • KIIS jumps 1.7 to 10.8%
  • ABC Brisbane the biggest loser this survey, down 1.1 to 8.5%


Adelaide

  • ABC Adelaide shot to the top of the ratings with the biggest rise in then market, up 1.2 to 12%
  • Second placed Mix slipped 0.2 to 11.6%
  • Third placed Nova lost 0.6 to score 11.2%


Perth

  • A big rise for ABC Perth, up 2.1 to 9.7%, in fourth place
  • First placed Nova slips 0.4 to 13.5%
  • Mix moved into second place, up 0.3 to 12.7%
  • Third placed 96fm drops 1.9 to 11.9%

View the DAB+ Only Stations results here

 

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