Jazz Jumps

Jazz Jumps

According to Arbitron's MeasureCast Ratings two jazz stations were ranked within the top ten individual Internet radio stations ratings for the week of January 27. RADIOIO Eclectic was the top ranked individual Internet radio station with 324,323 hours of listening. MUSICMATCH Artist Match was ranked number two with 305,374 hours and Virgin Radio was ranked number three with 286,312 hours of TTSL.

MUSICMATCH topped the webcast network with 1,285,584 hours of TTSL. StreamAudio was ranked number two with 1,016,610 hours of TTSL. Clear Channel Worldwide was ranked number three with 641,913 hours of TTSL

Demographic Highlights for the Week of Jan. 27 – Feb. 2

  • The peak listening day was Thursday, January 30 with 23 percent of the week’s online listening.
  • 76 percent of weekly online listening took place between 5 a.m. and 5 p.m. Pacific time.
  • 15 percent of the week’s total listening took place during the weekend.
  • 85 percent of the measured listeners were between the ages of 18 and 54.
  • 70 percent of listeners were men; 30 percent were women.
  • In the U.S., 32 percent of listeners resided in the South; 30 percent in the West; 18 percent in the Northeast; and 20 percent in the Midwest.

Top 10 Webcast Networks (Jan. 27 – Feb. 2)

RANKCompanyTTSLCUME persons
3Clear Channel Worldwide641,913135,143
4Warp Radio633,008105,447
7Virgin Radio473,16177,437
9Radio Free Virgin371,59144,621

Weekly Top 10 Jan. 27 – Feb. 2

RankStationFormat TTSL (in hours)Cume Persons
1RADIOIO Eclectic (Internet-only)Adult Alternative324,32362,198
2MUSICMATCH Artist Match (Internet-only)Miscellaneous305,374131,195
3Virgin Radio AM & FM (London)Hot Adult Contemp286,31248,780
4WQXR-FM (New York)Classical237,73935,763
5JazzFM (London)Jazz210,14131,434
6K-LOVE Radio (Sacramento)Contemporary Chris.182,67128,595
7MUSICMATCH Top Hits (Internet-only)CHR / Top 40161,83988,489 (Internet-only)Classical154,70625,171
9KPLU-FM/ (Tacoma)Jazz151,18923,390
10KING-FM/98.1 (Seattle)Classical107,17515,229

Notes: TTSL (Total Time Spent Listening), sometimes referred to as Aggregate Tuning Hours (ATH), is the total number of hours tuned to a given station or network in the reported time period. Cume Persons is an estimate of the total number of unique listeners who had one or more listening sessions lasting five minutes or longer during the reported time period.

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