2GB still on top in Sydney, but radio lead changes in Brisbane and Melbourne

2GB is still Sydney’s most listened-to radio station, the latest radio ratings reveal. But the lead has changed hands in Melbourne and Brisbane.

The Macquarie Network station has an average 14.6% share of daily radio listening in Sydney, according to the latest survey from Nielsen. However, it has seen a one percentage point decline in listening share. The Alan Jones-presented morning show also dominates, with 2GB enjoying 17.6% of the audience from 5.30am to 9am.

Meanwhile on FM, Austereo’s 2Day remains on top in the commercial market with a 10.8% share. It has moved ahead of ABC 702, which declined to 10.6%

In Melbourne, Fairfax’s 3AW now has the biggest share with 16.8%, surging ahead of Austereo’s Fox FM on 14%. 3AW’s increase in listening – up 3.5 percentage points – was the biggest for any station nationally.

In Brisbane, Austereo’s B105 is on top with 12.3%, moving ahead of DMG’s Nova 106.9 which declined to 11.8%. Nova’s drop of 2.1 percentage points was the biggest decline in any market.

In Adelaide, ABC891 is still the most listened to station with 14% share. However DMG’s 5AA has moved closer, up to 13.7%.

And in Perth, Austereo’s Mix 94.5 is number one with 14.4%.


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