Brilliant listener numbers in latest results for Clyde 1 and Clyde 2

The latest RAJAR results have been released and they show a huge increase in Radio Clyde listeners over the last quarter

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THE Q2 RAJAR 2022 results just go to underline the continued popularity of Clyde 1 of Clyde 2 with their listeners across Glasgow and the West.

Scotland’s largest commercial radio station, Clyde 1, has added an extra 40,000 (+7% QoQ) more listeners this quarter, now reaching 640,000 every week, whilst Clyde 2 has on average 168,000 people tuning in – an increase of 49,000 (+40% QoQ). Meaning that combined, 719,000 listeners now tune in every week to Radio Clyde.

Clyde 1 is home to some of Scotland’s favourite presenters, including George Bowie, Cassi, Garry Spence, Greigsy, Grant Thomson and Callum Gallacher, as well as massive shows like Superscoreboard and The GBXperience. Not to forget also home to some brilliant music with the biggest hits and biggest throwbacks and truly life-changing competitions like Cash Register.

Across the network listenership has also increased with the likes of Forth 1 up 24,000 (+7%) to 325,000 and Forth 2 up 31,000 (+72%) to 72,000. Meaning that combined Radio Forth is up to 348,000 listeners.

Combined Radio Clyde & Radio Forth now reach over the milestone million with 1,064,000 weekly listeners across the central belt.

The Greatest Hits Radio Network across Scotland, saw it post its best set of results ever with 339,000 people listening weekly, including record numbers for ‘new signing’ Stuart Webster’s  ‘through the day’ 10am to 2pm weekday show, home to the legendary Top10@10, which achieved its highest ever listenership adding an extra 67,000 (+70%) new listener’s last quarter.

The weekly audience for all of the combined Hits Radio and Greatest Hits stations across Scotland (14) now total over 1.6m up by over 130,000 people.

Victoria Easton-Riley, Content Director for Scotland, said: “What a fantastic set of results across our stations in Scotland, and a particular shout out must go to the teams at Clyde 1, Forth 1 and the Greatest Hits network across Scotland for some really outstanding listener numbers.” 

“To have over 1.6 million people listen to one of our radio stations every week is just amazing.”

“I would like to give special mention also to our incredible presenters who continue to create brilliant, funny, moving and engaging content on-air and across our social channels that really connect with our audiences.”

“Alongside that, as the world opened up again, this summer they have already been out and about en masse at some really outstanding events and partnerships the length and breadth of the country – from Belladrum in Inverness, Rewind at Scone Palace to the Border Union Show in Kelso, as well as our very own legendary Forth Awards at the Usher Hall.”

“And with the football season having just kicked off, Forth On The Fringe this weekend, loads of Edinburgh Fringe activity and our Tom Walker Live & Up Close at the Sky Bar at Radisson RED Glasgow this month, we have so much to be excited about and proud of and the schools haven’t even gone back yet!”


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