Pandora has released its own listening metrics for the month of August, with listenership up compared to the company's numbers from July. The popular streaming music service reported 1.35 billion listening hours in August 2013, a 16 percent increase from 1.16 billion in August of 2012.
Pandora also says its share of total U.S. radio listening last month was 7.46 percent, an increase from 6.3 percent a year ago. Active listeners to Pandora totaled 72.1 million in August 2013, a 28 percent jump from 56.2 million a year ago.
In July, Pandora reported 1.28 billion listener hours and a 7.08 percent share of total U.S. radio listening, with 71.2 million active listeners.