Triton Digital Releases Online Audio Rankings For March
May 8, 2013

Triton Digital has released its monthly Internet audio rankings for March 2013, with Pandora remaining atop the online listenership metrics. Pandora's AAS (Average Active Sessions# for Monday - Friday #6a-8p) in the Domestic Rankings actually slipped, from over 1.9 million in February to 1,849,802 AAS. This may tie in with its recent cap on mobile monthly streaming. Pandora's Session Starts were back up to over 905 million in March.

Clear Channel was ranked #2 once more, with 309,871 AAS and almost 138.6 million Session Starts. Slacker climbed from fifth to third place in March, edging past Cumulus (#4) and CBS Radio (#5). The top ten is filled out by NPR Member Stations, Cox Radio, EMF Corporate, Entercom and ESPN Radio.

Looking at March's All Streams Ranker (M-F, 6a-8p), Clear Channel was at #1 again with 312,047 AAS, followed by Digitally Imported at #2 and Prisa Radio at #3. Slacker was at #4, with CBS Radio ranked fifth. Cumulus, NPR, Cox, EMF Corporate and 977Music.com filled out the top ten.

For the full week Domestic Ranker (6a-mid), Pandora was still #1, with 1,598,194 AAS. Clear Channel was ranked #2 and Slacker pulled ahead in this category again, to third place. Cumulus, CBS, NPR, Cox, EMF Corporate, Entercom and ESPN round out the top ten. And for the All Streams Ranker's full week stats (6a-mid), Clear Channel was still #1, followed by Digitally Imported, Slacker, Prisa Radio, CBS, Cumulus, NPR, Cox, 977Music.com and EMF Corporate.

Triton Digital also released additional data and analysis this month, digging into the effects of Pandora's decision to cap its mobile listening. In March, Pandora began capping mobile listening at 40 hours per month. As a result, Triton found a three percent drop in mobile listening for Pandora during the Monday through Sunday 6:00am to midnight daypart from March to February. During the same time period, Triton found a 23 percent increase in Pureplay mobile listening and a five percent increase in Terrestrial.

Triton notes, "At first glance, 3 percent may not seem overly concerning, but we have to take into account the scale of Pandoraís audience. Did capping Pandora drive a portion of their mobile listeners to other Pureplays, such as Slacker, who saw an 18 percent gain during the same period? It's possible. Or, perhaps this growth is attributed to the fact that mobile audio consumption was our fastest growing segment in March 2013. Looking back to the year prior, mobile listening accounted for 46 percent of all audio consumption in March 2012. Today, we have crossed the threshold where over half of all listening is consumed on mobile devices."




 
Breaking News
Universal Music Group Extends Lucian Grainge Deal
WOGL/Philly Morning Show Host Ross Brittain Announces Retirement
In Brief - July 31, 2015
July 30, 2015
CBS Radio Extends Scott Shannon
iHeartMedia Reports Results For 2015 Second Quarter
Benztown Promotes Christopher "Jack" Johansing To Marketing Director
July 29, 2015
iHeartMedia Charlotte Names Keith Hotchkiss Market President
Pierre Bouvard: Radio's Delivers On Amazon Prime Day
In Brief - July 29, 2015
July 28, 2015
Cumulus Appoints Brian Thomas As PD For WLS-FM/Chicago
AT&T To Activate FM Chips On Android Smartphones
BroadbandTV & BMG Form Strategic Alliance To Support New Generation Of Music Artists
Chicago Radio Legend John Records Landecker To Sign Off After 40 Years On-Air
Cumulus-Buffalo Re-Signs Shredd and Ragan For Mornings At WEDG
Rare Job Ops at 98 Rock/Baltimore
In Brief - July 28, 2015
July 27, 2015
Emmis Announces Executive Promotions
iHeartRadio Joins Snapchat Discover
Pandora Listeners Receive More Uninterrupted Hours With Sponsored Listening
July 24, 2015
Radio Industry & SESAC Reach Settlement
The Week In Review: 7/20-7/24
CBS Radio Names David Yadgaroff As SVP/Market Manager For Philadelphia
In Brief - July 24, 2015
July 23, 2015
Frankie V. Heads Home To Boston
Music News
Kanye, Sam Smith, The Who & Many More Announced For iHeartRadio Music Festival
Quick Hits: One Direction, The Voice, Queen Latifah & Mary J. Blige, The Gaslight Anthem, Paul McCartney
FMQB Retro-Active: Ken Sharp Talks to Cherie Currie, and Reviews Live Releases From The Who and The Rolling Stones
Quick Hits: Dr. Dre, U2, Zayn Malik, Gary Clark Jr.
Macklemore Talks New Album, Relapse Into Drug Use
Quick Hits: Meghan Trainor, Justin Bieber, Janelle MonŠe, Keith Richards, Lollapalooza, Chance The Rapper, Neil Young
Imagine Dragons, Jack Johnson Join Farm Aid 30
Quick Hits: Rise Against, Keith Richards, Puscifer, Judas Priest & Mastodon, Mat Kearney, Circa Survive
Rapper Future Hits #1 With Surprise Album
Quick Hits: U2 & Lady Gaga, Disclosure & Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran, Mariah Carey, Bobbi Kristina Brown, Guns N' Roses, Sevendust, Joseph Jackson
Ed Sheeran TV Special To Air On NBC
The Week In Review: 7/20-7/24
Quick Hits: Five Finger Death Punch, Prince, Meg Myers, The Grateful Dead
Quick Hits: Lil Wayne & Charlie Puth, Vance Joy, Lana Del Rey
Quick Hits: Selena Gomez, James Blake / Kanye West, Incubus
FMQB NOW

Jonathan Shuford, PD
WRVW/Nashville

Advertisement:
Search FMQB.com
Advertisements:
FMQB Member Login
Email:
Pass:

Save
Not a member yet?
Sign up Now!
Sign Up for Breaking News!
Enter FMQB E-Tracking!