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 Pandora’s 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
eQB NOW
Nielsen Reports Third Quarter 2014 Results, Announces $1B Share Repurchase Authorization
iHeartRadio Now Available For Use In Apple's CarPlay
In Brief - October 23, 2014
October 22, 2014
Pandora AMP Allows For "Large Scale" Artist Analytics
Spanish Broadcasting System Names Eric Garcia Radio Revenue Chief, GM, New York Market
The Conclave To Honor Ginny Morris With The Rockwell Award
In Brief - October 22, 2014
October 21, 2014
Report: Ron Fair Departs Virgin Records
Adobe, Nielsen To Create Comprehensive Measurement Platform For Digital Content
DMR/Interactive Names Doug Smith VP/Marketing Strategy
Triton Digital's August 2014 Ranker: Major News Events Show Impact On Top 20 Streaming Audio Markets
October 20, 2014
iHeartMedia San Francisco Names Mark Adams PD of KYLD & KIOI
Premiere Networks Promotes Claudine Cazian To VP/Programming & Branded Entertainment
Entercom Names Carlos Lamadrid VP/National Sales, Strategic Partnerships
Pandora Hires Steve Bené As General Counsel
In Brief - October 20, 2014
October 17, 2014
In Brief - October 17, 2014
The Week In Review: 10/13-10/17
October 16, 2014
Michael Jordan Named PD At WAMZ
Dan Chertoff Named VP, A&R, RCA Records
Greater Media Chairman, CEO Peter Smyth Named Among The 2014 Giants of Broadcasting
Joe Cuello Joins TuneCore As Chief Creative Officer
Clip Interactive Reports Milestones In Revenue, MAUs, Engagement For Radio Station Partners
iHeartMedia Wins Gold Award At Healthcare Marketing IMPACT Awards
Music News
Taylor Swift Reveals Songs of 1989
One Direction Goes "On The Road Again"
Quick Hits: American Music Awards, Justin Timberkale, New Now Next Awards, Foo Fighters, Jake Miller, ShipRocked
Florida Georgia Line, Bob Seger Lead Sales Chart
Quick Hits: Taylor Swift, Foo Fighters, Gwen Stefani, Cold War Kids
Charli XCX, Haim and More Contribute to Hunger Games
Quick Hits: Meghan Trainor, Smashing Pumpkins, Milky Chance
U2 Sits Down For Intimate Radio Special
Quick Hits: Coldplay, Gwen Stefani, Foo Fighters, Dropkick Murphys, Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear
One Direction Reveal Four Tracklist
The Week In Review: 10/13-10/17
Quick Hits: Iggy Azalea, U2, Snoop Dogg / Pharrell, iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina
Pitbull Goes Global In November
Quick Hits: Sam Smith, MTV EMAs, Songwriters Hall of Fame, The Pixies, Fall Out Boy, Bonnaroo
Jason Aldean, Hozier Top Album Sales Chart
FMQB NOW

Christopher K
APD/MD, KDND & KUDL
Sacramento

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!