Bray and Partners president David Bray breaks down which radio stations were on top in Toronto, Montreal, Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver for the period between Feb. 26 and May 25.
In an environment of non-stop corporate cuts, let’s take a look at whose numbers are up … with the release of the latest PPM radio ratings
Toronto: Bragging rights at the top of the ratings heap go to CHFI-FM once again with a 12.2% share of hours tuned for A12+ (down from 14.6% last time out).
BOOM-FM leaps into the #1 spot with the ladies 25-54 delivering a 15.2% share (up from 8.6%) followed by CHFI-FM with a 14.4% share (down from 17.9%).
BOOM-FM also holds the #1 spot for males 25-54, posting an 11.1% share (up from 6.9 % in the last 13-week book).
In an unusual twist, CHFI-FM leads the way for M18-34 with a 10.3% share followed by BOOM at 10.2%. For F18-34, CHFI-FM tops the list posting a whopping 23.6% (down from 24.2%).
Vancouver: CBC Radio One grabs the #1 spot for A12+ with a 15.3% share of hours tuned (down from 15.7%).
Taking the top spot for F25-54 was QM-FM, posting a 16.5% share (down from 19.6% last time out).
FOX grabs the lead for M25-54 listeners, delivering a 13.8% share (up from 11.4%). The FOX is out in front for M18-34 with a 22.0% share of hrs. tuned (up from 15.8%).
When it comes to Females 18-34, QM-FM takes the top spot with a 16.8 % share.
Edmonton: 102.3 NOW Radio rules the roost for A12+ posting a 10.5% share of hours tuned (up from 9.7% last time out). NOW! Radio takes top spot for F25-54, delivering a 19.5% share (up from 15.6%). NOW also tops the list for M25-54 with a 12.5% share (down from 13.1%). For M18-34, NOW leads the way posting a 17.6% (down from 22.1%) followed by the Bear at 11.5%. For a clean sweep NOW also led with F18-34 delivering a 14.7%.
Calgary: CBC Radio One leads the way for A12+ with a 9.1% (up from 8.2% last time out).
Country 105 is popular with the ladies, taking #1 spot for F25-54 delivering a 10.2% share (down from 10.6%). For M25-54, X92.9 is #1 with an 11.0% (up from 10.9%). X92.9 takes top spot for M18-34 delivering a 12.1% (down from 12.7%).
Country105 is #1 for F18-34 posting a 12.3% share followed closely by WILD 95.3 at 12.2%.
Montreal (Total): CHMP 98.5FM is #1 for A12+ (Franco) with an 18.3% share (down from 18.5%).
For A12+ (Anglo) CJAD 800 is #1 with a 29.4% (up from 26.3%).
CFGL-FM is tops with the ladies, taking #1 spot for F25-54 (Franco) delivering a 19.3% share (up from 18.4%). For F25-54 (Anglo)
The Beat 92.5 is #1 with a 26.2% share. For M25-54 (Franco), CHMP 98.5FM is on top at 17.8% share (down from 20.5%).
For M25-54 (Anglo), CHOM-FM is #1at 24.1% (down from 25.5%).