• Wong Buhl posted an update 3 months, 3 weeks ago

    Nick Grimshaw has recorded the cheapest listening figures for BBC Radio 1’s breakfast present given that data started.

    The DJ, who took over the slot from Chris Moyles in 2012, saw his audience drop underneath five million listeners per week in the 3rd quarter of this year.

    The demonstrate recorded 4.ninety three million weekly listeners among July and September – down from 5.five million last quarter.

    Controller Ben Cooper defended the stats and mentioned it was even now "the most appropriate youth brand name in the British isles today".

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    He also explained there was nevertheless a 10.5 million weekly listenership across the station and that Radio one had nine.four million subscribers on social media, with an added 5 million on YouTube.

    Listening figures for all stations are historically reduced in the summer season months – but Grimshaw’s figures are the most affordable for any Radio 1 breakfast show given that audience study physique Rajar began collecting data.