Rajars: 6 Music nears 2 million breakthrough

Paul Williams

6 Music's audience numbers are moving ever closer to a 2 million breakthrough with a record 1.89 million people turning into the digital station in Q4.

The new Rajar figure represents a 16.7% rise on the quarter and 31.0% on the year, meaning it attracted 448,000 more listeners compared to the same period a year ago. By contrast sister BBC digital music station Radio 1Xtra fell back between quarters, dropping 6.3%, although it was up 2.7% on the year to ...

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