Can radio still build hits in the streaming era?

Andre Paine

The power of radio to create hits is coming under question as Music Week research reveals that a minority of airplay smashes made the Top 20 streaming chart for 2019.

Based on Radiomonitor and Official Charts Company data, just nine of the Top 20 airplay hits of 2019 ended up in the equivalent audio streaming rundown. That represents little change on the previous year, when eight of the Top 20 airplay tracks also appeared in the Top 20 singles of ...

Login to access this article

To access this article you need to be a subscriber. If you are a subscriber login below.


If you have previously taken a trial you will need to subscribe to access this article.

Subscribe Now
subscribe link free-trial link

follow us...