With work and school routines back on schedule, radio streaming sessions continue to rebound from the usual summer slowdown. Beasley Broadcasting Corporate, which saw a 5% lift in August, is up 8% month-over-month with 27,047 Average Active Sessions (AAS) in September, according to Triton Digital’s Streaming Metrics Monthly Ranker.
Also posting month-over-month increases in AAS are Audacy, which is up 5% (85,882-90,562); EMF with a 2% increase to 36,477 AAS in September; Salem Communications, which rises 1.8% (13,003-13,247); and Hubbard Broadcasting, which finishes September with 21,449 AAS, an increase of 1%.
The Top 10 Rankers remain the same, with iHeartRadio far out front and relatively flat month-over-month with 390,838 AAS for September. NPR Member Stations saw a minimal decrease in AAS, moving 99,885-99,583. Audacy is third, followed by Cumulus Streaming Network (61,594-61,718) and EMF rounding out the Top 5.
Univision is down 1.4% month-over-month with 27.047 AAS in September, followed by Beasley, Hubbard, AccuRadio, which is down 2% (15,377-14,965), and Salem.
The iHeartMedia Network, which includes all iHeartMedia-owned streams and the streams related to network affiliations, is the only sales network reported by Triton Digital. The network moves 1,112,429-1,118,003 AAS, a 0.5% increase from August.