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April streaming flat from March; NPR’s COVID bump (Webcast Metrics)

Stream listening held steady in April compared to March (actually up by a fraction of a percent). The numbers come from Triton Digital’s Webcast Metrics Top 20 Ranker, and RAIN’s monthly tracking of the Ranker over 10+ years. The year-over-year view showed an unusually large 10% decline, due almost entirely to Pandora’s 14% drop in listenership during that span. Click through for the 10-year trendlines. Continue Reading

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March streaming down three percent in March (Webcast Metrics)

As we noted in last month’s coverage of Triton’s Webcast Metrics report: “Next month’s March report will be extremely interesting.” Stream listening slumped in March compared to February, perhaps unsurprisingly. The numbers come from Triton Digital’s Webcast Metrics Top 20 Ranker, and RAIN’s monthly tracking of the Ranker over 10+ years. The year-over-year view showed an unusually large 8% decline. As we said last month: March was a jolting Covid-19 month for all kinds of measured media. Continue Reading

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February streaming rises with Pandora bump (Webcast Metrics)

Stream listening jumped in February compared to January, according to Triton Digital’s Webcast Metrics Top 20 Ranker. The year-over-year view showed a 3% decline. The monthly jump was fueled mostly by Pandora, the every-month leader of the group; the streaming giant gained 4% over january in a reversal of a months-long incremental decline. Continue Reading

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December streaming, and flashback 10 years of RAIN tracking of Triton Digital Webcast Metrics

RAIN has been tracking Triton Digital’s monthly Webcast Metrics Top 20 Ranker for more than 10 years, starting in September 2009. Looking back to that Ranker, we see a couple of interesting things — a trip down memory lane in the growth of streaming. Continue Reading

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October streaming level; Pandora & YoY dip (Triton Digital Webcast Metrics)

Stream listening was level in October compared to September, according to the Triton Digital Webcast Metrics Top 20 Ranker. The year-over-year view showed a 4% drop, largely due to Pandora’s six-month gradual slide. Six leading radio streamers and pureplay AccuRadio all notched gains in October. Continue Reading

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Pandora listening dips in September; year-over-year remains level (Triton Digital Webcast Metrics)

Stream listening slipped 3% in September, according to the Triton Digital Webcast Metrics Top 20 Ranker, pulled down by Pandora’s key listening metric which dropped 4%. Overall webcast listening in Triton’s top-20 cohort stayed level from the same month last year. Continue Reading

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Stream listening level in August; year-over-year gain (Triton Digital Webcast Metrics)

Stream listening slipped less than one percent month-over-month in August, according to the Triton Digital Webcast Metrics Top 20 Ranker. Pandora, leader of the pack, dropped two percent from July, losing a bit of listener activity for the fourth straight month. Number two-ranked iHeartRadio gained by nine percent, after losing nine percent in July. Click through for historical tracking. Continue Reading