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6 Music "more popular than ever"

The BBC reports that 6 Music, the music radio station which is home to the programmes The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show and 6 Mix is
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The BBC reports that 6 Music, the music radio station which is home to the programmes The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show and 6 Mix is "more popular than ever".

Some 1.45 million individuals are reached by the station weekly, according to RAJAR data. Year on year this rose from 1.3 million.

Funk and Soul Show presenter Charles has featured on the likes of Red Dwarf and Robot Wars.

Another music-themed radio station, Radio 2, also saw its audience rise: whereas the previous year's opening quarter saw this at 14.54 million a week, it was 14.56 million in the most recent quarter covered: the opening months of this year (which is also the time frame the 6 Music data represents).

Speaking about 6 Music, the BBC's Tim Davie has commented: "After winning a Sony award for best station, these figures cap an excellent week for Radio 6 Music and represent another milestone in the growth of digital-only radio services."

The station has been broadcasting for just over ten years.

Published by AW.ADNFCR-2133-ID-801365386-ADNFCR Posted on 17 May 2012 13:09 to category : Music News

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