Premium statistics

Industry-specific and extensively researched technical data (partially from exclusive partnerships).

A paid subscription is required for full access.

Most popular radio stations in Atlanta 2019

Leading radio stations in Atlanta, U.S. in September 2019, by ratings

by Amy Watson, last edited Oct 10, 2019
Most popular radio stations in Atlanta 2019 As of September 2019, the leading radio station in Atlanta in the United States was WSB-AM (branded as 95.5 WSB) with a rating of 7.6, i.e. 7.6 percent of those listening to the radio in Atlanta listened to WSB-AM for at least five minutes in each 15-minute period. Other stations which are regularly among the top ten in Atlanta include news/talk formats WALR-FM and WVEE-FM.
Radio and news

Since 2015, the number of news and talk stations in the United States has grown whilst others have decreased, including sports, Black gospel and adult standards formats. Several news stations were also among the leading radio stations in the U.S. ranked by revenue, most of which were based in New York or Los Angeles.

By its very nature, news is less prone to fluctuation in terms of its audience – whilst consumers have phases of exploring or listening to different music genres, the desire to keep informed and up to date with current affairs and local events tends not to be influenced by trends or personal preference. In fact, radio news broadcasting increased between 2017 and 2018, and some stations even increased the amount of news broadcasts in that time.

However, radio news is changing. A 2018 study found that more than seven percent of local radio stations and newsrooms use drones for news in the U.S., with a further 6.4 percent considering doing so and others leasing drones when needed. Whilst the majority of stations were not involved with drones, the willingness among some to explore drone usage is yet another example of traditional media outlets exploring how they can adapt to trends and take advantage of new possibilities, which in such a competitive industry is crucial.
Show more

Leading radio stations in Atlanta, U.S. in September 2019, by ratings

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $588 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.
This statistic is not included in your account!

Premium Account
Your perfect start with Statista
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references

$49 / Month *

Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* All products require an annual contract.
   Prices do not include sales tax.
Leading companies trust Statista:
Related Studies: Available to Download in PDF or PPTX Format
Radio in the U.S.
Radio in the U.S.

All Information
in one Presentation

Radio in the U.S.

Everything On "Radio in the U.S." in One Document: Edited and Divided into Handy Chapters. Including Detailed References.

I think of Statista as Google for researchers. Statista provides you with the information you search for right away.
Dr. Horst Stipp

Dr. Horst Stipp
EVP, Research & Innovation, Advertising Research Foundation

Statistics on "Radio in the U.S."
  • Overview
  • Market leaders
  • Content & reach
  • Consumption
  • Advertising
  • Radio news
  • Digital and online radio
Discover Statista
Need help with using Statista for your research? Tutorials and first steps
Further Content: Statistics, Studies, and Topic Pages
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.
Do you have any questions about our business solutions?

We provide you with detailed information about our Corporate Account.