Radio Is Still VERY Popular, But…

Contrary to what you’ll hear from tech-savvy people, traditional radio is still doing just fine. Audiences are still big and the profits are still there. However, it’s not the only game in town anymore. A survey commissioned by Morgan Stanley (see the full report in Quartz) shows how 2,000 American adults used audio.

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The numbers for Canada will be different given that we don’t have access to Pandora, iHeartRadio, iTunesRadio, Amazon Prime Music and Beats Music.  But as the US goes, so do we–eventually.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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