In the February ratings, B98.5 continues to settle back to more normal numbers as Christmas recedes into memory but the station is still above its 2009 pre-Christmas levels. And it’s too early to judge the impact of the departure of Steve McCoy (left) from the morning show at the end of last month.
Arbitron’s February numbers cover Feb. 4 through March 3, 2010.
Praise continues its recent upward climb, finishing fourth overall. The gospel station is at its highest listener level since people meters came into use in early 2009.
And it’s impressive to see oldies do so well with True Oldies landing in the top 10 overall. A few years back, the format was considered so deadly in Atlanta, it simply didn’t even exist. Among 25 to 54 year olds, True Oldies finished an impressive tie for sixth during mid days and a solid tie for 13th for Randy & Spiff, which has seen steady growth since the pair reunited last fall.
The newest station 105.7/The Groove has shifted its music a bit more