A BIA report this morning lists the top billing radio stations across the country and, for once there are some plus figures for radio. KIIS-FM, with morning show Ryan Seacrest increased its 2008 numbers, going from $65.9 million in 2007 to $66.3 million in 2008. Nine of the top ten are in Los Angeles or New York. The exception is all news WTOP in Washington, DC which had the best increase, moving up from number 10 to number six with only a slight increase...$51.75 millon in 2008 from $51.475 million in 2007.
Here are the top 10 billing stations.
KIIS/Los Angeles $66.3 million Clear Channel
KROQ/Los Angeles $56.1 million CBS
KFI/Los Angeles $54.4 million Clear Channel
WLTW/New York $52.6 million Clear Channel
WINS/New York $51.8 million CBS
WTOP/Washington $51.75 million Bonneville
WHTZ/New York $49.6 million Clear Channel
WCBS/New York $46.7 million CBS
KPWR/Los Angeles $46.3 million Emmis
KOST/Los Angeles $45.7 million Clear Channel