Smooth Now Reaches 5.6 Million Listeners Every Week

3 August 2017, 00:00 | Updated: 2 November 2017, 15:29

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We’ve seen big audience increases for Kate Garraway, Paul Phear, Tina Hobley and more - thanks for joining us!

We’ve just heard the latest listening figures released by the official industry body Rajar, and it’s great news for Smooth. Kate Garraway’s morning show now reaches 2.3m listeners across the country, up by 74,000 listeners since this time last year.

Paul Phear is also attracting 2.2m listeners to his afternoon show, while at the weekend, Smooth Breakfast with Eamonn Kelly now reaches 829,000 listeners every Saturday, and 771,000 every Sunday. Tina Hobley’s Sunday show now reaches over 1 million listeners.

Smooth West Midlands in particular is now reaching more people than ever: 535,000 people each week. Smooth Breakfast with Nigel Freshman also sets a new record with 300,000 listeners - the highest number of listeners the show has ever had.