Top Ten Radio Stations in Kenya
Top Ten Radio Stations in Kenya – This is a comprehensive list of top 10 most listened to radio stations in Kenya. This is according to Kenya Audience Research Foundation (KARF) and Geo Poll
Here is a list of the Radio station in Kenya and the number of estimated listeners
Radio citizen – 9, 660, 249
Radio Citizen is a project by Niko Schabel and a collective of musicians. The Radio station is owned by Royal Media Services. Radio Citizen controls ¼ of the listenership in the country. This is estimated to be a share of about 21%. The radio station is available in all parts of the country and owned by royal media services. It is available in Nairobi at a frequency of 106.7. In Nakuru, it airs at 100.5fm, Mombasa 97.3 fm and in Kisumu at 97.6fm.
Classic FM has grown to be among the most popular radio station in the Kenya. It is estimated to have a listenership of about 8%. The station is famous for its morning talk show host, Maina Kageni together with Mwalimu King’ang’i. Maina has a way of keeping listeners engaged with his controversial topics about women and issues affecting women in general and families. Classic is available at a frequency of 105 FM and airs in English and offers educative to entertaining programs. It touches on stocks exchange, loans, business news and current affairs.
Radio Taifa – 5, 123, 588
This is the official national radio station that airs in sawahili.92.9fm. It has listenership in all parts of the country. It was the first radio station in Kenya. The station is popular among village dwellers, old generation and people who are mostly bored with busy life. This is where you will listen to old songs, especially soothing gospel music and Daudi Kabaka.
Radio Jambo – 4, 080, 640
The Radio Station is owned by Radio Africa, with over 3 million more listeners. The station is very popular for its programs touching on sports, reggae and family matters, which the youths can ralate to. The radio station has a listenership of about 12% which is a significant audience.
Kameme FM – 3, 775, 697
Kameme FM is owned by Mediamax Network Ltd. The vernacular radio station is among the most popular radio stations in Kenya. The Kikuyu vernacular station is listened by over 5 million Kenyans, who are all from the Kikuyu community. The station beats its main competitor, Inooro, by a significant margin.
Milele FM – 3, 632, 186
This is a Swahili radio station available on a frequency of 93.6 fm. It is a very famous station which broadcasts interesting programs. The private owned station has some of the best radio presenters who attract a huge following. Milele FM is owned by mediamax Network Limited.
Inooro fm – 2, 783, 959
Inooro fm is owned by Royal Media Services. The Kikuyu vernacular radion station has the highest listenership in Central Kenya.
Kiss FM – 2, 757, 973
This urban radio station.
Ramogi FM – 2, 228, 309
In terms of listenership by location, Ramogi FM leads in the Lake Topography.
Due to the large number of smaller and sometimes local radio stations, 21% of the average audience share is listening to an “Other” station, one that does not have a high enough listenership to rank nationally.
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