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April 2018 PPM Ratings: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago ...

Day one of Nielsen Audio's April 2018 (3/29-4/25) PPM ratings are below. Ranks (in parentheses) are among subscribers. All graphs indicate Average Share Mon-Sun 6a-Mid Persons 6+. Have a story for your station inside the overall numbers? Email us here.

New York
WNSH Cumulus
1.9 (18t) to 2.0 (17t)
Cume: +58,600 to 1,082,600



Los Angeles
KKGO Mt. Wilson

2.0 (22) to 2.2 (20t)
Cume: +70,400 to 1,184,800 
(Highest-cuming station this month)


Chicago
WUSN Entercom
3.9 (7) to 3.5 (7t)
Cume: -32,300 to 998,800

WEBG iHeartMedia
1.5 (23t) to 1.8 (22t)
Cume: +25,100 to 750,000

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Dallas
KSCS Cumulus
4.3 (5) to 4.5 (3)
Cume: +26,900 to 1,025,100

KPLX Cumulus
4.4 (4) to 4.3 (5)
Cume: +61,400 to 1,161,100

Houston
KKBQ Cox
6.0 (3) to 6.4 (3)
Cume: -152,200 to 1,176,600 

KILT Entercom
4.0 (10t) to 3.7 (13t)
Cume: -73,600 to 985,900 

KTHT Cox Classic Country
2.2 (20) to 2.1 (20t)
Cume: -34,500 to 462,800

Philadelphia
WXTU Entercom
4.6 (8) to 4.9 (8)
Cume: +73,400 to 733,000

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Atlanta
WUBL iHeartMedia 
4.6 (7) to 4.7 (6)
Cume: -27,000 to 680,400

WKHX Cumulus
3.4 (13) to 3.6 (12)
Cume: +75,900 to 676,000

"Kicks puts in best 6+ share of the year, but the real excitement is growth in Persons 25-54, +13% total week," says newly installed PD Brian Thomas (Breaking News 3/19). "Plus, mornings are up +31% and middays are up +29%."

Nassau
WNSH/New York Cumulus
2.1 (19t) to 2.5 (16t)
Cume: -2,200 to 170,200


Riverside
KFRG Entercom 
5.4 (2) to 5.8 (2)
Cume: +4,100 to 364,400

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San Jose
KRTY Empire
4.0 (7) to 4.1 (8)

Cume: +7,400 to 194,300

Middlesex
WNSH/New York Cumulus 

2.8 (16) to 3.1 (14)
Cume: +24,400 to 166,800

WKMK/Monmouth Press
1.2 (25) to 1.1 (25t)
Cume: +6,400 to 56,500

Certain markets do not appear because the Country stations in those metros aren't subscribers; non-subscribing stations in published markets are also excluded.