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Classic Hits Designated Format Of Summer

Nielsen Audio has designated Classic Hits as the "format of the summer," having garnering the biggest boost in listening when comparing January-May trends with June-August. Country lost 1% between the two periods, and posted a 7.8, 7.3 and 7.2 in June, July and August, respectively. Classic Rock and Urban Contemporary round out the three formats that grew listening the most in the period. More here.