13th February is celebrated as World Radio Day every year, and while the common misconception that radio is slowly becoming an irrelevant medium may flood your minds, the facts paint a different picture!
A recent survey from the United States revealed that radio is still the leading mass media source, trusted by billions all over the world! The stats speak for themselves; taking the population of the U.S into account, radio still attracts 92% of engagement in terms of media sources, with television coming in a close second.
radio isn’t just a celebration of the art of storytelling, but also of listening! From RJs to musicians, the radio world is built on the feet of its listeners. Artist careers can be made by or broken by the spirit of radio. So, today, we thought we’d run down some serious independent artists who found their major radio breakthroughs this year.
1. Lil Nas X – Old Town Road
2. Ant Saunders – Yellow Hearts
3. Lil Tecca – Ransom
4. Roddy Rich – The Box
5. Billie Eilish – bad guy