Hits Radio Manchester replaces Key 103

Bauer’s new national station, Hits Radio, has launched – replacing the Key 103 brand after almost 30 years. Continue reading

Hits Radio added to London DAB radio multiplex

Hits Radio, the new near-national service from Bauer Media in Manchester, has launched in London with test transmissions. Continue reading

RAJAR Q1 2018: Heart grows bigger than Radio 1

Heart has overtaken BBC Radio 1 in terms of weekly reach for the very first time – making it the first commercial radio brand to ever have more listeners than the historic BBC station. Continue reading

Cash for Kids Superhero Day raises £710,199

Listeners to Bauer radio stations have raised £710,199 for Superhero Day 2018 – a 25% uplift from last year. Continue reading

BBC Radio announces Royal Wedding plans

Chris Evans will present a live Saturday morning show from Windsor, while Radio 4 and 5 live team up for commentary of the wedding. Continue reading

Key 103 to rebrand as Hits Radio and go national

Major changes are heading to Bauer’s Big City Network in June, including a new national station called Hits Radio broadcasting from Manchester. Continue reading

Audio & Radio Industry Awards 2017 nominations

The nominations for the ARIAs 2017 are out, with the BBC and Bauer leading the shortlist. Continue reading