Most popular online radio stations: Yahoo! Music, AOL Radio, Clear Channel

In June 2005 online radio listeners favored Yahoo! Music, AOL Radio Network and ClearChannel Online Radio, which competed heavily with combined Microsoft properties – MSN Radio and WindowsMedia.com. Microsoft still won over Clear Channel by the number of users, connected to the radio streams simultaneously, with Yahoo! remaining undisputed leader as far as number of simultaneous connections.

Average online radio weekly audience

Weekdays 6AM-7PM Monday-Sunday 6AM-Midnight
Total Simultaneous Total Simultaneous
AOL Radio Network 898,600 128,100 1,611,500 91,700
Clear Channel Online 683,000 103,900 860,900 59,700
Live365 367,900 59,600 535,900 37,000
MSN Radio,
WindowsMedia.com
511,300 109,300 702,800 66,200
Yahoo! Music 1,596,400 337,700 2,687,600 220,700
Total 3,954,000 743,500 6,432,400 482,600
Source: comScore