The December ratings are out, covering the period of November 10th to December 7th and it looks like the Christmas music is starting to show. In the 6+ numbers, WLTW continues to hold on to the number one slot, up significantly from a 6.0 to an 8.2. WCBS FM continues in the number two slot, up slightly to a 5.9. In the number three hole, WHTZ holds steady with a 5.1. WKTU takes number four with a 4.8, down slightly. At number five is WAXQ with a 4.1, also down a tad. Tied at number six are WWFS and WSKQ with a 3.9. Number eight goes to WABC up a bit to a 3.7. WXNY fills the number nine hole with a 3.5. At number 10 are WWPR and WINS with a 3.4. Coming in number 12 is WFAN with a 3.3. At number 13 is WBLS with a 3.2. The number 14 slot goes to WQHT with a 3.0. WXRK takes 15th with a 2.9. WCBS drops a bit again in the number 16 position with a 2.8. WRKS takes 17th with a 2.7. At number 18 is WPLJ with a 2.6. And finally, tied for number 19 are WOR and WNYC FM with a 2.1.

WLTW surges to the top of the 25 to 54 demo with a whopping 8.1. WKTU slips back to number two with a 6.6. WHTZ holds onto the number three spot with a 5.7. Number four goes to WAXQ with a 5.0. At number five is WCBS FM with a 4.8. Number six goes to WWFS with a 4.6. WXNY takes the number seven spot with a 4.3. At number eight is WWPR with a 3.9. And tied for the number nine hole are WSKQ and WQHT with a 3.8.

WLTW takes the top spot again in the morning drive race with a 5.3. Tied for the number two spot are WOR,WINS and WHTZ with a 5.0. WCBS FM claims the number five spot with a 4.6. At number six is WCBS with a 4.4. Number seven goes to WBLS and WABC with a 4.3. Number nine goes to WAXQ with a 3.4 and at number 10 are WWFS and WKTU with a 3.3.

In the afternoon drive ratings WLTW again takes a big upward surge going from a 6.4 to an 8.6. WCBS FM takes the number two spot with a 6.3. At number three is WKTU with a 6.0. Number four goes to WHTZ with a 5.6. At number five is WAXQ with a 4.3. WWFS takes the number six spot with a 3.9. At number seven is WWPR with a 3.8. WSKQ takes number eight with a 3.7. WFAN takes number nine with a 3.6 and at number 10 is WXNY with a 3.5.

And finally in the 18 to 34 demo, WHTZ holds onto number one going from a 7.7 to an 8.2. Number two is WQHT with a 7.1. Number three goes to WLTW with a 7.0, up from 5.3. WWPR takes the number four spot with a 6.3. At number five is WKTU with a 6.2. Number six goes to WXNY with a 5.7. WSKQ comes in seventh with a 5.1. At number eight is WWFS with a 4.9. At number nine is WXRK with a 4.8 and the number 10 spot goes to WAXQ with a 4.0.

Next book which should really reflect the holiday music period comes out on January 24th.