Sunshine 106.8 - Social Media

Irish people are continuing to choose live radio as their audio companion every day.

According to the latest JNLR radio listenership figures published earlier (February 1st 2017), 82% of Irish adults, aged 15 and over, tune into Irish radio stations on a daily basis.

The research also looked at consumption of audio content and share of audio listening. Live radio has 87.7% share of audio consumption in Ireland, compared with 8.6% share for listening to own music and 2.8% share for streaming music.

Irish radio audiences continue to listen to a significant amount of radio everyday – tuning in, on average, for over 4 hours per day during the7am to 12 midnight time period.

There’s no battle of the sexes when it comes to love for radio either! Listenership across the country is made up of 51% female and 49% male. This audience is spread across the country with 64% of the listenership in urban areas and 36% in rural areas.

Radio is often described as the “original social media” and Irish radio has certainly left an imprint on social media channels with over 7.7 million social media connections for Irish radio stations across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.

The Joint National Listenership Results issued on Feb 1st 2017 by Ipsos MRBI cover the period January to December 2016.

The singer invited a lucky fan up to sing with her, but little did Adele know that this fan had a monster voice on her. The fan's name is Jamie Grace, and it's turn out that she's also a Grammy nominated singer.

So, when Adele asked her to sing for her, she absolutely killed it. Adele couldn't do anything but look in awe. "Sing some more. Sing anything you want," Adele said as Jamie tried to stop.

Jamie ended up covering two songs, Elvis Presley's "Can't Help Falling in Love" and Adele's "Remedy."

In 2012, Jamie was nominated for a Grammy for Best Contemporary Christian Music Song, for her single "Hold Me." Jamie also won a Dove Award for New Artist of the Year, this same year, as well.

Take a look below at Jamie singing for her idol and completely slaying.

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