In today’s world, nobody has time to sit in front of a tv and watch the news to get their updates while all this can be looked on the phone while travelling. While mobiles phones have taken over almost every form of media, there are still millions who rely on radio to grasp over what’s happening around the world.
In many countries where the radio is one form of media which has almost reached its end, In the US, according to its popularity and its ratings, it’s probably never going to come to an end. One of the main reasons why this is because of the never-ending political turmoil and the pleasure of people which they receive while they hear and understand various political parties backlashing at each other on the radio. While it’s majorly about politics, the Music station and the interactive sessions which take place on the radio are also the limelight and the reason why people love to listen to it. If you are wondering that you have never found these form of topics on the radio till today? It’s high time you change the frequency of the radio and tune into the below top 5 radio shows of all time.
The Rush Limbaugh Show
If there is one radio show which tops all others and has made its way into the majority of ears in the US then without a doubt, it’s The Rush Limbaugh Show. The show has recorded nearly 13.25 million listeners and is also the highest rated radio show in the United States. This radio show airs in the afternoon for three hours and during that time it covers a range of topics including a major part dedicated to political commentary. The show is produced by Premiere Networks and the host who has made this show popular is Rush Limbaugh.
The Morning Edition
The Morning Edition is a morning news show which has a following of more than 13 million listeners making it the second most famous radio show of all time. The show runs majorly for two hours, but after that, constant updates are fed using the channel which prolongs it and makes the show run from 5 am to 9 am. While most radio news programmes merely brush over the news headline, The Morning Edition goes into the depth of each news to make sure that the listeners know the complete story about each news before forming any form of judgement in their minds. The show was created back in 1979 by Bob Edwards who used to host it till the year 2004 and after that Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne have kept the show on high grounds ever since.
The Sean Hannity Show
The Sean Hannity Show is one among the only shows which is all about running commentary over the political aspects and updates which are taking place in the US. The show has over 12.5 million listeners and is hosted by Sean Hannity who initially worked with the show when it came into existence back in 1990. The show is famous for stopping random people on the streets and asking them about their reviews on the political conditions. The show was also mentioned by Donald Trump during a speech and praised for its unbiased opinion.
The Marketplace is one such public news radio show which has now turned into a Nationally Syndicated Program from all the way back when it was started in the year 1989 in California by Jim Russel. This radio show focuses majorly on money advice and business news. Currently, Ben Johnson is the host of this show, but it has also had some famous hosts such as Kai Ryssdal, David Brancaccio and Lizzie O’Leary.
Despite only having nearly only over 8 million listeners, there is no person in the US who has not heard about this radio show. This adult contemporary show is broadcasted and hosted by Delilah Rene Luke of Oregon from inside her home studio. The show airs on weekends from 7 pm to midnight with mostly love songs being played for adults. The key feature of this show which makes it a heartthrob for people is the interactions which take place on it as the calls from random strangers and the solutions given to them can be heard and applied by anyone if they are stuck in that particular type of situation in their life.