Friday, February 18, 2011

UK Rock Magazines are doing well !

Bauer Media's music title MOJO has an average monthly circulation of 98,484 ,retaining its status as the biggest paid-for music magazine.

Another Bauer music monthly, Q, held second spot with circulation of 88,240.

Uncut held on to third place among the paid-for rock music titles with sales down 2% period on period to 72,586.

Future Publishing's Classic Rock is within 5,000 copies of third place with 67,695.

Bauer's Kerrang! leapfrogged Metal Hammer to take fifth spot with a respectable 4.5% uplift in year-on-year circulation to 42,967. ( Metal Hammer: 41,826)

IPC media's NME, which was the only title in the sector to report a double-digit year-on-year fall, had a circulation of 32,166 in the second half of last year.

[ All are monthly magazines except Kerrang! & NME which are weekly]

Source: Guardian.co.uk for full article.

Can we get the numbers for France ? Rock&Folk, Crossroads, Inrocks, Rock Hard, Hard Rock, Rolling Stone ...