Top 10 TV and Radio Stations in Kenya in 2021


The mobile surveying platform, Geopoll, revealed the most popular radio and television stations in Kenya in its latest survey.

According to the report, based on a survey conducted between January 1 and November 30, 2021, Citizen Radio, which is owned by Royal Media Services (RMS), was the most listened to station in Kenya.

Maisha Radio and Radio Jambo, which broadcast in Swahili, came in second and third place while the most popular English radio station was Classic 105 followed by Kiss FM and NRG Radio.

In addition, the report found that the most popular breakfast show in Kenya was Radio Citizen’s Jambo Kenya with 11.7% of the average radio share.

Radio Jambo and Maisha RadioBreakfast shows are tied for second at 8.8% each.

105 classics Maina and King’angi dominated the English segment on weekday mornings, followed Kiss FM‘s Morning kiss hosted by Kamene Goro and Phelix Odiwuor alias Jalang’o.

Radio presenter Jalang’o pictured at Kiss FM studios on July 13, 2020


The most popular workout show was Citizen Radio‘s To continue followed by Maisha Radio (8.9%) and Radio Jambo (8.2%). Milele FM was fourth at 6.7 percent.

Among English-speaking radio stations, Kiss FM’s Fuck in the car was the most popular auto show at 6.25%, followed by Classic FM‘s Evening walk which had 5.91 percent.

The report also ranked the top 10 TV channels in Kenya during rush hour between 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

Citizen television had the highest number of average viewers, garnering 30 percent of the total audience share of the other 10 top 10 channels, ”the survey said.

Owned by Nation Media Group TVN was the second most popular TV channel in terms of audience, followed by KTN. KTNthe sister channel of, KTN News and Maisha Magic East gathered the five most watched TV channels.

A bar chart showing the top 10 TV channels in Kenya in 2021

A bar chart showing the top 10 TV channels in Kenya in 2021


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