Prototype Radio Usage Fee Calculator based on most recent Rajar figures.  
Not for real use. 
Based on Rajar figures ending June 2019. For guidance only, no liability for errors accepted. 
Any questions / comments contact charlie@arrangeit.info 


Basic Session Fee
3 Month Usage Fee per Script (what the Artist should get for 1 million hours of Station listening)
Number of Scripts  
Number of tags at 50% of Script  
Usage Unit Figure (per million hrs)
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Name Selected Hours (000) Hours Price Whole Million Hours Whole Million Hours Price
All Radio 1014982 40599.28 1015 40600
All BBC Radio 500172 20006.88 501 20040
All BBC Radio 15-44 122149 4885.96 123 4920
All BBC Radio 45+ 378023 15120.92 379 15160
All BBC Network Radio 440318 17612.72 441 17640
BBC Local Radio 59855 2394.2 60 2400
All Commercial Radio 487215 19488.6 488 19520
All Commercial Radio 15-44 221568 8862.72 222 8880
All Commercial Radio 45+ 265647 10625.88 266 10640
All National Commercial 211650 8466 212 8480
All Local Commercial (National TSA) 275565 11022.6 276 11040
Other Radio 27595 1103.8 28 1120
All BBC Network Radio 440318 17612.72 441 17640
BBC Radio 1 60226 2409.04 61 2440
BBC Radio 2 166629 6665.16 167 6680
BBC Radio 3 13141 525.64 14 560
BBC Radio 4 (including 4 Extra) 126274 5050.96 127 5080
BBC Radio 4 113117 4524.68 114 4560
BBC Radio 4 Extra 13157 526.28 14 560
BBC Radio 5 live (inc. sports extra) 39518 1580.72 40 1600
BBC Radio 5 live 32863 1314.52 33 1320
BBC Radio 5 live sports extra 6655 266.2 7 280
BBC 6 Music 21482 859.28 22 880
1Xtra from the BBC 4304 172.16 5 200
BBC Asian Network UK 2477 99.08 3 120
BBC World Service 6594 263.76 7 280
All National Commercial 211650 8466 212 8480
Absolute Radio Network 35474 1418.96 36 1440
Absolute Radio 16402 656.08 17 680
Absolute Radio 70s 699 27.96 1 40
Absolute 80s 9294 371.76 10 400
Absolute Radio 90s 4008 160.32 5 200
Absolute Classic Rock 3438 137.52 4 160
The Arrow 293 11.72 1 40
Capital Brand (UK) 43922 1756.88 44 1760
Capital Network (UK) 36900 1476 37 1480
Capital XTRA (UK) 7022 280.88 8 320
Classic FM 37648 1505.92 38 1520
Country Hits Radio 783 31.32 1 40
Gold Network (UK) 10119 404.76 11 440
Greatest Hits Network 8070 322.8 9 360
Greatest Hits Radio 5281 211.24 6 240
Heart Brand (UK) 65766 2630.64 66 2640
Heart 80s 7156 286.24 8 320
Heart Extra 1976 79.04 2 80
Heart Network (UK) 57237 2289.48 58 2320
Heat 1843 73.72 2 80
Hits Radio Brand 53184 2127.36 54 2160
Hits Radio Network 45114 1804.56 46 1840
Hits Radio 3967 158.68 4 160
JACK Radio 554 22.16 1 40
Jazz FM 2123 84.92 3 120
Kerrang! 2054 82.16 3 120
Kiss Network 26751 1070.04 27 1080
Kiss Fresh 1609 64.36 2 80
Kisstory 11483 459.32 12 480
LBC Network (UK) 22533 901.32 23 920
Magic Network 23859 954.36 24 960
Magic Chilled 1331 53.24 2 80
Magic Soul 2096 83.84 3 120
Mellow Magic 2575 103 3 120
Planet Rock 9762 390.48 10 400
Scala Radio 1521 60.84 2 80
Smooth Brand (UK) 43732 1749.28 44 1760
Smooth Extra 5363 214.52 6 240
Smooth Radio Network (UK) 38666 1546.64 39 1560
Sunrise Radio National 1425 57 2 80
talkRADIO 1880 75.2 2 80
talkSPORT 19310 772.4 20 800
talkSPORT2 1343 53.72 2 80
Union JACK 725 29 1 40
Virgin Anthems 556 22.24 1 40
Virgin Chilled 374 14.96 1 40
Virgin Radio 10088 403.52 11 440
Radio X Network (UK) 13184 527.36 14 560
BBC NETWORK RADIO
BBC Radio 1 60226 2409.04 61 2440
BBC Radio 2 166629 6665.16 167 6680
BBC Radio 3 13141 525.64 14 560
BBC Radio 4 (including 4 Extra) 126274 5050.96 127 5080
BBC Radio 4 113117 4524.68 114 4560
BBC Radio 4 Extra 13157 526.28 14 560
BBC Radio 5 live (inc. sports extra) 39518 1580.72 40 1600
BBC Radio 5 live 32863 1314.52 33 1320
BBC Radio 5 live sports extra 6655 266.2 7 280
BBC 6 Music 21482 859.28 22 880
1Xtra from the BBC 4304 172.16 5 200
BBC Asian Network UK 2477 99.08 3 120
BBC World Service 6594 263.76 7 280
NATIONAL REGIONAL
BBC Radio Scotland 5074 202.96 6 240
BBC Radio Ulster 4811 192.44 5 200
BBC Radio Wales 3146 125.84 4 160
BBC Radio Cymru 1103 44.12 2 80
LOCAL
BBC Local Radio in England 44089 1763.56 45 1800
BBC Radio Berkshire 784 31.36 1 40
BBC Radio Bristol 683 27.32 1 40
BBC Radio Cambridgeshire 624 24.96 1 40
BBC Radio Cornwall 1154 46.16 2 80
BBC Coventry and Warwickshire 385 15.4 1 40
BBC Radio Cumbria 811 32.44 1 40
BBC Radio Derby 1390 55.6 2 80
BBC Radio Devon 2002 80.08 3 120
BBC Essex 2387 95.48 3 120
BBC Radio Gloucestershire 564 22.56 1 40
BBC Hereford & Worcester 687 27.48 1 40
BBC Radio Humberside 1370 54.8 2 80
BBC Radio Kent 1363 54.52 2 80
BBC Radio Lancashire 1352 54.08 2 80
BBC Radio Leeds 1066 42.64 2 80
BBC Radio Leicester 1013 40.52 2 80
BBC Radio Lincolnshire 1122 44.88 2 80
BBC Radio London 2626 105.04 3 120
BBC Radio Manchester 1287 51.48 2 80
BBC Radio Merseyside 3514 140.56 4 160
BBC Radio Newcastle 1453 58.12 2 80
BBC Radio Norfolk 1657 66.28 2 80
BBC Radio Northampton 1129 45.16 2 80
BBC Radio Nottingham 1835 73.4 2 80
BBC Radio Oxford 733 29.32 1 40
BBC Radio Sheffield 1146 45.84 2 80
BBC Radio Shropshire 766 30.64 1 40
Total BBC Radio Solent 2024 80.96 3 120
BBC Somerset 417 16.68 1 40
BBC Radio Stoke 970 38.8 1 40
BBC Radio Suffolk 1330 53.2 2 80
BBC Sussex and BBC Surrey 2004 80.16 3 120
BBC Radio Tees 608 24.32 1 40
BBC Three Counties Radio 882 35.28 1 40
BBC WM 95.6 1913 76.52 2 80
BBC Radio Wiltshire/Swindon 455 18.2 1 40
BBC Radio York 514 20.56 1 40
BBC Radio Guernsey 158 6.32 1 40
BBC Radio Jersey 225 9 1 40
NATIONAL COMMERCIAL GROUPS
Bauer Radio - Total 156216 6248.64 157 6280
Absolute Radio Network 35474 1418.96 36 1440
Absolute Radio 16402 656.08 17 680
Absolute Radio (London) 4279 171.16 5 200
Absolute Radio 70s 699 27.96 1 40
Absolute 80s 9294 371.76 10 400
Absolute Radio 90s 4008 160.32 5 200
Absolute Classic Rock 3438 137.52 4 160
Hits Radio Brand 53184 2127.36 54 2160
Greatest Hits Network 8070 322.8 9 360
Greatest Hits Radio 5281 211.24 6 240
Greatest Hits Radio (Cov & Warks) (was Free Radio 80s (Coventry & Warwickshire)) 224 8.96 1 40
Greatest Hits Radio (E.Yorks & N.Lincs) (was Viking 2) 169 6.76 1 40
Greatest Hits Radio (Heref & Worcs) (was Free Radio 80s (Herefordshire & Worcestershire)) 109 4.36 1 40
Greatest Hits Radio (Lancashire) (was Rock FM 2) 259 10.36 1 40
Greatest Hits Radio (L'pool N-West & N.Wales) (was Radio City 2) 1054 42.16 2 80
Greatest Hits Radio (Manchester) (was Key Radio) 133 5.32 1 40
Greatest Hits Radio (North East) (was Metro 2 Radio) 154 6.16 1 40
Greatest Hits Radio (S.Yorks) (was Hallam 2) 356 14.24 1 40
Greatest Hits Radio (Teesside) (was TFM 2) 54 2.16 1 40
Greatest Hits Radio (West Midlands) 1535 61.4 2 80
Greatest Hits Radio (W.Yorks) (was Radio Aire 2) 244 9.76 1 40
Clyde 2 1102 44.08 2 80
Downtown Country 709 28.36 1 40
Forth 2 297 11.88 1 40
Northsound 2 276 11.04 1 40
Tay 2 395 15.8 1 40
Hits Radio Network 45114 1804.56 46 1840
Hits Radio 3967 158.68 4 160
Hits Radio (Manchester) (was Key 103) 2036 81.44 3 120
Radio Aire 382 15.28 1 40
Radio Borders 558 22.32 1 40
CFM 791 31.64 1 40
Radio City 2633 105.32 3 120
Radio City Talk 267 10.68 1 40
Clyde 1 4923 196.92 5 200
Cool FM 3115 124.6 4 160
Country Hits Radio 783 31.32 1 40
Downtown Radio 1620 64.8 2 80
Forth 1 2651 106.04 3 120
Free Radio Birmingham 1119 44.76 2 80
Free Radio FM (Cov & Warks) 812 32.48 1 40
Free Radio FM (Herefordshire & Worcestershire) 567 22.68 1 40
Free Radio Wolverhampton & The Black Country 628 25.12 1 40
Gem 3408 136.32 4 160
Hallam FM 2376 95.04 3 120
Metro Radio 1800 72 2 80
MFR 1250 50 2 80
Northsound 1 1065 42.6 2 80
Rock FM 1197 47.88 2 80
Tay FM 1093 43.72 2 80
TFM 728 29.12 1 40
Viking FM 1226 49.04 2 80
Wave 105 4445 177.8 5 200
West Sound (inc West FM) 1782 71.28 2 80
Heat 1843 73.72 2 80
Jazz FM 2123 84.92 3 120
Kerrang! 2054 82.16 3 120
Kiss Network 26751 1070.04 27 1080
Kiss 16465 658.6 17 680
Kiss (East) 2160 86.4 3 120
Kiss (London) 5685 227.4 6 240
Kiss (West) 1638 65.52 2 80
Kiss Fresh 1609 64.36 2 80
Kisstory 11483 459.32 12 480
Magic Network 23859 954.36 24 960
Magic 17604 704.16 18 720
Magic (London) 7669 306.76 8 320
Magic Chilled 1331 53.24 2 80
Magic Soul 2096 83.84 3 120
Mellow Magic 2575 103 3 120
Planet Rock 9762 390.48 10 400
Scala Radio 1521 60.84 2 80
Total Global Radio (UK) 214112 8564.48 215 8600
The Arrow 293 11.72 1 40
Capital Brand (UK) 43922 1756.88 44 1760
Capital Network (UK) 36900 1476 37 1480
Capital Liverpool 1410 56.4 2 80
Capital London 8875 355 9 360
Capital Midlands 4969 198.76 5 200
Capital Birmingham 1937 77.48 2 80
Capital East Midlands 3032 121.28 4 160
Capital East Midlands - Derbyshire 595 23.8 1 40
Capital East Midlands - Leicestershire 1012 40.48 2 80
Capital East Midlands - Nottinghamshire 1498 59.92 2 80
Capital North East 2478 99.12 3 120
Capital North West 3490 139.6 4 160
Capital Lancashire 833 33.32 1 40
Capital Manchester 2656 106.24 3 120
Capital North West and Wales 742 29.68 1 40
Capital Scotland 3087 123.48 4 160
Capital South 1639 65.56 2 80
Capital Brighton 168 6.72 1 40
Capital South Coast 1530 61.2 2 80
Capital South Wales 1300 52 2 80
Capital Yorkshire 5179 207.16 6 240
Capital XTRA (UK) 7022 280.88 8 320
Capital XTRA (London) 4426 177.04 5 200
Classic FM 37648 1505.92 38 1520
Gold Network (UK) 10119 404.76 11 440
Gold East Midlands 1457 58.28 2 80
Gold London 2040 81.6 3 120
Gold Manchester 987 39.48 1 40
Heart Brand (UK) 65766 2630.64 66 2640
Heart 80s 7156 286.24 8 320
Heart Extra 1976 79.04 2 80
Heart Network (UK) 57237 2289.48 58 2320
Heart Cambridgeshire 1120 44.8 2 80
Heart East Anglia 2231 89.24 3 120
Heart East Anglia - Norfolk 1322 52.88 2 80
Heart East Anglia - Suffolk 908 36.32 1 40
Heart Essex 2752 110.08 3 120
Heart Essex - Chelmsford & Southend 2252 90.08 3 120
Heart Essex - Colchester 326 13.04 1 40
Heart Essex - Harlow 179 7.16 1 40
Heart Four Counties 3259 130.36 4 160
Heart Four Counties - Bedfordshire 458 18.32 1 40
Heart Four Counties - Beds/Bucks/Herts 865 34.6 1 40
Heart Four Counties - 96.6 FM Hertfordshire 130 5.2 1 40
Heart Four Counties - Milton Keynes 405 16.2 1 40
Heart Four Counties - Northamptonshire 1293 51.72 2 80
Heart Kent 2503 100.12 3 120
Heart London 9098 363.92 10 400
Heart North East 1846 73.84 2 80
Heart North Lancs & Cumbria 451 18.04 1 40
Heart North Wales 810 32.4 1 40
Heart North West 5235 209.4 6 240
Heart Scotland 2545 101.8 3 120
Heart Solent 1763 70.52 2 80
Heart Solent - Dorset 607 24.28 1 40
Heart Solent - Hampshire 1156 46.24 2 80
Heart South Wales 3472 138.88 4 160
Heart South West 2166 86.64 3 120
Heart South West - Cornwall 772 30.88 1 40
Heart South West - Exeter 388 15.52 1 40
Heart South West - North Devon 278 11.12 1 40
Heart South West - Plymouth 569 22.76 1 40
Heart South West - South Hams 69 2.76 1 40
Heart South West - Torbay 395 15.8 1 40
Heart Sussex 2779 111.16 3 120
Heart Sussex - North 396 15.84 1 40
Heart Sussex - South 2520 100.8 3 120
Heart Thames Valley 1985 79.4 2 80
Heart Thames Valley - Berks & N.Hants 1255 50.2 2 80
Heart Thames Valley - Oxfordshire 729 29.16 1 40
Heart West Country 3819 152.76 4 160
Heart West Country - Bristol/Weston & Bath 1309 52.36 2 80
Heart West Country - Gloucestershire 782 31.28 1 40
Heart West Country - Somerset 785 31.4 1 40
Heart West Country - Wiltshire 1131 45.24 2 80
Heart West Midlands 4168 166.72 5 200
Heart Yorkshire 3281 131.24 4 160
LBC Network (UK) 22533 901.32 23 920
LBC 97.3 12925 517 13 520
LBC London News 2702 108.08 3 120
Smooth Brand (UK) 43732 1749.28 44 1760
Smooth Extra 5363 214.52 6 240
Smooth Radio Network (UK) 38666 1546.64 39 1560
Smooth Radio Cambridgeshire 280 11.2 1 40
Smooth Radio Devon 474 18.96 1 40
Smooth Radio East Anglia 698 27.92 1 40
Smooth Radio East Midlands 3738 149.52 4 160
Smooth Radio Essex 276 11.04 1 40
Smooth Radio Four Counties 664 26.56 1 40
Smooth Radio Kent 305 12.2 1 40
Smooth Radio Lake District 52 2.08 1 40
Smooth Radio London 4426 177.04 5 200
Smooth Radio North East 4831 193.24 5 200
Smooth Radio North West 7095 283.8 8 320
Smooth Radio North West and Wales 296 11.84 1 40
Smooth Radio Scotland 3443 137.72 4 160
Smooth Radio Solent 352 14.08 1 40
Smooth Radio South Wales 589 23.56 1 40
Smooth Radio Sussex 352 14.08 1 40
Smooth Radio Thames Valley 274 10.96 1 40
Smooth Radio West Country 1285 51.4 2 80
Smooth Radio West Midlands 4514 180.56 5 200
Radio X Network (UK) 13184 527.36 14 560
Radio X London 4194 167.76 5 200
Radio X Manchester 1541 61.64 2 80
Sunrise Radio National 1425 57 2 80
Sunrise Radio London 731 29.24 1 40
Total Wireless Group 33690 1347.6 34 1360
Scottish Sun 80s 102 4.08 1 40
Scottish Sun Greatest Hits 43 1.72 1 40
Scottish Sun Hits 36 1.44 1 40
talkRADIO 1880 75.2 2 80
talkSPORT 19310 772.4 20 800
talkSPORT2 1343 53.72 2 80
U105 (Greater Belfast) 1751 70.04 2 80
U105 (Outside Belfast) 191 7.64 1 40
Virgin Anthems 556 22.24 1 40
Virgin Chilled 374 14.96 1 40
Virgin Radio 10088 403.52 11 440
LOCAL COMMERCIAL GROUPS AND INDIVIDUAL SERVICES
All Local Commercial Radio (ILR) 275565 11022.6 276 11040
Total Celador Radio 3803 152.12 4 160
The Beach 397 15.88 1 40
The Breeze (Berkshire & North Hampshire) 477 19.08 1 40
The Breeze (Cheltenham and Gloucester) 109 4.36 1 40
The Breeze South Devon 247 9.88 1 40
The Breeze (South West) 379 15.16 1 40
The Breeze (West Country) 898 35.92 1 40
Dream 100 308 12.32 1 40
Fire Radio 248 9.92 1 40
North Norfolk Radio 160 6.4 1 40
Radio Norwich 212 8.48 1 40
SAMfm Bristol 360 14.4 1 40
SAMfm Swindon 127 5.08 1 40
Town 102 130 5.2 1 40
Central FM 446 17.84 1 40
Communicorp UK 24973 998.92 25 1000
Capital Scotland 3087 123.48 4 160
Capital South Wales 1300 52 2 80
Connect FM 327 13.08 1 40
Connect FM Herts Beds and Bucks 45 1.8 1 40
Heart Four Counties - 96.6 FM Hertfordshire 130 5.2 1 40
Heart North Wales 810 32.4 1 40
Heart Yorkshire 3281 131.24 4 160
Smooth Radio East Midlands 3738 149.52 4 160
Smooth Radio North East 4831 193.24 5 200
Smooth Radio North West 7095 283.8 8 320
XS Manchester 435 17.4 1 40
Total Dee Radio Group 289 11.56 1 40
Cheshire's Silk 106.9 77 3.08 1 40
Chester's Dee 106.3 (Dee on DAB) 139 5.56 1 40
Love 80s Liverpool 73 2.92 1 40
Total Radio Essex 469 18.76 1 40
Radio Essex (was Southend & Chelmsford) 273 10.92 1 40
Radio Essex DAB 216 8.64 1 40
Total Radio Exe 285 11.4 1 40
Radio Exe (DAB) 101 4.04 1 40
Radio Exe (FM) 184 7.36 1 40
3FM 254 10.16 1 40
Fosse 107 165 6.6 1 40
Fun Kids (London) 66 2.64 1 40
IOW Radio 362 14.48 1 40
Total JACK 1820 72.8 2 80
JACK Radio 554 22.16 1 40
JACK Local 415 16.6 1 40
JACK 2 Hits Oxfordshire 62 2.48 1 40
106 JACKfm (Oxford) 331 13.24 1 40
JACK 3 23 0.92 1 40
Union JACK 725 29 1 40
Kingdom FM 271 10.84 1 40
KMFM 1590 63.6 2 80
Lincs FM Group 4934 197.36 5 200
Dearne FM 284 11.36 1 40
Lincs FM 102.2 3949 157.96 4 160
Ridings FM 270 10.8 1 40
Rother FM 325 13 1 40
Trax FM 643 25.72 1 40
Love Sport 105 4.2 1 40
Total Lyca 945 37.8 1 40
Dilse Radio 1035am 382 15.28 1 40
Lyca Radio 1458am 314 12.56 1 40
Time FM 107.5 249 9.96 1 40
Radio Mansfield 103.2 315 12.6 1 40
Manx Radio 255 10.2 1 40
Mi-Soul 409 16.36 1 40
More Radio 171 6.84 1 40
Nation Broadcasting Group 4230 169.2 5 200
The Breeze (Solent) 245 9.8 1 40
106.3 Bridge FM 163 6.52 1 40
Radio Carmarthenshire 208 8.32 1 40
Radio Ceredigion (will be Nation Radio Ceredigion) 52 2.08 1 40
Chris Country Radio 224 8.96 1 40
Dragon Radio Wales 269 10.76 1 40
KCFM 568 22.72 1 40
Nation Radio London 40 1.6 1 40
Nation Radio Scotland 332 13.28 1 40
Nation Radio South Wales 703 28.12 1 40
102.5 Radio Pembrokeshire 174 6.96 1 40
Sam FM South Coast 708 28.32 1 40
Sun FM Radio 573 22.92 1 40
Swansea Bay Radio 85 3.4 1 40
Original 106 (Aberdeen) 798 31.92 1 40
Panjab Radio 347 13.88 1 40
Peak 107 FM 612 24.48 1 40
Radio Plymouth 331 13.24 1 40
Premier Christian Radio 826 33.04 1 40
Pulse 1 (was The Pulse) 682 27.28 1 40
Pulse 2 261 10.44 1 40
Pulse 80's 21 0.84 1 40
Q Radio 2038 81.52 3 120
Total Quidem 578 23.12 1 40
107.6 Banbury Sound 28 1.12 1 40
Rugby FM 113 4.52 1 40
96.2 Touch FM - Coventry 75 3 1 40
Touch FM Staffs 103 4.12 1 40
102 Touch FM - Warks Worcs Cotswolds 259 10.36 1 40
Revolution 96.2 154 6.16 1 40
Signal 80's 72 2.88 1 40
Signal 107 337 13.48 1 40
Signal One 2130 85.2 3 120
Signal Two 450 18 1 40
Swansea Sound - 1170 MW 277 11.08 1 40
Tindle Radio Group 916 36.64 1 40
Channel 103 FM 562 22.48 1 40
Island FM 104.7 354 14.16 1 40
107.4 Tower FM 274 10.96 1 40
Total UKRD 5608 224.32 6 240
Eagle Radio 987 39.48 1 40
KL.FM 96.7 545 21.8 1 40
Minster FM 609 24.36 1 40
Mix 96 376 15.04 1 40
Pirate FM 1168 46.72 2 80
Spire FM 334 13.36 1 40
Spirit FM 367 14.68 1 40
97.2 Stray FM 350 14 1 40
Wessex FM 381 15.24 1 40
Yorkshire Coast Radio 502 20.08 1 40
The Voice 75 3 1 40
Wave FM Total 130 5.2 1 40
Wave FM (Dundee) 115 4.6 1 40
Wave FM (Perth) 16 0.64 1 40
96.4 FM The Wave 867 34.68 1 40
Radio Wave 96.5 FM 309 12.36 1 40
Wave 80's 63 2.52 1 40
107.2 Wire FM 215 8.6 1 40