Annual Gender Disparity Data Report 2022 Reveals Significant Increase In Radio Support For Female Artists

>>>3 YEARS ON AND IRISH RADIO SHOW SIGNS OF SUBSTANTIAL CHANGES TO PLAYLISTS AS ‘OVER 10 STATIONS’ NATIONWIDE SHIFT TO GENDER PARITY & DIVERSITY – HAILED AS THE ‘EQUALISERS & GAME CHANGERS’ OF IRISH RADIO! >>> A BREAKDOWN OF THE TOP 100 SONGS ACROSS IRISH RADIO (IRISH AND INTERNATIONAL) OF 2021 – ED SHEERAN IS THE …

‘Disappointing’ shortage of female acts at summer music festivals – The Times Report

Linda Coogan Byrne, founder of Why Not Her? commented in The Time’s recent analysis of the shortage of female acts at summer music festivals in 2022 in Ireland. The data analysis found that just one in four performers at Ireland’s biggest summer music festivals are women. This year has marked the return of music festivals, which …

20 YEARS OF THE IRISH SINGLES CHARTS: DISPARITY DATA REPORT 2000-2019

“Two decades of broken dreams, years of exclusion, lost income and shattered careers: A Look at The Irish Singles Charts 2000-2019 & The Homegrown Charts” ·      Link to play a slideshow presentation of the full report is here: https://bit.ly/3aF9hZyhttps://www.canva.com/design/DAEbw8lw1Fw/view?embed&meta#?secret=pF1dmFHU9f20 YEARS OF THE IRISH SINGLES CHARTS: DISPARITY DATA REPORT 2000-2019 PRESS RELEASE: Irish music charts and radio stations …

Legendary Irish Artist Jim Fitzpatrick Gives Solidarity to WhyNotHer? Campaign in Beautiful Art Piece

Legendary Irish Artist Jim Fitzpatrick, best known for elaborately detailed work inspired by the Irish Celtic artistic tradition, has given Why Not Her? a beautiful piece of art to use for the Solidarity Campaign that is being led with the simple hashtag #WhyNotHer which aims to elevate the voices of women and female-identifying people and reach a …

The UK Data Report on Radio

On Aug 21st Linda Coogan Byrne along with contributions from Nadia (Womxn In CTRL) published the UK Gender Disparity Data Radio report. The Guardian ran the exclusive here: https://www.theguardian.com/music/2020/aug/21/female-british-artists-underrepresented-on-uk-radio-survey-finds VIEW REPORT HERE https://www.canva.com/design/DAEE37rIDuc/-7R8D7lzU7EMdcnv9Snw3w/view GENDER DISPARITY DATA REPORT UK “An analysis of the Top 20 Most Played British Acts across British Radio Stations in the Period of June …

Rte 2FM & Spin 103.8 Become The Agents of Change on Irish Radio Towards Gender Parity

We can finally reveal the update on Nationwide radio support within Irish Radio since the publishing of the Gender Disparity Radio Data Report. In late June, while Ireland was gearing up to return to some semblance of normality, many people were hoping that the pandemic would remain the major news story of the year. This …

WHAT THE MEN IN IRELAND’S MUSIC INDUSTRY SAID ABOUT THE GENDER DISPARITY REPORT ON IRISH RADIO

GENUINELY – from the bottom of our hearts, we want to thank all our supporters in the press – online and in print – who have run articles on this very important Data Report, including podcasters who have had us on to speak as no radio station has invited us on yet (would you believe it?!). You are …

RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta are committed to continuing to ensure that women get a fair representation in the music they play!

We are delighted to announce that after talks with RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta, despite the station not being in the overall Gender Disparity Report (as there was no available data from the station to draw from) they have been super supportive and active in getting to us a recent study done by the station and …

Rte 2FM Become Leading Game-changers in Irish Radio to support Female Irish Acts and Acts of Diversity

 1 In June 2020 the Gender Disparity Data Report on Irish radio was published. It sent ripples of shock through the Music Industry as it showed the disparity that exists across the country on Irish radio towards female acts and bands. Barely any stations, bar Rte radio 1, had any kind of gender balance when …