Moyles' listener figures fall

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The Independent Online

Chris Moyles' Radio 1 breakfast show audience has fallen to a five-year low, the first figures published since the Radio 1 presenter announced his departure, have revealed.

Moyles, who is leaving the show in September after almost nine years, has lost more than 500,000 listeners over the past year, according to the Rajar listening body. The audience has fallen to its 2007 level. Moyles, 38, will be replaced by Nick Grimshaw, 27.