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Black Talk Top Hosts  
  More than 20 percent of people who listen to talk radio are black and that tally does not include Black Talk formatted radio stations. Black Talkers Founder Robert "Rob" Redding Jr. says, "Black talkers and their listeners are the most neglected in talk radio today."
 

Below are the 2012 Black Talkers "Talented 10" (Radio) Sirius XM Radio's Joe Madison topped Black Talkers annual list of the 10 top black radio talk show hosts in America:

1. Joe Madison - Sirius XM Satellite Radio/WOL-AM - 40% (158 votes)

2. Rob Redding - GCN/Sirius XM Satellite Radio - 14.4% (57 votes)

3. Warren Ballentine - Syndication One/Sirius XM Satellite Radio - 9.1% (36 votes)

4. George Wilson - Syndication One/Sirius XM Satellite Radio - 7.6% (30 votes)

5. Al Sharpton - Syndication One/Sirius XM Satellite Radio - 5.6% (22 votes)

6. Derrick Boazman - WAOK-AM - 5.1% (20 votes)

7. Stephanie Renée - WURD-AM - 2.5% (10 votes)

8. Mark Thompson - Sirius XM Satellite Radio - 2.3% (9 votes)

9. Andre Eggelletion - US Talk Network - 2.0% (8 votes)

10. Mo Ivory - WAOK-AM - 1.5% (6 votes)

(Note: Show hosts that play songs all the way through were disqualified for this list of talkers.  Hosts also have to have been on the air Monday through Friday. Audience size, influence, uniqueness and longevity were paramount in compiling this list ).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
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