(acronym read as énergie
, pronounced ) () is a French multimedia
group based in Paris
. Since its foundation in 1981 as a French pop music
radio station it has grown and evolved to become the NRJ Group. Since 2002, NRJ has been the most popular music radio station in France and the second most popular overall in terms of audience numbers and market share; only the talk radio network RTL
has more listeners.
The NRJ Group
The NRJ Group has transformed itself from one radio station to a brand
of corporate commercial radio stations
in Europe. Currently, it has stations in Austria
, New Caledonia
. NRJ plays current, trendy music for young audiences. Their slogan
is "Hit music only". They also operate the NRJ 12
, NRJ Paris, NRJ Hits music television
station in France.
The majority of NRJ-branded stations are operated by the NRJ Group, however some are licenced, such as the Bulgarian version, which is operated by Communicorp. Within France the NRJ Group operates four separate radio stations: NRJ, Nostalgie, Chérie FM and Rire & Chansons.
In 1989 NRJ became listed on the Paris Stock Exchange
Secondary Market and has continued to climb, reaching the First Market in 2000 after regrouping all of its assests into the NRJ Group.
, the pronunciations of NRJ
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