NEW YORK, May 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- RADARONLINE, the most influential and trusted celebrity and entertainment news brand in the world, has won the "Best Use Of Facebook" Award in the MIN Best Of The Web competition, beating Cosmopolitan.com and EntertainmentWeekly.com to win the top honor.
RADAR (www.radaronline.com) also received honorable mentions in the 'Editorial Excellence' and 'Digital Team Of The Year' categories. The awards are presented by Media Industry Newsletter, which has been chronicling and analyzing the media industry for nearly 70 years.
RADAR's Facebook audience grew over 600% in 2015, as referral traffic skyrocketed in just 6 months -- from under 400,000 average monthly visits to more than 4 million visits each month.
RADAR is part of American Media, Inc., where digital properties continued their run of record-breaking traffic in Q1 of 2016, averaging over 50 million unique visitors and over 350 million page views per month across its portfolio of sites. This is the third consecutive record-breaking quarter for AMI Digital.
"The recognition of RADAR by MIN underscores our incredible growth over the past year which has been bolstered by the hard work, dedication, and unparalleled accuracy of our reporting team," said American Media, Inc. Chief Content Officer and Editorial Director of RADAR Dylan Howard.
About American Media, Inc.
American Media, Inc. (AMI) owns and operates the leading print and digital celebrity and active lifestyle media brands in the United States. AMI's titles include National Enquirer, Star, OK!, Globe, National Examiner, Soap Opera Digest, Men's Fitness, Muscle & Fitness, Flex and Muscle & Fitness Hers. AMI also manages 10 different digital sites including RadarOnline.com, OKmagazine.com, MensFitness.com and MuscleandFitness.com. AMI's magazines have a combined total circulation of 2.1+ million and reach more than 37 million men and women each month. AMI's digital properties reach an average of 50 million unique visitors and over 350 million page views monthly.
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SOURCE American Media, Inc.