- The Grammy’s viewership drastically dropped to 17.6 million since last year
- There was more than 30 percent drop since when 26.1 million television viewers tuned in
- The music awards ceremony earned a 7.8 rating among adult viewers aged 18-49
- The 60th Grammy Awards was staged in New York, and lasted over three and a half hours
The U.S. television audience for Sunday’s Grammy Awards show on CBS Corp. television decreased drastically.
Statistics shows a drop to 17.6 million, early Nielsen ratings data seen by Variety showed on Monday.
That was a more than 30 percent drop from 2017 when some 26.1 million television viewers tuned in for the live television broadcast in the biggest audience in two years, Variety reported.
Host of the 60th Grammy Awards James Corden is shown. The show’s ratings stooped drastically since last year
Janelle Monáe is shown speaking before Kesha’s performance. Statistics shows a drop to 17.6 million this year
Recording artists Rihanna (C) and Kendrick Lamar (R) accept Best Rap/Sung Performance for ‘Loyalty’ from Tony Bennett (L) onstage at the show
The musical awards ceremony earned a 7.8 rating among adult viewers aged 18-49.
Sunday’s 60th anniversary Grammy Awards, was staged in New York, and lasted over three and a half hours.
Viewers saw R&B singer Bruno Mars win six statuettes, while rapper Kendrick Lamar won five.
Jay-Z, who had gone into the show with eight nominations, walked out with no awards.
The final, official audience data for the show will be released later on Monday.
Album of the Year winner Bruno Mars (L) and the The Recording Academy and MusiCares President/CEO Neil Portnow are shown at the ceremony that earned a 7.8 rating among adult viewers
Elton John and Miley Cyrus perform rousing rendition of Tiny Dancer at the Grammy Awards staged in NYC