Tuesday, 28 January 2014 - 10:37
Grammys Scores Second Highest Ratings In 21 Years With Out-Of-This-World Show
The 56th Grammy Awards has been rewarded for its monumental live performance line-up at last night's ceremony with the news that more people tuned in to catch the show than have done since 1993. The star-studded ceremony, which showcased talent proved to be its most successful in 21 years with 28.5 million viewers.
This year's viewing figure, mark an increase on last year's 28.4 million watchers of the telecast beamed straight from Los Angeles' Staples Center. The Grammys reached nearly 40 million people during Adele's big year two years ago and reportedly hasn't been below 25 million since 2009.
After a memorable year in music, the Grammys ensured that its awards ceremony would be similarly unmissable and laid on a mind-blowing evening's worth of entertainment, oh, and with a few trophies dished out too. Daft Punk, Pharrell and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis were the big winners of an evening which saw talent old and new, rock and pop rewarded for efforts over the past year.