CMT Music Awards Receives Record-Setting Ratings

CMT Music Awards

The 2016 CMT Music Awards rated as the network’s most-watched awards show ever. Airing live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, the ceremony was broadcast across CMT, TV Land and Nick@Nite on June 8.

The show attracted 3.6 million total viewers (live plus three days) across the three networks, rising 20 percent over last year. The rating for the target demo notched a 1.47 (live plus three days).

The awards also made an impression through social media, with #CMTawards trending worldwide for five hours to rank as the No. 1 Series/Special on Nielsen Twitter TV Ratings for the day, according to Nielsen Twitter TV Ratings.

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