2017 Grammy Ratings On Par With Last Year

Sunday evening’s (Feb. 12) Grammy Awards, dominated by Adele, drew ratings on par with 2016, drawing a 7.3 rating among adults 18-49, with a 22 share. The show brought in 23.97 million viewers, according to deadline.com.

Only Fox ran original programming on Sunday, Feb. 12, during the same time slot as CBS’ Grammy Awards.

In 2016, when the show aired on a Monday (Feb. 15, 2016), a Taylor Swift-dominated Grammys came in at 24.95 million viewers, and a 7.7 rating.

Adele swept the evening’s largest categories last night, earning Song, Record and Album honors. Highlights from the evening included performances from Adele, Beyonce, A Tribe Called Quest, Bruno Mars, Maren Morris with Alicia Keys, Sturgill Simpson, Carrie Underwood, and Keith Urban.

James Corden hosted the show for the first time.




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