From the stage to the screen: How the 2024 Grammys won over the audience
Emotions are slowly subsiding after the last 66th Grammy's ceremony, which took place on Sunday, February 4. According to NBC News, This year's awards ceremony for the best musicians attracted over 1/3 more viewers than last year.
The 66th edition of the Grammys took place at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles. The entire ceremony was hosted by comedian Trevor Noah, for whom it was his fourth such performance in a row.
According to NBC News, citing results from Nielsen and Paramount Global's statistics collected from Paramount+, CBS.com and the CBS app, viewership results for this year's Grammys averaged 16.9 million viewers. This result is as much as 34% better than last year's records, which amounted to an average of 12.4 million viewers.
The most watched moment of the entire gala was the In Memoriam segment, hosted by Stevie Wonder, Annie Lennox, Jon Batiste and Fantasia Barrino at 9:45 p.m. Back then, 18.3 million viewers watched the Grammys at one point.
The most awards that Sunday evening were won by Phoebe Bridgers, who won four statuettes: three with her band "Boygenius" (Best Rock Performance, Best Alternative Music Album and Best Rock Song) and one for her cooperation with SZA in the song "Ghost In the Machine", which won the Best Pop Duo/Group Performance category.
Source: NBC News