The ratings from the 2009 Grammys on CBS rebounded from their all-time low the previous year, with 19.05 million viewers on Sunday night.

Perhaps buoyed by a lineup of performers that included nominees like Lil' Wayne and Radiohead - and non-nominated artists like U2 and Taylor Swift - ratings were up 11% from 2008's total of 17.18 million.

It was the No. 1 show of the night in the most desirable advertising demographic, adults 18-34.

With a 3.5 hour run time announced from the outset, the Grammys packed in more performances during the show - a record 24, total - and lengthened the amount of time between awards being handed out. At one point - before best rap album was presented to Lil' Wayne for "Tha Carter III," almost an entire hour had passed since a winner was revealed.

"The Recording Academy put on quite a show - an unprecedented 24 performances and a range of artists that appealed to tweens, teens, young adults and boomers," said Jack Sussman, Executive Vice President, Specials, Music and Live Events, CBS Entertainment. "It was a broadcast with something for every generation."

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