The 57th annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 8 were watched by 24.8 million viewers according to final ratings numbers, a dip of 11 percent from last year’s telecast. Nielsen had earlier announced that the show was watched by 25.3 million viewers.
While the ratings were their lowest since 2009, it marks the fifth consecutive year in which the audience has topped 24 million viewers.
Live-streaming of the three-hour-plus pre-telecast on CBS.com and Grammy.com generated nearly 7.5 million streams, up more than 40% over 2014.
Nielsen Social ranks the 57th annual Grammy Awards as the biggest social entertainment program of the 2014-2015 TV season to date, with more than 13.4 million comments on Twitter.
The three hour, 45-minute Grammy Awards won the night for CBS, coming in first in the key demos of adults 25-54, adults 18-34 and adults 25-54 (9.3), adults 18-49. The audience in the 18-49 demo was 10.6 million viewers.