GRAMMY Ratings Hit High Note

GRAMMY Ratings Hit High Note
The 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards posted the highest ratings for Music's Biggest Night since 2004 with an average audience of 25.8 million viewers, up 35 percent from last year's telecast, and marked increases across key demographics, according to preliminary ratings results from Nielsen. Compared to last year's telecast, the GRAMMYs posted a 36 percent increase in adults 25–54, and a 32 percent increase in both adults 18–34 and 18–49. (2/1)

GRAMMY Songs Dominate ITunes Top 20
A day after the 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards, Lady Antebellum's "Need You Now," which the country trio performed on this year's telecast, is the No. 1 song on iTunes' Top Songs chart. The Black Eyed Peas have two songs in the Top 10 with "Imma Be" and "I Gotta Feeling," both of which were performed by the group on this year's show. Andrea Bocelli and Mary J. Blige's duet of "Bridge Over Troubled Water" is No. 11, with all proceeds benefitting Haiti relief. Other GRAMMY-performed songs charting include Taylor Swift's "Today Was A Fairytale" at No. 13, Pink's "Glitter In The Air" at No. 14, Dave Matthews Band's "You And Me" at No. 17, and Lady Gaga's "Poker Face" at No. 19. The 2010 GRAMMY Nominees collection is currently iTunes' No. 3 album. (2/1)
 

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