Grammy Ratings Soar as Industry Remembers Whitney
February 13, 2012
Ratings for last night's Grammy Awards surged in the wake of Whitney Houston's shocking death the day before the show.
The telecast drew a whopping 39 million viewers, the second-largest audience for a Grammy Awards in history. The ratings represented a 41 percent increase in audience over last year's show.
Stars paid homage to the legendary Whitney Houston on the red carpet and the Grammy show featured a special prayer for the singer, as well as a moving tribute performed by Jennifer Hudson.