Statistically Speaking

Feb. 13 was the music industry’s biggest night of the year, dishing out dozens of little golden gramophones to some of the country’s biggest entertainers. The 53rd annual Grammy Awards provided viewers with yet another year of dazzling performances, unique collaborations, and healthy competition among songs and albums. Here are some numbers about the big night:

26.5 million: number of viewers

109: number of awards presented

17: number of performances

35: number of performers

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