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The 54th Annual Grammy Awards scored its second-highest ratings ever Sunday as the music industry paid tribute to Whitney Houston, while the midseason premiere of The Walking Dead scared up big numbers as well.
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The three-and-a-half-hour broadcast nearly doubled last year's viewership with a staggering 39 million viewers ...
Adele was perfect at Sunday's Grammy Awards, winning all six of her awards, including Album of the Year.
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Adele's total ties Beyonce for the most wins by a female artist in one night. Besides the top honor for her sophomore album 21, she also won Best Pop Vocal Album for 21, Best Pop Vocal Performance for "Someone Like You," while her crossover smash "Rolling in the Deep" snared ...
Are you ready for the Grammy Awards? Music's biggest night is taking place on Sunday, and TVGuide.com and TV Guide Network will have you covered before, during and after the show so you won't miss anything.
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It kicks off Sunday with our Grammy Awards Red Carpet Countdown at 5/4c. Hosted by Maria Sansone and Tim Kash, the show will include previews, predictions ...
Jennifer Hudson will pay tribute to the late Whitney Houston at Sunday's Grammy Awards, producers for the telecast announced late Saturday.
"We are all pretty devastated. It hit us pretty hard," Grammy Awards executive producer Ken Ehrlich said in an interview that was fed to CBS affiliates Saturday. "A lot of us who worked on the show worked with her a number of times, so it's a very sad day for us and...