Multichannel News is reporting that the 2009 CMT Music Awards drew in 2.7 million viewers which made this year’s show the third best ever showing of the event. The show was CMT’s most watched tele-cast of the year.
CMT.com received 1 million video steams the day after the show, which set a new record. Remember Taylor Swift & T-Pain’s rap video, the video that opened the CMT Music Awards? “Thug Story” received the most streams that day.
CMT is also reporting an increase in voting responses. 7.5 million votes were cast this year, up 45% from last year’s 5 million.
CMT’s new show The Singing Bee premiered Tuesday night after the awards. The new show racked in 1.5 million viewers which makes it the most-wactched series debut in network history.