MTV Video Music Awards - number of viewers 2000-2019

According to the source, 4.9 million Americans watched the MTV Video Music Awards ceremony in 2019, down from 5.23 million a year earlier. The 2019 event was hosted by stand-up comedian and actor Sebastian Maniscalco, and the three artists with the most awards that year included international sensations Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande as well as young newcomer Billie Eilish, who broke into the music scene in 2016 after releasing 'Ocean Eyes'.

Number of MTV Video Music Awards viewers from 2000 to 2019

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Release date

August 2019


United States

Survey time period

2000 to 2019

Supplementary notes

Figures for 2000 to 2017 come from earlier publications.
Figures have been rounded.

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