ALADDIN, BEAUTIFUL, HEDWIG Among Grammy's Best Musical Theater Album Nominees
Nominations for the 57th GRAMMY AWARDS were announced today, December 5th. The music industry's premier event will take place live on Sunday, Feb, 8, 2015, at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles and will be broadcast in high-definition TV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network from 8 - 11:30 p.m. (ET/PT).
For theater fans across the country, the nominees In the highly anticipated category of Best Musical Theater Album are as follows:
James Monroe Iglehart, Adam Jacobs & Courtney Reed, principal soloists; Frank Filipetti, Michael Kosarin, Alan Menken & Chris Montan, producers (Alan Menken, composer; Howard Ashman, Chad Beguelin & Tim Rice, lyricists) (Original Broadway Cast) Label: Walt Disney Records
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
A Gentleman's Guide To Love & Murder
Jefferson Mays & Bryce Pinkham, principal soloists; Kurt Deutsch & Joel Moss, producers; Robert L. Freedman, lyricist; Steven Lutvak, composer & lyricist (Original Broadway Cast) Label: Ghostlight/Razor & Tie
Hedwig And The Angry Inch
West Side Story
Cheyenne Jackson & Alexandra Silber, principal soloists; Jack Vad, producer (Leonard Bernstein, composer; Stephen Sondheim, lyricist) (Cheyenne Jackson & Alexandra Silber With The San Francisco Symphony) Label: SFS Media
Click here for a full list of this year's Grammy nominations
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