In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!

On June 25th at the glamorous 583 Park Avenue in New York City, the Recording Academy celebrated 2013 honorees Ashford & Simpson, GRAMMY-winning violinist Joshua Bell, GRAMMY-winning artist Melissa Etheridge, GRAMMY-winning creators of "LES MISERABLES" - Alain Boublil, Herbert Kretzmer and Claude-Michel Schönberg - and R&B singer/songwriter Trey Songz. Below you can check out photos of the stars and honorees in the 'In The Spotlight' series by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride!

Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is an organization of musicians, songwriters, producers, engineers and recording professionals that is dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of life for music and its makers. Internationally known for the GRAMMY Awards - the preeminent peer-recognized award for musical excellence and the most credible brand in music - The Recording Academy is responsible for groundbreaking professional development, cultural enrichment, advocacy, education and human services programs.

The Academy continues to focus on its mission of recognizing musical excellence, advocating for the well-being of music makers and ensuring music remains an indelible part of our culture. For more information about The Academy, visit www.grammy.com.

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In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Samantha Barks

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Samantha Barks

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Samantha Barks

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Samantha Barks

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Samantha Barks

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Samantha Barks

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Melissa Etheridge

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Melissa Etheridge

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Melissa Etheridge

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Melissa Etheridge

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Peter Cincotti

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Peter Cincotti

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Ray Chew

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Kristian Bush

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Kristian Bush

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Gregg Kallor

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Gregg Kallor

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Trey Songz

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Trey Songz

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Trey Songz

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Trey Songz

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
David Caddick

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Joan Osborne

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Joan Osborne

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Joshua Bell

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Joshua Bell

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Joshua Bell

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Joshua Bell

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Frank Filipetti

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Frankie Moreno

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Frankie Moreno

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Frankie Moreno

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Frankie Moreno

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Neil Portnow

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Herbert Kretzmer

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Claude Michel Schonberg

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Valerie Simpson

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Valerie Simpson

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Kevin Liles

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Kevin Liles

In The Spotlight: LES MISERABLES' Samantha Barks and More at Recording Academy Honors 2013!
Kevin Liles

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.