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BEAUTIFUL Wins Best Musical Theatre Album at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards!

BEAUTIFUL Wins Best Musical Theatre Album at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards!BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL has won the 2015 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theatre Album!

The award will go to the production, including Jessie Mueller, principal soloist; Jason Howland, Steve Sidwell & Billy Jay Stein, producers (Carole King, composer & lyricist) and the labels, Ghostlight/Razor & Tie.

LL COOL J will return as host of the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards® tonight, in a ceremony that is set to feature performances by AC/DC, Eric Church, Common, Ariana Grande, Miranda Lambert, John Legend, Madonna, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Usher, Pharrell Williams and more! The eclectic lineup sets the stage for what's sure to be an incredible night for music. Taking place at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, Music's Biggest Night will be broadcast live in high-definition TV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network, tonight Feb. 8, 2015, from 8 - 11:30 p.m. (ET/PT).

Until then, the annual GRAMMY Awards Premiere Ceremony (formerly referred to as the GRAMMY Awards Pre-Telecast Ceremony) takes place at Nokia Theatre this afternoon to present the first GRAMMY Awards of the day in approximately 70-73 categories, including Best Musical Theatre Album. The event will also be streamed live internationally at GRAMMY.com. Check out the full nominee list below!

The nominees for Best Musical Theatre Album were:

Aladdin- 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- Jessie Mueller, principal soloist; Jason Howland, Steve Sidwell & Billy Jay Stein, producers (Carole King, composer & lyricist) (Original Broadway Cast)

Tony Award-nominee Jessie Mueller stars as 'Carole King'; she's joined by Jake Epstein as 'Gerry Goffin', Anika Larsen as 'Cynthia Weil', Jarrod Spector as 'Barry Mann', Jeb Brown as 'Don Kirshner', Liz Larsen as 'Genie Klein', and an ensemble that includes Ashley Blanchet, E. Clayton Cornelious, Joshua Davis, Alysha Deslorieux, Kevin Duda, James Harkness, Carly Hughes,Sara King, Rebecca LaChance, Douglas Lyons, Chris Peluso, Gabrielle Reid, Arbender Robinson, Rashidra Scott, Sara Sheperd, and Melvin Tunstall.

With a book by playwright and Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Douglas McGrath, direction by Marc Bruni and choreography by Josh Prince, Beautiful features a stunning array of beloved songs written by Gerry Goffin/Carole King and Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil.

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- Lena Hall & Neil Patrick Harris, principal soloists; Justin Craig, Tim O'Heir & Stephen Trask, producers (Stephen Trask, composer & lyricist) (Original Broadway Cast)
Label: Atlantic

West Side Story- Cheyenne Jackson & Alexandra Silber, principal soloists; Michael Tilson Thomas & Jack Vad, producers (Leonard Bernstein, composer; Stephen Sondheim, lyricist) (Cheyenne Jackson & Alexandra Silber With The San Francisco Symphony)
Label: SFS Media

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