Fri 5 Dec 2003 Grammy Nominations for Best Musical Show Album has been announced. GYPSY , featuring the Broadway cast with Bernadette Peters. Book by Arthur Laurents, Music by Jule Styne, Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim NINE - The Musical, featuring the new Broadway cast with Antonio Banderas, Chita Rivera & Others. Book by Arthur Kopit, Music & Lyrics Maury Yeston (Italian adapted by Mario Fratti) Flower Drum Song , featuring the Broadway cast with Lea Salonga & Others. Music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II Man Of La Mancha, music by Mitch Leigh, lyrics by Joe Darion Movin Out, music & lyrics by Billy Joel Other theatre related nominations include... Eric Idle , conceiver of the upcoming Broadway show SPAMALOT, was nominated for Best Spoken Word Album For Children for his reading of Charlie And The Chocolate Factory. Heather Headley, who won a Best Actress Tony for Elton John & Tim Rice's AIDA and who originated the role of Nala in Disney's THE LION KING, received two nominations: Best New Artist & Best Female R&B Vocal Performance for her RCA debut album This Is Who I Am. The 46th GRAMMY Awards will be held on Sunday 8 Feb 2004 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles and will be broadcast on CBS from 8-11:30 p.m. (EST/PST).
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