Grammy nominees for Best Musical Theater Album

Tom Millward
Tom Millward

The nominations for The 59th Annual Grammy Awards have now been announced and in the category of Best Musical Theater Album, the nominees (in alphabetical order) are...

- Bright Star (Principal Soloist: Carmen Cusack; Composers/Lyricists: Steve Martin & Edie Brickell; Producers: Jay Alix, Peter Asher & Una Jackman; Original Broadway Cast Recording)

- The Color Purple (Principal Soloists: Cynthia Erivo & Jennifer Hudson; Composers/Lyricists: Stephen Bray, Brenda Russell & Allee Willis; Producers: Stephen Bray, Van Dean, Frank Filipetti, Roy Furman, Scott Sanders & Jhett Tolentino; New Broadway Cast Recording)

- Fiddler on the Roof (Principal Soloist: Danny Burstein; Composers/Lyricists: Jerry Bock & Sheldon Harnick; Producers: Louise Gund, David Lai & Ted Sperling; 2016 Broadway Cast Recording)

- Kinky Boots (Principal Soloists: Killian Donnelly & Matt Henry; Composer/Lyricist : Cyndi Lauper; Producers: Sammy James, Jr., Cyndi Lauper, Stephen Oremus & William Wittman; Original West End Cast Recording)

- Waitress (Principal Soloist: Jessie Mueller; Composer/Lyricist: Sara Bareilles; Producers: Neal Avron, Sara Bareilles & Nadia DiGiallonardo; Original Broadway Cast Recording)

The 59th Annual Grammy Awards will take place in Los Angeles on 12 Fabruary 2017, hosted by Tony winner James Cordon, and will be broadcast on CBS.

- by Tom Millward

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