Jersey Boys Wins Grammy for Best Musical Show Album

News   Jersey Boys Wins Grammy for Best Musical Show Album
 
The original cast recording of Jersey Boys — on the Rhino label — won the Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album, besting recordings of The Color Purple, The Drowsy Chaperone, and the revivals of The Pajama Game and Sweeney Todd.
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The complete list of nominees in the Best Musical Show Album category follow:

The Color Purple
Jay David Saks, producer; Stephen Bray, Brenda Russell & Allee Willis, composers/lyricists (Original Broadway Cast With LaChanze, Elisabeth Withers-Mendes & Others) [Angel Records]

The Drowsy Chaperone
Kurt Deutsch, Joel Moss & Phil Reno, producers; Lisa Lambert & Greg Morrison, composers/lyricists (Original Broadway Cast With Bob Martin, Sutton Foster, Beth Leavel & Others) [Ghostlight]

Jersey Boys
Bob Gaudio, producer (Bob Gaudio, composer; Bob Crewe, lyricist) (Original Broadway Cast With Christian Hoff, Daniel Reichard, J. Robert Spencer, John Lloyd Young & Others) [Rhino]

The Pajama Game
Harry Connick, Jr. & Tracey Freeman, producers (Richard Adler & Jerry Ross, composers/lyricists) (New Broadway Cast With Harry Connick, Jr., Kelli O'Hara & Others) [Columbia]

Sweeney Todd - The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Tommy Krasker, producer (Stephen Sondheim, composer/lyricist) (Broadway Cast With Patti LuPone, Michael Cerveris & Others) [Nonesuch]

The 49th Annual Grammy Awards were presented Feb. 11 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA. For a complete list of nominees and winners visit www.grammys.com.

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