Aladdin, Beautiful, Hedwig, "Frozen" and Barbra Streisand Nab Grammy Award Nominations

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The Broadway cast albums of Disney's Aladdin, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Hedwig and the Angry Inch and A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder are among the Grammy Award nominees for Best Musical Theatre Album.

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The Grammy nominations, which were announced Dec. 5, include recordings of four musicals from the past Broadway season, including the Tony Award-winning Best Musical A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder as well as the Tony-winning revival of Hedwig.

Also earning a slot in the theatre album category was the San Francisco Symphony's live recording of Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim's West Side Story, which starred Cheyenne Jackson and Alexandra Silber.

Nominated in the Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media category was the soundtrack to the Disney animated hit "Frozen," featuring the Academy Award-winning single "Let It Go." The song by Robert and Kristen Anderson-Lopez also earned a nomination in the Best Song Written for Visual Media category. Chris Buck, who composed the orchestral score, was nominated in the Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media category.

Barbra Streisand's new release "Partners" was nominated in the Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album alongside the Lady Gaga-Tony Bennett release "Cheek to Cheek" and Barry Manilow's "Night Songs."

Nominated in the Best Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books & Storytelling) category are the late Joan Rivers ("Diary Of A Mad Diva") and Of Mice and Men star James Franco ("Actors Anonymous").

Nominations for Best Musical Film included "Beyoncé & Jay Z: On The Run Tour" and the documentary "20 Feet From Stardom," featuring Darlene Love.

Prominent nominees from the pop sphere also include Sia, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood and more.

The Grammy Awards will be presented Feb. 8, 2015. The ceremony will air live on CBS.

Read the full list of Grammy Award nominations here.

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