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.

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

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