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Tony Winner Kinky Boots Leads Best Musical Theater Album Grammy Award Nominees

The 56th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony will be held in January.

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The Grammy Award-nominated cast recording of Kinky Boots.
The Grammy Award-nominated cast recording of Kinky Boots.
(© Masterworks Broadway)

The Recording Academy has announced nominees for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards. Nominees in the Best Musical Theater Album category are as follows:

Kinky Boots, with Billy Porter and Stark Sands, principal soloists; Sammy James Jr., Cyndi Lauper, Stephen Oremus, and William Wittman, producers; Cyndi Lauper, composer and lyricist (original Broadway cast with Stark Sands, Billy Porter, and others) Label: Masterworks Broadway.

Matilda, with Bertie Carvel, Sophia Gennusa, Oona Laurence, Bailey Ryon, Miley Shapiro, and Lauren Ward, principal soloists; Michael Croiter, Van Dean, and Chris Nightingale, producers; Tim Minchin, composer and lyricist (original Broadway cast). Label: Broadway Records/Yellow Sound Label.

Motown, with Brandon Victor Dixon and Valisia Lakae, principal soloists; Frank Filipetti and Ethan Popp, producers (Robert Bateman, Al Cleveland, Georgia Dobbins, Lamont Dozier, Wiliam Garrett, Marvin Gaye, Berry Gordy, Freddie Gorman, Cornelius Grant, Brian Holland, Ivy Jo Hunter, Michael Lovesmith, Alphonzo Mizell, Freddie Perren, Deke Richards, William Stevenson, Norman Whitfield, and Stevie Wonder, composers; Nickolas Ashford, Marvin Gaye, Berry Gordy, Lula Mae Hardaway, Edward Holland Jr., Michael Lovesmith, Deke Richards, William Robinson, Barrett Strong, Ronald White, Stevie Wonder, and Syreeta Wright, lyricists). (original Broadway cast With Brandon Victor Dixon, Valisia LeKae, Charl Brown, Bryan Terrell Clark, and others) Label: Universal Music Enterprises.

The soundtrack of the film adaptation of Les Misérables, which was released on the Universal Republic label, received a nomination for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media.

The 56th Annual Grammy Awards will be broadcast live on CBS at 8pm eastern time on January 26, 2014. The ceremony is set to be held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

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