Jessie Mueller has won a Grammy Award for her performance as Carole King on the original Broadway cast recording of Beautiful — The Carole King Musical.
Jessie Mueller has won a Grammy Award for her performance as Carole King on the original Broadway cast recording of Beautiful — The Carole King Musical.
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The 57th Annual Grammy Awards are currently being presented in a ceremony at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. The Broadway production of Beautiful — The Carole King Musical has won the prestigious honor in the category of Best Musical Theater Album.

With Beautiful's win, principal cast member Jessie Mueller (a 2014 Tony and Drama Desk winner) is now also a Grammy Award winner, alongside producers Jason Howland, Steve Sidwell, and Billy Jay Stein, composer and lyricist Carole King, and the Ghostlight/Razor & Tie record label.

The nominees in the Best Musical Theater Album category included:

Aladdin
James Monroe Iglehart, Adam Jacob, and Courtney Reed, principal soloists; Frank Filipetti, Michael Kosarin, Alan Menken, and Chris Montan, producers; Alan Menken, composer; Howard Ashman, Chad Beguelin, and Tim Rice, lyricists. (Original Broadway Cast)
Label: Walt Disney Records

Beautiful — The Carole King Musical
Jessie Mueller, principal soloist; Jason Howland, Steve Sidwell, and Billy Jay Stein, producers; Carole King, composer and lyricist. (Original Broadway Cast)
Label: Ghostlight/Razor & Tie

A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder
Jefferson Mays and Bryce Pinkham, principal soloists; Kurt Deutsch and Joel Moss, producers; Robert L. Freedman, lyricist; Steven Lutvak, composer and lyricist. (Original Broadway Cast)
Label: Ghostlight/Razor & Tie

Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Lena Hall and Neil Patrick Harris, principal soloists; Justin Craig, Tim O'Heir, and Stephen Trask, producers; Stephen Trask, composer and lyricist. (Original Broadway Cast)
Label: Atlantic

West Side Story
Cheyenne Jackson and Alexandra Silber, principal soloists; Jack Vad, producer; Leonard Bernstein, composer; Stephen Sondheim, lyricist. (Cheyenne Jackson and Alexandra Silber With The San Francisco Symphony)
Label: SFS Media

In addition, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez (The Book of Mormon, Avenue Q), Tom MacDougall, and Chris Montan took home the Grammy for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media for the soundtrack of the Disney animated film Frozen.

For a full list of Grammy nominees and winners, click here.