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Lin-Manuel Miranda and Ben Platt Win Grammy Awards

The January 28 ceremony also included a performance by Platt and Patti LuPone.

The original cast of Dear Evan Hansen at Broadway's Music Box Theatre.
(© Matthew Murphy)

The cast recording of Dear Evan Hansen took home the award for Best Musical Theater Album at the January 29 Grammy Awards ceremony, beating out the albums for Hello, Dolly! and Come From Away. The award was presented to Ben Platt and the entire original Broadway cast; Alex Lacamoire, Stacey Mindich, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, producers; Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, composers and lyricists (original Broadway cast recording).

Also representing Broadway at the Grammys was Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, who won Best Song Written for Visual Media for "How Far I'll Go," a song performed by Auli'i Cravalho in the film Moana.

Hosted by James Corden, the 60th Annual Grammy Awards were broadcast live from Madison Square Garden on CBS, the first time the Grammy Awards ceremony has taken place in New York in 15 years. Broadway performances at the event included a Broadway tribute honoring the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Leonard Bernstein. In addition, two-time Tony winner Patti LuPone, last seen on Broadway in the musical War Paint, performed "Don't Cry for Me Argentina," with Platt joining her to perform music from West Side Story.

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