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Hamilton, Fun Home, and More Are 2015 Grammy Nominees

The esteemed music awards announced its latest contenders this morning.

Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope are 2015 Grammy nominees for the cast album of An American in Paris.
(© Angela Sterling)

Nominees for the 2015 Grammy Awards were announced this morning. Of most interest to theater-industry folk is the award for Best Musical Theater Album. This year's nominees are below.

An American in Paris
Leanne Cope, Max von Essen, Robert Fairchild, Jill Paice, and Brandon Uranowitz, principal soloists; Rob Fisher and Scott Lehrer, producers (George Gershwin, composer; Ira Gershwin, lyricist)
Label: Masterworks Broadway

Fun Home
Michael Cerveris, Judy Kuhn, Sydney Lucas, Beth Malone, and Emily Skeggs, principal soloists; Philip Chaffin and Tommy Krasker, producers (Jeanine Tesori, composer; Lisa Kron, lyricist)
Label: PS Classics

Daveed Diggs, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Jonathan Groff, Christopher Jackson, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr., Okieriete Onaodowan, Anthony Ramos, and Phillipa Soo, principal soloists; Alex Lacamoire, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Bill Sherman, Ahmir Thompson, and Tarik Trotter, producers; Lin-Manuel Miranda, composer and lyricist
Label: Atlantic

The King and I
Ruthie Ann Miles, Kelli O'Hara, Ashley Park, Conrad Ricamora, Ken Watanabe, principal soloists; David Caddick, David Lai, and Ted Sperling, producers (Richard Rodgers, composer; Oscar Hammerstein II, lyricist)
Label: Universal Music Classics

Something Rotten!
Heidi Blickenstaff, Christian Borle, John Cariani, Brian d'Arcy James, Brad Oscar, and Kate Reinders, principal soloists; Kurt Deutsch, Karey Kirkpatrick, Wayne Kirkpatrick, Lawrence Manchester, Kevin McCollum, and Phil Reno, producers; Karey Kirkpatrick and Wayne Kirkpatrick, composers and lyricists
Label: Ghostlight

The 2015 Grammy Awards will be broadcast live on CBS on February 15, 2016.

For a full list of 2015 Grammy Award nominees, click here.

Daveed Diggs, Okieriete Onaodowan, Anthony Ramos, and Lin-Manuel Miranda are 2015 Grammy nominees for the cast recording of Hamilton.
(© Joan Marcus)