Hamilton, Fun Home, and More Are 2015 Grammy Nominees
The esteemed music awards announced its latest contenders this morning.
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
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
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
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
The 2015 Grammy Awards will be broadcast live on CBS on February 15, 2016.