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Bright Star, Waitress, and More Up for Grammy Awards

The 59th Annual Grammy Awards takes place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Steve Martin and Edie Brickell are Grammy nominees for the cast album of Broadway's Bright Star.
(© David Gordon)

The 59th Grammy Awards will take place tonight at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Grammy-nominated performers and composers up for the Best Musical Theater Album are as follows:

Bright Star — Carmen Cusack, principal soloist; Jay Alix, Peter Asher, and Una Jackman, producers; Steve Martin, composer; Edie Brickell, composer and lyricist (Original Broadway Cast)

The Color Purple — Danielle Brooks, Cynthia Erivo, and Jennifer Hudson, principal soloists; Stephen Bray, Van Dean, Frank Filipetti, Roy Furman, Scott Sanders, and Jhett Tolentino, producers; Stephen Bray, Brenda Russell, and Allee Willis, composers and lyricists (New Broadway Cast)

Fiddler on the Roof — Danny Burstein, principal soloist; Louise Gund, David Lai, and Ted Sperling, producers; Jerry Bock, composer; Sheldon Harnick, lyricist (2016 Broadway Cast)

Kinky Boots — Killian Donnelly and Matt Henry, principal soloists; Sammy James Jr., Cyndi Lauper, Stephen Oremus & William Wittman, producers; Cyndi Lauper, composer and lyricist (Original West End Cast)

Waitress — Jessie Mueller, principal soloist; Neal Avron, Sara Bareilles, and Nadia DiGiallonardo, producers; Sara Bareilles, composer and lyricist (Original Broadway Cast)

Watch the ceremony live on CBS beginning at 8pm EST.

For the complete list of nominees, click here.

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