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The Band's Visit Wins Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album

Winning vocalists include Katrina Lenk and Ari'el Stachel.

Katrina Lenk and Tony Shalhoub in a scene from The Band's Visit.
(© Matthew Murphy)

The 2019 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album was presented to Broadway's The Band's Visit on Sunday, February 10.

The full list of winners on the album includes original cast members Etai Benson, Adam Kantor, Katrina Lenk, and Ari'el Stachel, principal soloists; Dean Sharenow and David Yazbek, producers; and David Yazbek, composer and lyricist.

In addition to The Band's Visit, this year's list of Best Musical Theater Album nominees was made up of:

Carousel
Renée Fleming, Alexander Gemignani, Joshua Henry, Lindsay Mendez, and Jessie Mueller, principal soloists; Steven Epstein, producer (Richard Rodgers, composer; Oscar Hammerstein II, lyricist) (2018 Broadway cast)

Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert
Sara Bareilles, Alice Cooper, Ben Daniels, Brandon Victor Dixon, Erik Grönwall, Jin Ha, John Legend, Norm Lewis, and Jason Tam, principal soloists; Harvey Mason Jr., producer (Andrew Lloyd Webber, composer; Tim Rice, lyricist) (original television cast)

My Fair Lady
Lauren Ambrose, Norbert Leo Butz, and Harry Hadden-Paton, principal soloists; Andre Bishop, Van Dean, Hattie K. Jutagir, David Lai, Adam Siegel, and Ted Sperling, producers (Frederick Loewe, composer; Alan Jay Lerner, lyricist) (2018 Broadway cast)

Once on This Island
Phillip Boykin, Merle Dandridge, Quentin Earl Darrington, Hailey Kilgore, Kenita R. Miller, Alex Newell, Isaac Powell, and Lea Salonga, principal soloists; Lynn Ahrens, Hunter Arnold, Ken Davenport, Stephen Flaherty, and Elliot Scheiner, producers (Stephen Flaherty, composer; Lynn Ahrens, lyricist) (new Broadway cast)

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