Nominations for the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards were announced Dec. 2. Nominees in the Best Musical Show Album category include Ain’t Misbehavin’, Hair, 9 to 5 The Musical, Shrek The Musical and West Side Story.
The complete list of nominees in the Best Musical Show Album category follow:
Robert Sher, producer (Various, composer; Various, lyricist) (30th Anniversary Cast Recording With Ruben Studdard, Frenchie Davis & Others) [Rhino]
Noah Cornman, Kurt Deutsch, Joel Moss & Steve Norman, producers (Galt MacDermot, composer; James Rado & Gerome Ragni, lyricists) (New Broadway Cast With Sasha Allen, Gavin Creel & Others) [Razor & Tie Entertainment/Ghostlight Records]
9 To 5 The Musical
Frank Filipetti, Stephen Oremus and Dolly Parton, producers; Dolly Parton, composer; Dolly Parton, lyricist (Original Broadway Cast With Allison Janney, Stephanie J. Block, Megan Hilty & Others) [Dolly Records/Artist2Market Distribution]
Shrek The Musical
Peter Hylenski & Jeanine Tesori, producers; Jeanine Tesori, composer; David Lindsay-Abaire, lyricist (Original Broadway Cast With Brian d’Arcy James, Sutton Foster & Others) [Decca Broadway]
West Side Story
David Caddick & David Lai, producers (Leonard Bernstein, composer; Stephen Sondheim, lyricist) (New Broadway Cast with Matt Cavenaugh, Josefina Scaglione & Others) [Masterworks Broadway]
Nominees in the Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album category include Tony Bennett (“A Swingin’ Christmas”), Michael Bublé (“Michael Bublé Meets Madison Square Garden”), Harry Connick, Jr. (“Your Songs”), Liza Minnelli (“Liza’s at the Palace”) and Willie Nelson (“American Classic”).
The 52nd Annual Grammy Awards will be held Jan. 31, 2010, at Staples Center in Los Angeles. CBS will broadcast the event live from 8-11:30 PM ET.
For a complete list of Grammy nominees, visit www.grammy.com.