Photo of Josh Groban and Annaleigh Ashford by Matthew Murphy and Eva Zimmerman.
The Recording Academy has announced nominations for the 2024 Grammy Awards, and five Broadway shows are up for Best Musical Theater Album. The cast albums for Kimberly Akimbo, Parade, Shucked, Some Like It Hot and Sweeney Todd were all nominated in this category. The album’s producers, composers, lyricists and, where applicable, up to four principal vocalists are considered the individuals who actually receive the nomination.
The 66th annual Grammy Awards will take place Feb. 4, 2024, at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles. The ceremony will air live on CBS and stream live and on-demand on Paramount+ from 8 to 11:30 p.m. ET/5 to 8:30 p.m. PT. See below for the nominees for each album:
Best Musical Theater Album
John Clancy, David Stone and Jeanine Tesori, producers; Jeanine Tesori, composer; David Lindsay-Abaire, lyricist (Original Broadway Cast)
Micaela Diamond, Alex Joseph Grayson, Jake Pedersen and Ben Platt, principal vocalists; Jason Robert Brown and Jeffrey Lesser, producers; Jason Robert Brown, composer and lyricist (2023 Broadway Cast)
Brandy Clark, Jason Howland, Shane McAnally and Billy Jay Stein, producers; Brandy Clark and Shane McAnally, composers/lyricists (Original Broadway Cast)
Some Like It Hot
Christian Borle, J. Harrison Ghee, Adrianna Hicks and NaTasha Yvette Williams, principal vocalists; Mary-Mitchell Campbell, Bryan Carter, Scott M. Riesett, Charlie Rosen and Marc Shaiman, producers; Scott Wittman, lyricist; Marc Shaiman, composer and lyricist (Original Broadway Cast)
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street
Annaleigh Ashford and Josh Groban, principal vocalists; Thomas Kail and Alex Lacamoire, producers (Stephen Sondheim, composer and lyricist) (2023 Broadway Cast)