Book of Mormon adds Grammy Award to their collection

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The Book of Mormon has done it again, adding to their already impressive collection of awards. The Original Broadway Cast Recording of the show, has won Best Musical Theater Album at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.  Awards were distributed Sunday, February 12 at the event, which was hosted by LL Cool J.

The Book of Mormon recording features principal soloists Josh Gad and Andrew Rannells; producers Anne Garefino, Robert Lopez, Stephen Oremus, Trey Parker, Scott Rudin & Matt Stone; and composers/lyricists Robert Lopez, Trey Paerker, & Matt Stone.

The Book of Mormon won over the revival of Anything Goes, featuring Sutton Foster & Joel Grey, with producers James Lowe and Joel Moss; and the revival How to Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, which features John Larroquette and Daniel Radcliffe and producer Robert Sher.

Another notable Grammy Award winner, in the category of Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album, is Tony Bennet. The old-time crooner won for his album “Duets II,” beating out Susan Boyle, Seth MacFarlane, Barbra Streisand, and Harry Connick Jr. of the recently closed On a Clear Day You Can See Forever. Tony Bennet’s duet with Amy Winehouse, Body And Soul, also won for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance.

For a complete list of Grammy nominees and winners, visit www.grammy.com.