Who will win Best Musical Show Album Grammy?

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53rd Grammy AwardsThe 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards will air tonight live from the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles tonight, Feb. 13, 2011 on CBS at 8 p.m. ET/PT. The question all theatergoers will be asking is who will win Best Musical Show album. The category will be awarded prior to the live airing on CBS but you can watch it live online here.  There is a feature running during the day about Grammy moments featuring winners Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik.

Best Musical Show Album

Award to the Album Producer(s), and to the Lyricist(s) & Composer(s) of 51% or more of a new score. (Artist, Lyricist & Composer names appear in parentheses.)

1. AMERICAN IDIOT (FEATURING Green Day) (4.1 star rating)
Billie Joe Armstrong, producer (Green Day, composers; Billie Joe Armstrong, lyricist) (Original Broadway Cast With John Gallagher, Jr., Michael Esper & Others) [Reprise]

2. FELA! (4.36 star rating)
Robert Sher, producer (Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, composer; Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, lyricist) (Original Broadway Cast With Sahr Ngaujah, Lillias White & Others) [Knitting Factory]

3. A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC (4.27 star rating)
Tommy Krasker, producer (Stephen Sondheim, composer; Stephen Sondheim, lyricist) (2009 Broadway Revival Cast With Catherine Zeta-Jones, Angela Lansbury & Others) [Nonesuch - PS Classics]

4. PROMISES, PROMISES (3.74 star rating)
David Caddick & David Lai, producers (Burt Bacharach, composer; Hal David, lyricist) (New Broadway Cast With Sean Hayes, Kristin Chenoweth & Others) [Masterworks Broadway]

5. SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM (3.8 star rating)
Philip Chaffin & Tommy Krasker, producers (Stephen Sondheim, composer; Stephen Sondheim, lyricist) (Original Broadway Cast With Barbara Cook , Vanessa Williams, Tom Wopat & Others) [PS Classics]

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