Broadway at the Grammys: Watch Songs from Best Musical Theater Album The Band’s Visit Plus Nominees

The Band’s Visit won  the Grammy for best musical theater album of the year. Watch songs from that musical plus from the other nominees: Carousel, Jesus Christ Superstar, My Fair Lady, and Once on This Island. The 61st Annual Grammy Awards will be broadcast live from the Staple Center in Los Angeles on CBS, on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, starting at 8 p.m. ET. Full list of Grammy nominees
At the bottom: The complete list of musical theater Grammy winners since the category began in 1959.


The Band’s Visit (Original Broadway Cast Recording)


Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel

My Fair Lady (2018 Broadway Cast Recording)

Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert (Original Soundtrack of the NBC Television Event)

The entirety of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s “Jesus Christ Superstar Live” as broadcast on NBC on Sunday, April 1, 2018:


Once On This Island (New Broadway Cast Recording)


Past winners:

2019: The Band’s Visit

2018: Dear Evan Hansen
2017: The Color Purple
2016: Hamilton
2015: Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
2014: Kinky Boots
2013: Once: A New Musical
2012: Book of Mormon
2011: American Idiot: Featuring Green Day
2010: West Side Story
2009: In The Heights
2008: Spring Awakening
2007: Jersey Boys
2006: Monty Python’s Spamalot
2005: Wicked
2004: Gypsy
2003: Hairspray
2002: The Producers
2001: Elton John & Tim Rice’s Aida
2000: Annie Get Your Gun
1999: The Lion King
1998: Chicago: The Musical
1997: Riverdance
1996: Smokey Joe’s Cafe
1995: Passion
1994: The Who’s Tommy
1993: Guys and Dolls
1992: The Will Rogers Follies
1991: Les Miserables
1990: Jerome Robbins’ Broadway
1989: Into The Woods
1988: Les Miserables
1987: Follies In Concert
1986: West Side Story
1985: Sunday In The Park With George
1984: CATS
1983: Dreamgirls
1982: Lena Horne – The Lady And Her Music, Live On Broadway
1981: Evita
1980: Sweeney Todd
1979: Ain’t Misbehavin’
1978: Annie
1977: Bubbling Brown Sugar
1976: The Wiz
1975: Raisin
1974: A Little Night Music
1973: Don’t Bother Me, I Can’t Cope
1972: Godspell
1971: Company
1970: Promises, Promises
1969: Hair
1968: Cabaret
1967: Mame
1966: On A Clear Day
1965: Funny Girl
1964: She Loves Me
1963: No Strings
1962: How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying
1961: The Sound of Music
1960: Gypsy  and Redhead (tie)
1959: The Music Man
Note: The Grammys given in 2019 are for albums released in 2018. So technically, the 61st annual Grammy Awards are the 2018 Grammy Awards. To avoid confusion, I’ve listed the year the albums received their Grammy.

Author: New York Theater

Jonathan Mandell is a 3rd generation NYC journalist, who sees shows, reads plays, writes reviews and sometimes talks with people.

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