Grammy 2013: Best Musical Theater Album, Comedy Album, Spoken Word Album e Children’s Album

Grammy 2013: Best Musical Theater Album, Comedy Album, Spoken Word Album e Children’s Album

Di Alberto Graziola  

La prima categoria che vi riportiamo oggi, tra le nomination, è “Best Musical Theater Album“, premio esistente dal 1959. Scopriamo qui sotto chi si batte per l’ambita statuetta…

  • Follies, Danny Burstein, Jan Maxwell, Elaine Paige, Bernadette Peters & Ron Raines – Principal Vocalists, Philip Chaffin & Tommy Krasker – Producers,
  • The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess, David Alan Grier, Norm Lewis & Audra McDonald – Principal Soloists, Tommy Krasker – Producer
  • Newsies, Jeremy Jordan & Kara Lindsay – Principal Soloists, Frank Filipetti, Michael Kosarin, Alan Menken & Chris Montan – Producers
  • Nice Work If You Can Get It, Matthew Broderick & Kelli O’Hara – Principal Soloists, David Chase, Bill Elliott & Robert Sher – Producers
  • Once: A New Musical Steve Kazee & Cristin Milioti – Principal Soloists, Steven Epstein & Martin Lowe – Producers

Il premio “Best Comedy Album” è nato nel 1959 ed è durato fino al 1993. Solo a partire poi dal 2004 è stato nuovamente inserito come categoria. E le nomination nel 2013 vanno a…

  • Jimmy Fallon for Blow Your Pants Off
  • Margaret Cho for Cho Dependent (Live in Concert)
  • Lewis Black for In God We Rust
  • Kathy Griffin for Kathy Griffin: Seaman 1st Class
  • Jim Gaffigan for Mr. Universe
  • Tenacious D for Rize of the Fenix

La sezione “Best Spoken Word Album” comprende audiobook e poesie lette. Ecco i candidati:

  • Scott Creswell & Dan Zitt (album producers) for American Grown (Michelle Obama), performed by various artists
  • Bill Clinton for Back to Work: Why We Need Smart Government for a Strong Economy
  • Rachel Maddow for Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power
  • Ellen DeGeneres for Seriously…I’m Kidding
  • Janis Ian for Society’s Child: My Autobiography

Infine, ecco la sezione per i bambini, con “Best Children’s Album“. Ed esiste solamente da un anno. Il debutto di questa categoria risale al 2012.

  • The Okee Dokee Brothers for Can You Canoe?
  • Bill Harley for High Dive and Other Things That Could Have Happened
  • James Murray & Various Artists for JumpinJazz Kids – A Swinging Jungle Tale
  • Elizabeth Mitchel for Little Seed: Songs for Children by Woody Guthrie
  • The Pop Ups for Radio Jungle