Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Platt, Bette Midler Nominated for Grammys
David Gordon • Broadway • Nov 28, 2017
The 2017 Grammy Award nominations, including several Broadway vets in the Best Musical Theater Album category, have been announced.
The nominees for Best Musical Theater Album are as follows:
Come From Away — Ian Eisendrath, August Eriksmoen, David Hein, David Lai & Irene Sankoff, producers; David Hein & Irene Sankoff, composers/lyricists
Dear Evan Hansen — Ben Platt, principal soloist; Alex Lacamoire, Stacey Mindich, Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, producers; Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, composers/lyricists
Hello, Dolly! — Bette Midler, principal soloist; Steven Epstein, producer (Jerry Herman, composer & lyricist)
Pasek & Paul are also nominated, with composer Justin Hurwitz, for their Oscar-winning song “City of Stars” from La La Land. Part of the Best Song Written for Visual Media category, they once again go head-to-head with Lin-Manuel Miranda’s song “How Far I’ll Go” from Moana.