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Broadway's 'The Book of Mormon,' 'Anything Goes' and 'How to Succeed' earn Grammy nods.
NEW YORK (AP) ' Move over Adele, Kanye West and Bon Iver. One of the livelier contests at next year's Grammy Awards will pit Harry Potter, Cole Porter and Mormon missionaries.
The cast recordings of "The Book of Mormon," ''Anything Goes" and "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," which stars Daniel Radcliffe, each earned Grammy nominations Wednesday. The shows are still going strong on Broadway.
"The Book of Mormon" is the favorite. It already captured the best musical Tony Award and the cast album also hit the top 10 on Billboard's pop charts, which hasn't happened in decades.
But Lopez isn't predicting victory yet. Said the co-creator of "Avenue Q": "I thought we were in good shape going in with 'Avenue Q' and we got smoked by 'Wicked.'"