Singing knights and dancing flappers, foul-mouthed puppets and daydreaming mermaids: these colorful characters number among the nominees for the Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album in the 2000s. This decade saw musicals soar to new heights of technical achievement, and brought new life to theatrical favorites. The best musical theater albums of the 2000s are a true treat for Broadway fans.
What landmark recordings will you find on this list of the best 2000s album nominees? Monty Python's Spamalot – based on the cult-favorite 1975 film, Monty Python and the Holy Grail – was a bonafide hit on Broadway and beyond. This hilarious production even took home a Grammy in 2006. Inspired by the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, Jersey Boys had fans singing along with its Grammy-winning cast recording. And who could forget Avenue Q, with its adults-only humor and colorful puppet characters? Other good Grammy-nominated musical theater albums of the '00s include Wicked, In the Heights, and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.It's up to you to decide which Grammy winner deserves the top spot on this 2000s musical theater albums list. Vote your favorite recording up to number one and get ready to sing along.