Motown The Musical Earns Grammy Nomination, Bound For Chicago

Broadway's hit musical, "Motown The Musical," has earned a Grammy nomination.

Grammy organizers broke the news, along with nominations for Record and Album of the Year, recently.

With Original Broadway cast including Brandon Victor Dixon, Valisia LeKae, Charl Brown and Bryan Terrell Clark, as well as Berry Gordy, sounds from the musical are nominated for Best Musical Theater Album.

"Motown The Musical" joins "Matilda: The Musical" and "Kinky Boots" in the category.

As previously reported, Motown: The Musical is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy's journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and so many more.

Featuring classic songs such as “My Girl” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” Motown: The Musical tells the story behind the hits as Diana, Smokey, Berry and the whole Motown family fight against the odds to create the soundtrack that changed America.

The 56th Annual Grammy Awards are due to take place Sunday, January 26. Motown: The Musical is currently playing at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in New York. Motown:The Musical is also set to arrive in Chicago for shows beginning April 2014.