News: Children's Grammy Noms Announced

The Grammy nominations were announced yesterday and the nods for the two children's categories are: Best Musical Album For Children (For albums consisting of predominantly music or song vs. spoken word.) > Beethoven's Wig 2: More Sing Along Symphonies - Beethoven's Wig [Rounder Kids] > cELLAbration! A Tribute To Ella Jenkins - Various Artists, Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, producers [Smithsonian Folkways Recordings] > House Party - Dan Zanes And Friends [Festival Five Records] > Merry Fishes To All - Trout Fishing In America [Trout Records] > Sharing Cultures With Ella Jenkins - Ella Jenkins [Smithsonian Folkways Recordings] Best Spoken Word Album For Children (For albums consisting of predominantly spoken word vs. music or song.) > The Best Halloween Ever - Elaine Stritch [Harper Children's Audio] > Carnival Of The Animals - John Lithgow [Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers] > The Emperor's New Clothes - Peter Schickele [Newport Classic] > Green Eggs And Ham And Other Servings Of Dr. Seuss - Various Artists John McElroy, producer[Listening Library] > The Story Of Classical Music - Marin Alsop [Naxos Audio Books] > The Train They Call The City Of New Orleans - Tom Chapin [Live Oak Media] The Grammys will be televised Feb. 13, 2005, although I would be surprised to see either of these categories awarded during the broadcast.