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'Once' Brings Home Another Prize

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"Once" has done it a second time.

After winning the 2012 Tony for Best Musical, the hit Broadway show scored another big win at the 55th annual Grammy Awards by taking the golden gramophone for Best Musical Theatre album.

The producers and cast took the award over such popular shows as Follies, Newsies, the revival of Porgy and Bess, and Nice Work if you can get it (the latter two both being by the Gershwins)

However, despite the stiff competition, for most musical theatre fans the win didn't come as much of a shock; Once is no stranger to awards. It's source material, a 2006 film of the same name, won an Oscar for its original song "Falling Slowly," which also appears on the Broadway Cast album. "Just when you think things can't get sweeter, this happens," said Steve Kazee, one of the stars of the show.

Although the New York based stars Kazee and Cristin Milioti and? producers Stephen Epstein and Martin Lowe couldn't be there in person to accept the award, it was presented at the untelevised Grammy's ceremony earlier in the day.

"We recorded the album in one day a little over a year ago," said Kazee. "It's a testament to the cast and especially to Steve and Martin. They came in and knew exactly what they wanted."