The Broadway cast recording for "Once: A New Musical" won for musical theater album at a pre-show ceremony held at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles.
The other nominees in the category were Disney's "
"Once" opened on Broadway in March and received eight Tonys, including the prize for best musical. The album features actors Steve Kazee and Cristin Milioti. The original 2006 movie won an Oscar for original song.
Last year's Grammy winner for musical theater album was "The Book of Mormon."