'Hamilton' fever fires up musicals win, Stephen Paulus and Boston Symphony get classical Grammys

February 16, 2016 9:07 AM

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"Hamilton" fever took hold at the Grammy Awards on Monday when cast members of the hip-hop Broadway phenomenon performed live on the CBS broadcast and took home the award for musical theater album.

The performance marked a rare instance in which a Broadway musical was allowed to occupy precious airtime at the Grammys. In past years, Grammy producers have relegated the musical category to the pre-telecast ceremony held just before the main event.

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