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The Tony Awards are yearly awards that recognize achievement in live Broadway theatre. The award for Best Musical is one of the ceremony's longest-standing awards, having been presented each year since 1949. It is the final award presented at the ceremony. The award goes to the producers of the musical. The musicals that are nominated for this award are usually performed during the ceremony and before this award is presented (the musical Blues in the Night did not perform at the 37th Tony Award ceremony although nominated[1]). This is a list of winners and nominations for the Tony Award for Best Musical.

Winners and Nominees[]

1940's[]

Year Musical
1949 Won Kiss Me, Kate

1950's[]

Year Musical
1950 Won South Pacific
1951 Won Guys and Dolls
1952 Won The King and I
1953 Won Wonderful Town
1954 Won Kismet
1955 Won The Pajama Game
1956 Won Damn Yankees
Pipe Dream
1957 Won My Fair Lady
Bells are Ringing
Candide
The Most Happy Fella
1958 Won The Music Man
West Side Story
1959 Won Redhead

1960's[]

Year Musicals
1960 Won The Sound of Music
Won Fiorello!
Gypsy
Once Upon a Mattress
Take Me Along
1961 Won Bye Bye Birdy
Do Re Mi
Irma La Douce

1970's[]

Year Musical

1980's[]

Year Musical

1990's[]

Year Musical

2000's[]

Year Musical

2010's[]

Year Musical
2010 won Memphis
American Idiot

Fela!

Million Dollar Quartet

2011 won The Book of Mormon
Catch Me If You Can

The Scottsboro Boys

Sister Act

2012 won Once
Leap of Faith

Newsies

Nice Work If You Can Get It

2013 Kinky Boots
Bring it On: the Musical

A Christmas Story: The Musical

Matilda

2014 A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder
After Midnight

Aladdin

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

2015 Fun Home
An American in Paris

Something Rotten!

The Visit

2016 Hamilton
Bright Star

School of Rock

Shuffle Along

Waitress

2017 Dear Evan Hansen
Come From Away

Groundhog Day

Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812

2018 The Band's Visit
Frozen

Mean Girls

SpongeBob SquarePants

2019 Hadestown
Ain't Too Proud

Beetlejuice

The Prom

Tootsie

2020's[]

Year Musical
Jagged Little Pill
Moulin Rouge! The Musical
Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
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