Brendon Urie Just Got Nominated For A Tony Award

2 May 2018, 11:57

Brendon Urie Tony Award Nomination
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Katie Louise Smith

By Katie Louise Smith

Panic! At The Disco could be adding a shiny new award to their trophy cabinet reaaaaaal soon.

Dust off your tuxedos kids because we're going to the Tony Awards! Yes, Panic! At The Disco have been nominated for an Tony award and Brendon Urie is one step closer to finally taking over Broadway.

Brendon is nominated in the "Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written For Theatre" category for the song he wrote called "(Just a) Simple Sponge."

The soundtrack has been nominated as a whole, which means every composer on the album has been nominated. If he wins, Brendon will share his award with the likes of John Legend, Lady Antebellum, Sara Bareilles, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry from Aerosmith and T.I.

The soundtrack is facing tough competition in the category from the likes of Frozen, Angels In America, The Band's Visit and Mean Girls.

Spongebob Squarepants: The Musical managed to snag a total of 12 nominations. Read the full list of nominations here.

He's got the Grammy, he's one step closer to securing the bag with the Tony... Now all he's gotta do is write a song for the next Bond movie and produce, write, direct and star in CBS' new procedural cop-drama called Panic! At The Precinct and we've got ourselves an EGOT.

The Tony Awards will air on Sunday June 10 at 8/7c on CBS.