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MILAN, ITALY - JUNE 24: Joe Perry and Steven Tyler attend the Roberto Cavalli show during the Milan Menswear Fashion Week Spring Summer 2015 on June 24, 2014 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)

When the Tony Award nominations were announced yesterday (May 1), a large amount of coverage was given to Bruce Springsteen receiving a Special Tony for his Springsteen on Broadway show.  However, he wasn’t the only popular musician recognized.

For their contributions to Spongebob Squarepants:  The Musical, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry received a nomination in the category “Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre.”  A number of musician contributed to the music of the Spongebob musical and were nominated alongside the Toxic Twins including The Flaming Lips, Lady Antebellum, Cyndi & Lauper, John Legend, Panic! at the Disco, Plain White T’s and They Might Be Giants.

The Tony Awards will air live on Sunday, June 10 at 8 PM ET on CBS.


Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well-versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice. #TransRightsAreHumanRights