Michelle Obama wins Grammy Award for 'Best Spoken Word Album' for memoir 'Becoming'

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Grammy Awards 2020: Michelle Obama wins for Best Spoken Word Album for memoir 'Becoming'
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Congratulations are in order for Michelle Obama: she's now a Grammy winner.

LOS ANGELES -- Congratulations are in order for Michelle Obama: she's now a Grammy winner.

The former first lady won her first Grammy Sunday night for Best Spoken Word Album for the audio book of her 2019 memoir "Becoming."

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Mrs. Obama was not on hand to accept the award.

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Other nominees for Best Spoken Word included Michael Diamond, Adam Horovitz, Scott Sherratt and Dan Zit for the "Beastie Boys Book;" Eric Alexandrakis for "I.V. Catatonia: 20-years as a Tw-Time Cancer Survivor;" John Waters for "Mr. Know-It-All;" and Sekou Andrews for "Sekou Andrews & The String Theory."