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Michelle Obama wins a Grammy

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Los Angeles, Jan 27 (IANS) Former US First Lady Michelle Obama won a Grammy for the best spoken word album for “Becoming”, her best-selling memoir, during the awards ceremony’s pre-show.

“Becoming” was read by Obama in the audiobook.

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She was nominated alongside artistes including Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz, reports Hollywood Reporter.

It was Obama’s first Grammy win. She she was previously nominated for “American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America” in 2013.

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Obama has joined a list of political winners in the Grammy category including Hillary Clinton, a fellow former first lady, as well as three US Presidents — Jimmy Carter (who won the award three times), Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, along with spoken recordings of John F. Kennedy and Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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