Former First Lady Michelle Obama can now add “Grammy award winner” to her bio.
TheWrap reports former first lady Michelle Obama won a Grammy award for the audiobook of her memoir “Becoming” on Sunday at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards.
Obama won the award for the Best Spoken Word Album. She was among the early winners announced.
Obama beat out fellow nominees the Beastie Boys for their “Beastie Boys Book;” Eric Alexandrakis for “I.V. Catatonia: 20 Years As A Two-Time Cancer Survivor;” John Waters for “Mr. Know-It-All;” and Sekou Andrews for “Sekou Andrews & The String Theory.”
She joins the ranks of her husband, former president Barack Obama who won twice, in 2008 for “The Audacity of Hope” and again in 2006 for “Dreams From My Father.”
The late Nipsey Hussle won his 1st Grammy. His family was there to accept.
Some other people who just won their 1st #Grammys:
🏆 Michelle Obama
🏆 Lil Nas X
🏆 Tanya Tucker
🏆 Billie Eilish
🏆 Sara Bareilles
🏆 Koffee (1st woman to win Best Reggae Album) pic.twitter.com/70BZUJPXWP
— AJ+ (@ajplus) January 27, 2020
Michelle Obama has joined her husband as a Grammy award winner. https://t.co/tS8K05eI8z
— ABC News (@ABC) January 26, 2020