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Michelle Obama Earns Grammy Nomination

Former First Lady Michelle Obama could very well add another achievement to her already lengthy list of accomplishments with a Grammy nomination, CBS News reported. She was named as a finalist for the best spoken word album award for the audiobook of Becoming.

Her memoir has already made Michelle Obama a bestselling author.

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Since the launch of Becoming in November 2018, the book has sold more than 10 million copies, and USA Today named it the No. 1 title on its year-end top 100 best-selling books list.

Her memoir alone would have made 2019 a big year for the former First Lady.

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But there was more. In July, a YouGov poll named Obama the "most admired woman in the world."

A Grammy nomination is some very sweet icing on the cake.

However, if she wins, it will be the third Grammy in the Obama family.

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Her husband took home the Grammy for best spoken word album in 2006 for the audio version of his book Dreams of My Father, and in 2008 for the audio version of The Audacity of Hope.

Michelle faces some stiff competition in her category.

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The other nominees include Beastie Boys Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz for Beastie Boys Book, filmmaker John Waters for Mr. Know-It-All, Eric Alexandrakis for I.V. Catatonia: 20 Years As A Two-Time Cancer Survivor, and Sekou Andrews & The String Theory.

The winners will be announced January 26, 2020.

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