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Michelle Obama takes home her second Grammy Award



Michelle Obama

Former American First Lady Michelle Obama has won her second Grammy Award on Sunday, 4 February.
Michelle won her second award in the storytelling category. The 60-year-old won the award for best audio book, narration and storytelling recording at this year’s pre-telecast ceremony. The award was for the voiceover on her latest book, The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times.

According to People magazine Michelle Obama went up ahead U.S Sen. Bernie Sanders for his audio book It’s OK to Be Angry About Capitalism), actress Meryl Streep for narrating Brian Selznick’s Big Tree), William Shatner for Boldly Go: Reflections on a Life of Awe and Wonder and record producer Rick Rubin for The Creative Act: A Way of Being. The former U.S First Lady’s book, The Light We Carry was published in November 2022. The book details Michelle’s experiences as a political figure, a mother, a spouse and a woman in the world.

Michelle Obama.

“Drawing from her experiences as a mother, daughter, spouse, friend, and First Lady, she shares the habits and principles she has developed to successfully adapt to change and overcome various obstacles; the earned wisdom that helps her continue to ‘become’”, a statement read, according to People magazine.

Telling stories that provide “insightful reflections on change, challenge, and power”, Michelle’s work for her third book has earned her a spot on the New York Times’ Bestseller list. She also received an Emmy nomination for a Netflix special she had done with legendary media mogul Oprah Winfrey. In 2020 Obama won a Grammy for the audiobook of her first memoir, Becoming

Source: The southafrican


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