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Michelle Obama Scores Second Grammy Win, Matches Record With Barack Obama

Michelle Obama wins her second Grammy Award for Best Audio Book, Narration and Storytelling Recording for her memoir 'The Light We Carry', matching the Grammy count of her husband, Barack Obama.

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Bijay Laxmi
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Michelle Obama Scores Second Grammy Win, Matches Record With Barack Obama

In a triumph of eloquent storytelling, Michelle Obama, the former First Lady of the United States, has been honored with her second Grammy Award. The accolade was announced at the 66th annual Grammy Awards, where Obama emerged victorious in the Best Audio Book, Narration and Storytelling Recording category for her 2022 memoir, 'The Light We Carry'.

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Michelle Obama Versus High-Profile Nominees

The competition in this category was fierce, with Obama running against several notable figures. The list included Senator Bernie Sanders, iconic actress Meryl Streep, esteemed actor William Shatner, and renowned music producer Rick Rubin. Despite the high stakes, Obama's compelling narration and storytelling in 'The Light We Carry' captivated the judges, securing her the coveted award.

Second Grammy Win and a Tied Record

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This victory marks Michelle Obama's second Grammy win. Her first award came in the Spoken Word Album category in 2020 for her groundbreaking memoir, 'Becoming'. With the recent win, she equals the number of Grammy Awards won by her husband, former President Barack Obama. He previously secured the Best Spoken Word Album award in 2006 and 2008, underlining the Obamas' successful track record in this Grammy category.

A Testament to Influence and Eloquence

Michelle Obama's Grammy wins are a testament to her influence as a public figure and her eloquence as an author. Her memoirs, 'Becoming' and 'The Light We Carry', provide intimate glimpses into her life while offering insightful reflections on change, challenge, and power. Her victories in the Grammy Awards highlight her capacity as a powerful storyteller and a voice of inspiration for many around the globe.

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