Rachel Maddow Wins Grammy for Best Spoken Word Album

MSNBC host won for the audiobook version of her latest book “Blowout”

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MSNBC host Rachel Maddow has won her first Grammy Award, claiming victory on Sunday in the Best Spoken Word Album category.

The pundit received the award for the audiobook version of her 2019 book “Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth,” which explores the impact and influence of fossil fuel companies in world governments, particularly those connected to Russia’s prime minister, Vladimir Putin.

Maddow joins a list of winners in the category that includes Barack and Michelle Obama, Jimmy Carter, Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, and Carrie Fisher.

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