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Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album Winners List

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List of Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album winners from every year the award has been given out. All Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album award are listed along with photos for every Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album winners of all time. Anybody who won the Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album, so most of the famous Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. Use this fact-based list to build your own just like it that fits your opinions of where everything should be ranked. This list contains items like Robert O'Keefe and Charles Laughton. (91 items)
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Al Franken is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album Winners List
Alan Stuart Franken (born May 21, 1951) is an American politician, comedian, media personality, and author who served as a United States Senator from Minnesota from 2009 to 2018. He became well ...more
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Art Linkletter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album Winners List
Arthur Gordon Linkletter (born Arthur Gordon Kelly or Gordon Arthur Kelley (sources differ), July 17, 1912 – May 26, 2010) was a Canadian-born American radio and television personality. He was ...more
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Barack Obama is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album Winners List
Barack Hussein Obama II ( (listen); born August 4, 1961) is an American attorney and politician who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. A member of the ...more
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Beau Bridges is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album Winners List
Lloyd Vernet "Beau" Bridges III (born December 9, 1941) is an American actor and director. He is a three-time Emmy, two-time Golden Globe and one-time Grammy Award winner, as well as a ...more
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Ben Kingsley is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album Winners List
Sir Ben Kingsley (born Krishna Pandit Bhanji; 31 December 1943) is an English actor with a career spanning over 50 years. He has won an Oscar, a Grammy, a BAFTA, two Golden Globes, and a Screen ...more
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Betty White is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album Winners List
Betty Marion White Ludden (born January 17, 1922) is an American actress and comedian, with the longest television career of any entertainer, spanning 80 years. Regarded as a pioneer of ...more
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Bill Clinton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album Winners List
William Jefferson Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III; August 19, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 42nd president of the United States from 1993 to 2001. Prior to the ...more
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Blair Underwood is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album Winners List
Blair Erwin Underwood (born August 25, 1964) is an American television, film, and stage actor and director. He played attorney Jonathan Rollins on the NBC legal drama L.A. Law for seven years. ...more
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Bruce Botnick is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album Winners List
Bruce Botnick (born 1945) is an American audio engineer and record producer, best known for his work with The Doors, The Beach Boys, and Love.
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Carl Perkins is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album Winners List
Carl Lee Perkins (April 9, 1932 – January 19, 1998) was an American singer-songwriter who recorded most notably at the Sun Studio, in Memphis, beginning in 1954. Amongst his best-known songs are ...more
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Carl Sandburg is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album Winners List
Carl August Sandburg (January 6, 1878 – July 22, 1967) was an American poet, biographer, journalist, and editor. He won three Pulitzer Prizes: two for his poetry and one for his biography of ...more
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Charles B. Potter is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album Winners List
Charles B. Potter
Charles B. Potter is a record producer.
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Charles de Montebello is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album Winners List
Charles de Montebello is a mixing engineer.
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Charles Kuralt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album Winners List
Charles Bishop Kuralt (September 10, 1934 – July 4, 1997) was an American journalist. He is most widely known for his long career with CBS, first for his "On the Road" segments on The ...more
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Charles Laughton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album Winners List
Charles Laughton (1 July 1899 – 15 December 1962) was an English stage and film actor. Laughton was trained in London at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and first appeared professionally on ...more
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Chips Moman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album Winners List
Lincoln Wayne "Chips" Moman (June 12, 1937 – June 13, 2016) was an American record producer, guitarist, and Grammy Award-winning songwriter. In the 1960s, Moman worked for Stax Records ...more
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Christopher Reeve is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album Winners List
Christopher D'Olier Reeve (September 25, 1952 – October 10, 2004) was an American actor who played DC comic book superhero Superman, beginning with the acclaimed Superman (1978), for which he ...more
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Cynthia Nixon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album Winners List
Cynthia Ellen Nixon (born April 9, 1966) is an American actor and activist. For her portrayal of Miranda Hobbes in the HBO series Sex and the City (1998–2004), Nixon won the 2004 Primetime Emmy ...more
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Daniel Zitt is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album Winners List
Daniel Zitt
Daniel Zitt is the director of Audio Production at Random House.
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Johnny Cash is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album Winners List
John R. "Johnny" Cash (born J. R. Cash; February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor, and author. He is one of the best-selling music ...more
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David Javerbaum is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album Winners List
David Adam Javerbaum (born 1971) is an American comedy writer. Javerbaum has won 13 Emmy Awards in his career, 11 of which he received for his work on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He runs ...more
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Diane Linkletter is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album Winners List
Diane Linkletter (October 31, 1948 – October 4, 1969) was the daughter and youngest child of popular American media personality Art Linkletter, and his wife Lois Foerster. In 1969, she ...more
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Dudley Moore is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album Winners List
Dudley Stuart John Moore, CBE (19 April 1935 – 27 March 2002) was an English actor, comedian, musician and composer. Moore first came to prominence in the UK as one of the four writer-performers ...more
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Edward Albee is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album Winners List
Edward Franklin Albee III ( AWL-bee; March 12, 1928 – September 16, 2016) was an American playwright known for works such as The Zoo Story (1958), The Sandbox (1959), Who's Afraid of Virginia ...more
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Edward R. Murrow is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album Winners List
Edward Roscoe Murrow (born Egbert Roscoe Murrow; April 25, 1908 – April 27, 1965) was an American broadcast journalist and war correspondent. He first gained prominence during World War II with ...more