Award Winners 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 comedian, writer, producer, author, and politician 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 "Art" Linkletter was a Canadian-born American radio and television personality. He was the host of House Party, which ran on CBS radio and television for 25 years, and ...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 (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from 2009 to 2017. The first African American to assume 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 is an American actor and director. He is a three-time Emmy-, two-time Golden Globe- and one-time Grammy Award winner. He is also a two-time Screen ...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 is an English actor. In a career spanning over 40 years, he has won an Oscar, Grammy, BAFTA, two Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild awards. He is known for his starring role ...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 White Ludden, known professionally as Betty White, is an American actress, comedienne, author, producer, radio host, singer, and television personality. In 2013, the Guinness World Records ...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 "Bill" Clinton is an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001. Previously, he served as Governor of Arkansas from ...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 is an American television, film, and stage actor and director. He played headstrong attorney Jonathan Rollins on the NBC legal drama L.A. Law for seven years. He has ...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 is an American audio engineer and record producer, best known for his work with The Doors, and with Love. He engineered Love's first two albums, and co-produced their third album, ...more

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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 was an American singer-songwriter who recorded most notably at Sun Records Studio in Memphis, Tennessee, beginning in 1954. His best-known song is "Blue Suede Shoes". ...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 was an American poet, writer, and editor who won three Pulitzer Prizes, two for his poetry and one for his biography of Abraham Lincoln. During his lifetime, Sandburg was ...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 Kuralt was an American journalist. He was most widely known for his long career with CBS, first for his "On the Road" segments on The CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite, and ...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 was an English stage and film actor and director. Laughton was trained in London at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and first appeared professionally on the stage in 1926. In ...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 is an American record producer, guitarist, and songwriter. As a record producer, Moman is known for recording Elvis Presley, Bobby Womack, Carla Thomas, and ...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 was an American actor, film director, producer, screenwriter, author, and activist. He achieved stardom for his acting achievements, in particular his motion picture ...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 is an American actress, best known for her portrayal of Miranda Hobbes. She has won two Emmy Awards, a Grammy Award and a Tony Award. Nixon began her acting career in 1979 in ...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 was a singer-songwriter, actor, and author, widely considered one of the most influential American musicians of the 20th century. Although primarily remembered as ...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 Javerbaum is a 13-time Emmy-winning American comedy writer. As of 2015 he works as a producer for The Late Late Show with James Corden on CBS and runs the popular Twitter account ...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 was the daughter and youngest child of popular American media personality Art Linkletter, and his wife Lois Foerster. She was 20 years old when she committed suicide in 1969.

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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 was an English actor, comedian, musician and composer. Moore first came to prominence in the UK as one of the four writer-performers in the comedy revue Beyond the ...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 is an American playwright who is known for works such as The Zoo Story, The Sandbox, and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. His works are considered well-crafted, often ...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 R. Murrow KBE was an American broadcast journalist. He first came to prominence with a series of radio news broadcasts during WWII, which were followed by millions of listeners in the ...more