MSNBC host Rachel Maddow was awarded a Grammy on Sunday for Best Spoken Word Album for her audiobook recording of her book Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth.
The Grammys Award Twitter account posted on Sunday, “Congrats Best Spoken Word Album winner – ‘BLOWOUT: CORRUPTED DEMOCRACY, ROGUE STATE RUSSIA, AND THE RICHEST, MOST DESTRUCTIVE INDUSTRY ON EARTH’ [Rachel Maddow].”
— Recording Academy / GRAMMYs (@RecordingAcad) March 14, 2021
Shortly after, Maddow tweeted, “wait, what?”
— Rachel Maddow MSNBC (@maddow) March 14, 2021
“That is exactly what it sounded like in the car when Susan and I heard. We scared the dog awake,” she responded shortly after to a fan who tweeted, “HA! WHOA! WOW!!!”
That is exactly what it sounded like in the car when Susan and I heard. We scared the dog awake. https://t.co/Mw0TUx6Wfo
— Rachel Maddow MSNBC (@maddow) March 14, 2021
Breitbart reports :
Maddow’s book focuses on “the greed and incompetence of Big Oil and Gas,” and suggests that “the Russian government hacked the 2016 U.S. election” — a talking point used by Democrats to question the legitimacy of Donald Trump’s election in 2016.
Other nominees alongside for the Best Spoken Word Album category included Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Flea for Acid For The Children: A Memoir, former Jeopardy! contestant Ken Jennings for Alex Trebek – The Answer Is…, journalist Ronan Farrow for Catch And Kill, and an audiobook of E.B. White’s classic children’s novel, Charlotte’s Web, narrated by Meryl Streep.
Former President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle Obama, Jimmy Carter, Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, and Kathy Griffin are among those who have also won a Grammy in the Best Spoken Word Album category.
Seems like anyone could win a Grammy these days as long as they hate Conservatives and Donald Trump.
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