Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album

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Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album
A gold gramophone trophy with a plaque set on a table
Gilded gramophone trophy presented to Grammy Award winners
Awarded forquality spoken word albums
CountryUnited States
Presented byNational Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences
First awarded1959
Currently held byRachel Maddow, Blowout (2021)
Websitegrammy.com

The Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album has been awarded since 1959. The award has had several minor name changes:

  • In 1959 the award was known as Best Performance, Documentary or Spoken Word
  • From 1960 to 1961 it was awarded as Best Performance – Documentary or Spoken Word (other than comedy)
  • From 1962 to 1963 it was awarded as Best Documentary or Spoken Word Recording (other than comedy)
  • From 1964 to 1965 it was awarded as Best Documentary, Spoken Word or Drama Recording (other than comedy)
  • In 1966 it was awarded as Best Spoken Word or Drama Recording
  • From 1967 to 1968 it was awarded as Best Spoken Word, Documentary or Drama Recording
  • From 1969 to 1979 it was awarded as Best Spoken Word Recording
  • From 1980 to 1983 it returned to the title of Best Spoken Word, Documentary or Drama Recording
  • From 1984 to 1991 it was awarded as Best Spoken Word or Non-Musical Recording
  • From 1992 to 1997 it was awarded as Best Spoken Word or Non-Musical Album
  • Since 1998 it has been awarded as Best Spoken Word Album

The category now also includes audio books, poetry readings and story telling.

Three US Presidents have won the award: Jimmy Carter (who has won the award three times), Bill Clinton and Barack Obama (who has won the award twice), along with spoken recordings of John F. Kennedy and Franklin D. Roosevelt. Four U.S. Senators have won: Barack Obama, Everett Dirksen, Al Franken (won prior to his election), and Hillary Clinton (won when she was First Lady). First Lady Michelle Obama has also won the award after she was First Lady.

Years reflect the year in which the Grammy Awards were handed out, for a recording released in the previous year. Winners are indicated in boldface.

1950s[edit]

Year Work Artist(s)
1959
[1]
The Best of the Stan Freberg Shows Stan Freberg
Great American Speeches Melvyn Douglas, Vincent Price, Carl Sandburg, & Ed Begley
Green Christmas Stan Freberg
Improvisations to Music Elaine May & Mike Nichols

1960s[edit]

Year Work Artist(s)
1960
[2]
A Lincoln Portrait Carl Sandburg
Ages of Man John Gielgud
Mark Twain Tonight Hal Holbrook
Basil Rathbone Reads Sherlock Holmes Basil Rathbone
New York Taxi Driver Tony Schwartz
1961
[3]
FDR Speaks Robert Bialek
Voices of the Twentieth Century Henry Fonda
Ages of Man, Vol. 2 (One Man in His Time) John Gielgud
J.B. Archibald MacLeish
1962
[4]
Humor in Music Leonard Bernstein
More of Hal Holbrook in Mark Twain Tonight! Hal Holbrook
The World of Dorothy Parker Dorothy Parker
Wisdom, Vol. 1 Carl Sandburg, Harlow Shapley, Jawaharlal Nehru & Jacques Lipchitz
The Coming of Christ Alexander Scourby
1963
[5]
The Story-Teller ... A Session with Charles Laughton Charles Laughton
Carl Sandburg Reading His Poetry Carl Sandburg
Enoch Arden Claude Rains & Glenn Gould
This Is My Beloved Laurence Harvey
Mama Sang a Song Stan Kenton
1964
[6]
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Melinda Dillon, George Grizzard, Uta Hagen & Arthur Hill
Brecht on Brecht Dane Clark, Anne Jackson, Lotte Lenya & Viveca Lindfors
We Shall Overcome (The March on Washington, August 28, 1963) Martin Luther King Jr. with Joan Baez, Marian Anderson, Odetta, Rabbi Joachim Prinz & Bob Dylan
The Badmen Goddard Lieberson, Pete Seeger, & others
John F. Kennedy – The Presidential Years Norman Weiser & David Teig
1965
[7]
BBC Tribute to John F. Kennedy That Was the Week That Was Cast
Hamlet Richard Burton, Hume Cronyn, John Gielgud, Alfred Drake, George Voskovec, Eileen Herlie, William Redfield & George Ross
Dialogue Highlights from Becket Richard Burton & Peter O'Toole
Dylan Alec Guinness & Kate Reid
The Kennedy Wit John F. Kennedy, David Brinkley & Adlai Stevenson
1966
[8]
John F. Kennedy: As We Remember Him Goddard Lieberson, producer
A Personal Choice Alec Guinness
A Time to Keep: '64 Chet Huntley & David Brinkley
Much Ado About Nothing National Theatre of Great Britain
The Voice of the Uncommon Man Adlai Stevenson
The Brontes Margaret Webster
1967
[9]
Edward R. Murrow: A Reporter Remembers, Vol. I – The War Years Edward R. Murrow
Death of a Salesman Lee J. Cobb & Mildred Dunnock
Day for Decision Johnny Sea
History Repeats Itself Buddy Starcher
1968
[10]
Gallant Men Everett Dirksen
Poems of James Dickey James Dickey
Mark Twain Tonight, Vol. 3 Hal Holbrook
The Balcony Patrick Magee & Cyril Cusack
The Earth Rod McKuen
A Man For All Seasons Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller & Robert Shaw
An Open Letter to My Teenage Son Victor Lundberg
1969
[11]
Lonesome Cities Rod McKuen
I Have a Dream Martin Luther King Jr.
Murder in the Cathedral Paul Scofield
The Canterbury Pilgrims Martin Starkie

1970s[edit]

Year Work Artist(s)
1970
[12]
We Love You, Call Collect Art Linkletter & Diane Linkletter
Man on the Moon Walter Cronkite
The Great White Hope James Earl Jones
1971
[13]
Why I Oppose the War in Vietnam Martin Luther King Jr.
Poems and Ballads from 100-Plus American Poets Ambrose, Dryden, Hecht, Molloy, Carawan, La Farge & Seeger
In the Beginning Apollo 8, 11 & 12 Astronauts, John F. Kennedy & Richard Nixon
Grover Henson Feels Forgotten Bill Cosby
Everett Dirksen's America Everett Dirksen
1972
[14]
Desiderata Les Crane
Hamlet (a Hallmark Hall of Fame presentation) Richard Chamberlain
I Can Hear It Now/The Sixties Walter Cronkite
Long Day's Journey Into Night Stacy Keach, Robert Ryan & Geraldine Fitzgerald
Will Rogers' USA James Whitmore
1973
[15]
Lenny The Original Broadway Cast
Angela Davis Speaks Angela Davis
The Word Rod McKuen
Yevtushenko Yevgeny Yevtushenko
1974
[16]
Jonathan Livingston Seagull Richard Harris
Songs and Conversations Billie Holiday
Witches, Ghosts and Goblins Vincent Price
Slaughterhouse Five Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
America, Why I Love Her John Wayne
1975
[17]
Good Evening Peter Cook & Dudley Moore
Senator Sam at Home Sam Ervin
Autumn Rod McKuen
An Ear to the Sounds of Our History Eric Sevareid
1976
[18]
Give 'em Hell, Harry! James Whitmore
Talk About America Alistair Cooke
The Prophet Richard Harris
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman Claudia McNeil
To Kill a Mockingbird Maureen Stapleton
Immortal Sherlock Holmes (Mercury Theatre on the Air) Orson Welles
1977
[19]
Great American Documents Henry Fonda, Helen Hayes, James Earl Jones & Orson Welles
Fahrenheit 451 Ray Bradbury
The Old Man and the Sea Charlton Heston
A Tale of Two Cities James Mason
Foundation: The Psychohistorians William Shatner
1978
[20]
The Belle of Amherst Julie Harris
Alex Haley Tells the Story of His Search for Roots Alex Haley
For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow Is Enuf Original Cast & Ntozake Shange
The Silmarillion Christopher Tolkien
The Truman Tapes Harry Truman & Ben Gradus
1979
[21]
Citizen Kane (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Orson Welles
Wuthering Heights Judith Anderson, Claire Bloom, James Mason, George Rose & Gordon Gould
The Grapes of Wrath Henry Fonda
The Nixon Interviews with David Frost Richard Nixon & David Frost
Roots (Original Television Soundtrack) Various Artists

1980s[edit]

Year Work Artist(s)
1980
[22]
Ages of Man (Readings from Shakespeare) John Gielgud
The Ox-Bow Incident Henry Fonda
An American Prayer Jim Morrison
Stare with Your Ears Ken Nordine
Apocalypse Now (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Various Artists
Orson Welles & Helen Hayes at Their Best Orson Welles & Helen Hayes
1981
[23]
Gertrude Stein, Gertrude Stein, Gertrude Stein Pat Carroll
I Sing Because I'm Happy, Vols. 1 and 2 Mahalia Jackson
Adventures of Luke Skywalker: The Empire Strikes Back Original Cast
Obediently Yours Orson Welles
James Thurber: A Curb In The Sky And Other Stories Peter Ustinov
1982
[24]
Donovan's Brain Orson Welles
Justice Holmes' Decisions E. G. Marshall
Vladimir Nabokov: Lolita James Mason
The McCartney Interview Paul McCartney & Vic Garbarini
'Twas the Night Before Christmas (from Christmas with Friends, featuring Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, and Tommy Newsom) Ed McMahon
1983
[25]
Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Movie on Record Tom Voegeli
Charles Dickens' Nicholas Nickleby Roger Rees
Foundation's Edge Isaac Asimov
No Man's Land John Gielgud & Ralph Richardson
2010: Odyssey Two Arthur C. Clarke
1984
[26]
Copland: Lincoln Portrait William Warfield
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Home Computers Steve Allen & Jayne Meadows
Jane Fonda's Workout Record for Pregnancy, Birth and Recovery Jane Fonda & Femmy De Lyser
Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats John Gielgud & Irene Worth
1985
[27]
The Words of Gandhi Ben Kingsley
The Real Thing (Broadway Cast) Jeremy Irons & Glenn Close
Our Time Has Come Jesse Jackson
Heart Play (Unfinished Dialogue) John Lennon & Yoko Ono
1986
[28]
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Mike Berniker, producer & the Broadway cast
Catch-22 Alan Arkin
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Dick Cavett
The Spy Who Came in from the Cold John le Carré
Zuckerman Bound Philip Roth
1987
[29]
Interviews from the Class of '55 Recording Sessions Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chips Moman, Ricky Nelson, Roy Orbison, Carl Perkins & Sam Phillips
Interview with the Vampire F. Murray Abraham
The Stories of Ray Bradbury Ray Bradbury
Hardheaded Boys Bill Cosby
Gulliver (composed by Patrick Williams) John Gielgud
1988
[30]
Lake Wobegon Days Garrison Keillor
Lauren Bacall by Myself Lauren Bacall
"Lincoln Portrait" (from Aaron Copland: Lincoln Portrait and Other Works by Erich Kunzel and the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra) Katharine Hepburn
Whales Alive Leonard Nimoy
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home Leonard Nimoy & George Takei
1989
[31]
"Speech by Rev. Jesse Jackson, July 27"
(from One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism)
Jesse Jackson
The Screwtape Letters John Cleese
A Christmas Carol John Gielgud
A Prairie Home Companion: The 2nd Annual Farewell Performance Garrison Keillor & Various Artists
Winters' Tale Jonathan Winters

1990s[edit]

Year Work Artist(s)
1990
[32]
It's Always Something Gilda Radner
I Want to Grow Hair, I Want to Grow Up, I Want to Go to Boise Erma Bombeck
All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten Robert Fulghum
Sir John Gielgud Reads Alice in Wonderland John Gielgud
The War of the Worlds 50th Anniversary Production Jason Robards, Steve Allen, Douglas Edwards & Cast
1991
[33]
Gracie: A Love Story George Burns
A Prairie Home Companion: The 4th Annual Farewell Performance Garrison Keillor
Profiles in Courage John F. Kennedy Jr.
"Diane..." The Twin Peaks Tapes of Agent Cooper Kyle MacLachlan
Jimmy Stewart and His Poems Jimmy Stewart
1992
[34]
The Civil War Ken Burns
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Douglas Adams
Me: Stories of My Life Katharine Hepburn
A Life on the Road Charles Kuralt
1993
[35]
What You Can Do to Avoid AIDS Earvin "Magic" Johnson & Robert O'Keefe
Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe Fannie Flagg
Stories Garrison Keillor
Devout Catalyst Ken Nordine
A Christmas Carol Patrick Stewart
This Is Orson Welles Orson Welles & Peter Bogdanovich
1994
[36]
On the Pulse of Morning Maya Angelou
Miles: The Autobiography Levar Burton
Bound for Glory Arlo Guthrie
Mr. and Mrs. Bridge Paul Newman & Joanne Woodward
Howards End Emma Thompson
1995
[37]
Get in the Van: On the Road with Black Flag Henry Rollins
Hamlet Kenneth Branagh & the Renaissance Theatre Company
Baseball Ken Burns
Schindler's List Ben Kingsley
The Bible (The New Testament) Gregory Peck
1996
[38]
Phenomenal Woman Maya Angelou
Long Walk to Freedom Danny Glover
Guy Noir: Radio Private Eye Garrison Keillor
I Am Spock Leonard Nimoy
1997
[39]
It Takes a Village Hillary Clinton
Grow Old Along with Me, the Best Is Yet to Be Ed Asner, Ellen Burstyn, C. C. H. Pounder & Alfre Woodard
Harry S Truman: A Journey to Independence Lauren Bacall, Martin Landau, Jack Lemmon & Gregory Peck
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Garrison Keillor
Charles Kuralt's America Charles Kuralt
1998
[40]
Charles Kuralt's Spring Charles Kuralt
Even the Stars Look Lonesome Maya Angelou
Living Faith Jimmy Carter
A Reporter's Life Walter Cronkite
Contact Jodie Foster
1999
[41]
Still Me Christopher Reeve
The Virtues of Aging Jimmy Carter
Spiders in the Hairdo: Modern Urban Legends David Holt & Bill Mooney
Wobegon Boy Garrison Keillor
Beloved Toni Morrison

2000s[edit]

Year Work Artist(s)
2000
The Autobiography of Martin Luther King Jr. LeVar Burton
The Chieftains: The Unauthorized Biography Nanci Griffith
Merle Haggard's My House of Memories Merle Haggard
'Tis Frank McCourt
The Diaries of Adam & Eve: Translated by Mark Twain Mandy Patinkin & Betty Buckley with Walter Cronkite
2001
The Measure of a Man Sidney Poitier
On the Road Matt Dillon
Shopgirl Steve Martin
Married to Laughter: A Love Story Jerry Stiller & Anne Meara
The Complete Shakespeare Sonnets Various artists including Kathleen Turner, Patrick Stewart & Al Pacino
2002
Q: The Autobiography of Quincy Jones Quincy Jones
An Hour Before Sunlight Jimmy Carter
Lake Wobegon Summer 1956 Garrison Keillor
Letters from the Earth: Uncensored Writings by Mark Twain Carl Reiner
War Letters: Extraordinary Correspondence from American Wars Various artists including Rob Lowe, Noah Wyle, Joan Allen & Tom Brokaw and narrator Harry Smith
2003
A Song Flung Up to Heaven Maya Angelou
The Great Gatsby Tim Robbins
The Kid Stays in the Picture Robert Evans
Lucky Man Michael J. Fox
Nothing Is Impossible Christopher Reeve
2004
Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them Al Franken
Fear Itself Don Cheadle
Living History Hillary Clinton
The Nikki Giovanni Poetry Collection Nikki Giovanni
When You Ride Alone You Ride with bin Laden Bill Maher
2005
My Life Bill Clinton
The World According to Mr. Rogers Tyne Daly, John Lithgow, Joanne Rogers, Lily Tomlin & Andre Watts
Live & Kickin' at the National Storytelling Festival David Holt & Zeb Holt
The Pleasure of My Company Steve Martin
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim David Sedaris
2006
Dreams from My Father Barack Obama
When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops? George Carlin
The Al Franken Show Party Album Al Franken
The Adventures of Guy Noir Garrison Keillor
Chronicles: Volume One Sean Penn
2007
Our Endangered Values Jimmy Carter
Ossie and Ruby Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee
The Truth (with Jokes) Al Franken
New Rules: Polite Musings from a Timid Observer Bill Maher
I Shouldn't Even Be Doing This! Bob Newhart
2008
The Audacity of Hope Barack Obama
Celebrations Maya Angelou
Giving Bill Clinton
Sunday Mornings in Plains Jimmy Carter
Things I Overheard While Talking to Myself Alan Alda
2009
An Inconvenient Truth Beau Bridges, Cynthia Nixon, and Blair Underwood
Born Standing Up Steve Martin
I Am America (and So Can You!) Stephen Colbert and The Colbert Report cast
Life Beyond Measure Sidney Poitier
When You Are Engulfed in Flames David Sedaris

2010s[edit]

Year Work Artist(s)
2010
Always Looking Up Michael J. Fox
Dashiell Hammett's The Maltese Falcon Yuri Rasovsky & Josh Stanton
The Lincoln–Douglas Debates Richard Dreyfuss & David Strathairn
A Very Special Time Jonathan Winters
We Can Have Peace in the Holy Land Jimmy Carter
Wishful Drinking Carrie Fisher
2011
Earth (The Audiobook) Jon Stewart and The Daily Show Staff
American on Purpose Craig Ferguson
The Bedwetter Sarah Silverman
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Future Michael J. Fox
This Time Together Carol Burnett
The Woody Allen Collection Woody Allen
2012
If You Ask Me (and of Course You Won't) Betty White
Bossypants Tina Fey
Fab Fan Memories: The Beatles Bond Nathan Burbank, Bryan Cumming, Dennis Scott & David Toledo
Hamlet Dan Donohue & the Oregon Shakespeare Festival cast
The Mark of Zorro Val Kilmer & the Hollywood Theater of the Ear Cast
2013
Society's Child Janis Ian
American Grown Scott Creswell & Dan Zitt
Back to Work Bill Clinton
Drift Rachel Maddow
Seriously... I'm Kidding Ellen DeGeneres
2014
America Again: Re-becoming The Greatness We Never Weren't Stephen Colbert
Carrie and Me Carol Burnett
Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls David Sedaris
Still Foolin' Em Billy Crystal
The Storm King Pete Seeger
2015
Diary of a Mad Diva Joan Rivers
Actors Anonymous James Franco
A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power Jimmy Carter
Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America John Waters
A Fighting Chance Elizabeth Warren
We Will Survive: True Stories of Encouragement, Inspiration and the Power of Song Gloria Gaynor
2016
A Full Life: Reflections at 90 Jimmy Carter
Blood on Snow Patti Smith
Brief Encounters: Conversations, Magic Moments and Assorted Hijinks Dick Cavett
Patience and Sarah Janis Ian & Jean Smart
Yes Please Amy Poehler
2017
[42]
In Such Good Company: Eleven Years of Laughter, Mayhem, and Fun in the Sandbox Carol Burnett
The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo Amy Schumer
M Train Patti Smith
Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink Elvis Costello
Under the Big Black Sun: A Personal History of L.A. Punk Various Artists
2018
[43]
The Princess Diarist Carrie Fisher
Born to Run Bruce Springsteen
Confessions of a Serial Songwriter Shelly Peiken
Our Revolution: A Future to Believe In Bernie Sanders & Mark Ruffalo
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry Neil deGrasse Tyson
2019
[44]
Faith: A Journey for All Jimmy Carter
Accessory to War Courtney B. Vance
Calypso David Sedaris
Creative Quest Questlove
The Last Black Unicorn Tiffany Haddish

2020s[edit]

Year Winner(s) Work Nominees Ref.
2020 Michelle Obama Becoming
  • The Beastie Boys Book - Michael Diamond, Adam Horovitz, Scott Sherratt & Dan Zitt (producers)
  • Catatonia: 20 Years as a Two-Time Cancer Survivor - Eric Alexandrakis
  • Mr Know-it-All - John Waters
  • Sekou Andrews & the String Theory - Sekou Andrews & the String Theory
2021 Rachel Maddow Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russie and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth
2022 Winner TBA on 31 January 2022 [45]

See also[edit]

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