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Grammy Awards for Spoken Word
Grammy Awards are given by the Recording Academy's voting membership to honor excellence in the recording arts and sciences. They are awarded by and to artists and technical professionals for artistic or technical achievement.

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2016  In Such Good Company: Eleven Years Of Laughter, Mayhem, And Fun In The Sandbox - Carol Burnett (announced February 2017)

2015  A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety - Jimmy Carter

2014  Diary of a Mad Diva - Joan Rivers

2013  America Again: Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't - Stephen Colbett

2012  Society's Child: My Autobiography - Janis Ian (awarded February 10, 2013)
2011  If You Ask Me (And Of Course You Won't) - Betty White


2010  The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Presents Earth

2009  Always Looking Up - Michael J. Fox  
2008  An Inconvenient Truth - Al Gore, read by Beau Bridges, Cynthia Nixon and Blair Underwood
2007  The Audacity Of Hope: Thoughts On Reclaiming The American Dream - Barack Obama
2006  (tie)  Our Endangered Values: America's Moral Crisis - Jimmy Carter
                 With Ossie and Ruby: In This Life Together - Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis
2005  Dreams From My Father - Senator Barack Obama
2004  My Life - Bill Clinton
2003  Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair And Balanced Look at the Right - Al Franken
2002  A Song Flung Up to Heaven - Maya Angelou
2001  Q: The Autobiography of Quincy Jones - Quincy Jones
2000  The Measure of a Man - Sidney Poitier


1999  The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr.- LeVar Burton with Martin Luther King, Jr.
1998  Still Me - Christopher Reeve
1997  Charles Kuralt's Spring - Charles Kuralt
1996  It Takes A Village - Hillary Rodham Clinton


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