Carrie Fisher wins posthumous Grammy award at pre-show ceremony

As the stars collected to celebrate the 60th Yearly Grammy Awards, the pre-show wedding ceremony was dishing out awards for some of the industry’ s heavy hitters. Among them was the late Carrie Fisher, who ended up the posthumous champion of her first Grammy.

Fisher was quietly awarded the reward for best spoken word album on her audiobook recording of “ The particular Princess Diarist. ” The story requires entries from her diaries that will she kept during her period filming the first “ Star Wars” film, “ A New Hope, ” in 1977.

The book was your star’ s fourth and final, having come out just five several weeks before her death at age sixty in December 2016. As previously reported , Fisher died of a heart attack during a tour to promote the memoir.

Fisher won the award beating out there Neil deGrasse Tyson, Bruce Springsteen, Shelly Peiken, Bernie Sanders plus Mark Ruffalo for their respective audiobook nominations. This isn’ t the 1st time that the “ Star Wars” celebrity has been nominated for a Grammy. Last year she was nominated in the exact same category for her memoir that grew to become a one-woman-show, “ Wishful Consuming. ” Her posthumous 2018 earn, though, is her first.

The pre-show those who win were announced before the main show, which finds by itself in New York once again for the first time within 15 years.