Carrie Fisher Wins Grammy For ‘Princess Diarist’
The late Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher was awarded a posthumous GRAMMY Award for Best Spoken Word Album, for her narration her 2016 memoir, The Princess Diarist. The audiobook was published by Penguin Audio, an imprint of Penguin Random House Audio.
Fisher beat out Bruce Springsteen, Bernie Sanders, and Neil deGrasse Tyson to earn her first GRAMMY win. She was nominated in 2009 for her memoir Wishful Drinking. Fisher recorded The Princess Diarist shortly before her passing along with her daughter Billie Lourd, who narrated the diary entries featured in the book.