Former US First Lady Michelle Obama won a Grammy for the best-spoken word album for “Becoming”, her best-selling memoir, during the awards ceremony’s pre-show. Also Read - Michelle Obama Celebrates 56th Birthday But Not Without Barack Obama Sharing The Cutest Photo Booth Pics!

“Becoming” was read by Obama in the audiobook. Also Read - Michelle Obama makes surprise Grammys appearance to support host Alicia Keys

She was nominated alongside artistes including Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz, reports Hollywood Reporter. Also Read - Michelle Obama tops Hillary Clinton as America's most admired woman

It was Obama’s first Grammy win. She was previously nominated for “American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America” in 2013.

Obama has joined a list of political winners in the Grammy category including Hillary Clinton, a fellow former first lady, as well as three US Presidents — Jimmy Carter (who won the award three times), Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, along with spoken recordings of John F. Kennedy and Franklin D. Roosevelt.