Joan Rivers wins posthumous Grammy award

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The Grammy for Best Spoken World Album has been awarded posthumously to Joan Rivers.

The late comedienne, who died from complications due to surgery in September, was given the award at Sunday night’s Grammy Awards for the audio version of her 2014 memoir, “Diary of a Mad Diva.”

Rivers’ album defeated James Franco (“Actors Anonymous”), Jimmy Carter (“A Call To Action”), John Waters (“Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America”) and Elizabeth Warren (“A Fighting Chance”) for the award.

The album captures her narration of her twelfth book, which includes her musings about her everyday life.