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Janis Ian
Surprise: Janis Ian
Ian scored a huge upset when her Society’s Child: My Autobiography won Best Spoken Word Album, beating Bill Clinton and the books-on-tape edition of a book by Michelle Obama, as well as Rachel Maddow and Ellen DeGeneres. In picking up the award, Ian got off the best line of the night: “I keep thinking this is the punch-line to a joke that begins, ‘An ex-President, a First Lady and three lesbians walk into a bar…”

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