No Grammy for Sanders

Kelvin Reese
January 31, 2018

Fisher beat out other luminaries Neil deGrasse Tyson, Bruce Springsteen, Bernie Sanders And Mark Ruffalo, and Shelly Peiken. The Disney-owned Lucasfilm made the rare foray into the world of “Star Wars” speculation Friday, Jan. 13, 2017 by issuing the statement denying any plans to digitize Fisher, who died December 27. Moviegoers around the world continue to mourn the loss, while also celebrating Fisher's stellar career. She meant a lot to fans as a sci-fi Princess-General. "It's been 40 years", Fisher said before the book's release.

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Star Wars icon Carrie Fisher, who passed away in 2016, has added one more item to her list of accomplishments: a Grammy Award.

During the show, the Jewish actor and singer Ben Platt performed a touching tribute to 21-time Grammy victor Leonard Bernstein.

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The Recording Academy made the announcement today during their premiere ceremony that takes place before the main event. Her final film performance was in the latest Star Wars film, Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

The Grammy Awards 2018 air live on CBS on Sunday, January 28, at 7:30 p.m. ET.

In 2010. Fisher was nominated for the same award for her audiobook version of her 2009 memoir "Wishful Drinking", but the award went to Michael J. Fox for "Always Looking Up: Adventures of An Incurable Optimist". Her beloved "space twin" Mark Hamill was quick to celebrate the victory on social media, and he likely won't be alone in commemorating Fisher's accomplishment.

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