20 People You Won't Believe Have Grammys

Politicians, actors, athletes and Baha Men who have surprisingly won on Music's Biggest Night

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Barack Obama
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Barack Obama

Had the POTUS gig not worked out, Obama might have settled into an alternate career as a perennial Grammy winner — sort of the Alison Krauss of the U.S. Senate — taking home the trophy for Best Spoken Word Album in 2006 (Dreams of My Father) and 2008 (The Audacity of Hope). But it sure was a lousy decision to let Bill Ayers accept the award for him in '06.

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