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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Mikael Gorbachev, Bill Clinton and Sophia Loren
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Mikael Gorbachev, Bill Clinton and Sophia Loren

The Grammys love Prokofiev's children's tale Peter and the Wolf (Patrick Stewart won an award in for his narration in 1996). But you haven't really heard the composition that taught you what a bassoon sounds like until you've heard it told by two great world leaders — oh, and Bill Clinton too. Their 2004 version trounced Harry Potter and took home an award for Best Spoken Word Album for Children. The upcoming Putin/Bush/Angie Dickinson version is an early frontrunner for 2016.

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