Actress Carrie Fisher, who died almost one year ago, is up for a Grammy Award for her 2016 memoir “The Princess Diarist,” which is nominated for Best Spoken Word Album.
Gold Derby reports that Fisher, best remembered for playing Princess Leia in the “Star Wars” movies, is the 14th posthumous nominee in the category, and could become the ninth person to win the award in the category posthumously. The category was introduced in 1959.
Fisher died Dec. 27, 2016, at age 60 after suffering cardiac arrest.
Here’s an excerpt from the audio book “The Princess Diarist,” read by Fisher …