Award Shows December 05, 2014 Joan Rivers Receives Posthumous Grammy Nomination! Late comedian Joan Rivers could win a posthumous Grammy. Rivers' received a nod for Best Spoken Word Album for her audio book “Diary of a Mad Diva.” Her daughter Melissa tweeted the happy news, saying, “I am beyond excited for my mother! @theGRAMMYs Best Spoken Word nominee @Joan_Rivers.” Other nominees in the category include James Franco, Jimmy Carter, John Waters, Elizabeth Warren and Gloria Gaynor. The legendary comic won a Grammy in 1984 for Best Comedy Album. Click here for more Grammy nominations! #AwardShows #GrammyAwards #JoanRivers #TrendingStories More A Very Grammy Day! Find Out Who Has Been Nominated It's Official! Kathy Griffin to Replace Joan Rivers as 'Fashion Police' Host Jennifer Lopez Brings Back THAT Barely There Grammys Dress… As a Jumpsuit?!