At the pre-telecast ceremony in Las Vegas on Sunday (April 3), actor Cheadle won for his narration of Carry On: Reflections For A New Generation From John Lewis, a collection of final reflections and words of wisdom from the late congressman and civil rights champion.
Meanwhile, former US president Obama was nominated for his memoir A Promised Land and Chappelle was nominated for his YouTube special 8:46, about violence against African Americans.
The other nominees in the category included LeVar Burton for Aftermath and J. Ivy for Catching Dreams: Live At Fort Knox Chicago.
This is not Cheadle’s first Grammy Award. He previously won in 2016 for producing the compilation soundtrack for his Miles Davis biopic Miles Ahead.
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