John Legend Becomes youngest EGOT Winner Ever

HipHop News Posted on September 10, 2018 at 5:25am

John Legend Becomes youngest EGOT Winner Ever

The legend joined the rare club for an Emmy award on Sunday (September 9).

Los Angeles, CA – John Legend has entered the elite of the entertainment company with their latest achievement.

The legend won an Emmy award in the year 2018 Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday (September 9). The acclaimed singer of cattle for the production of jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, which aired on NBC in the month of April.

Thanks to his Emmy win, the Legend is now the youngest EGOT winner in history. EGOT winners are those who have received the Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony awards.

In addition to being the youngest EGOT recipient, the Legend is also the first african american male to receive the honor.

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Before this night, only 12 people, had won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony in competitive categories. Gentlemen of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice, and I joined that group when we won an Emmy award for our production of his legendary show "jesus Christ Superstar". So happy to be a part of this team. So honored that he trusted me to play jesus Christ. So amazed to be in the rarified air. #EGOT

A post shared by John Legend (@johnlegend) on Sep 9, 2018 at 7:23pm PDT

Legend posted a photo of himself with his fellow EGOT winners Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice on Instagram and expressed her gratitude for the honor.

"Before this night, only 12 people, had won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony in competitive categories," he wrote. "Gentlemen of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice, and I joined that group when we won an Emmy award for our production of his legendary show "jesus Christ Superstar". So happy to be a part of this team. So honored that he trusted me to play jesus Christ. So amazed to be in the rarified air. #EGOT."

As EGOT winner, the Legend joins a group that includes entertainment legends such as Audrey Hepburn, Mel Brooks and Whoopi Goldberg.

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