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Posted at: Sep 11, 2018, 1:24 AM; last updated: Sep 11, 2018, 1:24 AM (IST)

Legend achieves EGOT status

Legend achieves EGOT status
John Legend

Singer John Legend has become the youngest person to become an official EGOT winner. An EGOT winner is someone who has bagged an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony award.

The 39-year-old took home his first Emmy on Sunday at the 2018 Creative Arts Emmys for his role as a producer of Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, which won outstanding live variety special at the ceremony.

The All Of Me hit-maker has a whopping 10 Grammy Awards to his name and in 2015, he won the Oscar for Best Original Song for Glory, which was featured in the movie Selma. Legend took home a Tony Award in 2017 as the co-producer of Jitney, which won for Best Revival Of A Play.

Meanwhile, his wife, television host and model Chrissy Teigen, took to Twitter to express her happiness. She shared a picture of Legend, along with his fellow JCS producers Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, who have also become members of the prestigious EGOT club. — ANI


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