ibusinesslines.com
ibusinesslines.com November 14, 2018


At 39, John Legend is the youngest EGOT victor ever

10 September 2018, 08:29 | Myron Mathis

Modal Trigger Andrew Lloyd Webber John Legend and Tim Rice at the 2018 Creative Arts Emmys WireImage

Andrew Lloyd Webber John Legend and Tim Rice at the 2018 Creative Arts Emmys

With that win, Legend joins the elite company of 15 performers including collaborators Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, who also entered the prestigious EGOT club along with him for the same production.

They join 12 other EGOT recipients including Audrey Hepburn, Scott Rudin, Mel Brooks, Whoopi Goldberg and Robert Lopez. He won an Oscar in 2015 for his song "Glory" from the movie Selma, and followed that with a Tony in 2017 for producing the Broadway musical Jitney. With the just passed award ceremony, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice - who also worked on Jesus Christ Superstar as composer and lyricist - also achieved their EGOT. So happy to be part of this team.

The three earned the quadruple honor in the same award category at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards when "Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert" won for Outstanding Variety Special (Live).

Legend completed the accomplishment Sunday night when he took home an award for Outstanding Variety Special (Live) for his work on Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert. So amazed to be in such rarefied air.

This is the first time that more than two people have achieved an EGOT in a single calendar year.


Chrissy Teigen crowns the best episode in TV history.

She called John, Andrew and Tim "EGOT GOATS", before writing: 'My incredible man. what a surreal life'.

"And I say hey, what wonderful kind of day", she captioned the video.

We reckon John should get an extra letter tacked onto his EGOT for being one half of the best celebrity couple around.



Other News

Trending Now

The Black Ops 4 Blackout Gameplay Trailer Actually Looks Pretty Good
Treyarch has released the first official gameplay trailer for " Blackout " Battle Royale in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 . Today's Blackout trailer comes as part of a marketing lead-up to Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's next major beta event .

Hurricane Olivia weakens as it tracks toward Hawaii
On the forecast track, Norman was expected to continue in a northwest direction, turning slightly more north-northwest Saturday. According to aircraft data, its maximum sustained winds have increased to near 75 miles per hour . "Now is the time to prepare".

Trump open to Russia probe interview 'under certain circumstances'
That is not going to happen", and "there will be no questions at all on obstruction", he said in the statement. An outright denial could have forced the Mueller team to subpoena the president.

Miss America Contestant Sides With NFL Players' Right To Kneel During Anthem
The decision to drop the swimsuit competition created a good deal of controversy and criticism of current Miss America leadership. She was chosen from among 51 contestants in the first Miss America pageant to be held without a swimsuit competition in history.

Novak Djokovic vs Juan Martin del Potro, US Open 2018 final
But the good thing is I know how I have to work to be better as soon as possible because we have a lot of experience on that. Rafael Nadal felt the pain sear into his right knee early in his US Open semifinal, on what he called "a bad movement".

Two Britons caught in Paris attack
It is reported a man of Afghan nationality has been arrested and the incident is not being treated as terrorism, police said. Seven people have been injured in a knife attack in Paris on Sunday night .

Olivia Newton-John reveals she's fighting cancer for a third time
Sunday Night looks back at Olivia's extraordinary career with the help of her dearest friends. 'I live in this handsome place. Olivia was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 1992, which she overcame.