John Legend Reaches EGOT Status, First Black Man!

posted by Latifah Waddy - 

John Legend becomes the first black mato reach EGOT status, earning an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar AND Tony award. What an accomplishment!


Legend's music has earned him 10 Grammy awards. He won a Tony for his role in the revival of August Wilson's stageplay "Jitney," and an Oscar for for his original song "Glory." It was Legend's role as Jesus Christ in the NBC live musical "Jesus Christ Superstar" that earned him an Emmy last night!

John Legend - Getty Images

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