The singer already had an Oscar, Grammy and a Tony in his trophy case
John Legend, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice Sunday in the awards at the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards. They were fulfilling their so-called EGOT status. After a Grammy, Oscar and a Tony time, they picked up an Emmy for the fourth and last major American entertainmentprijs.
The three picked up their Emmy with Jesus Christ Superstar, Live in Concert, an American version of The Passion. Legend was there except as an actor also as a producer involved, and LLoyd Webber and Rice signed with the songs from the musical compositions and lyrics.
Legend, Lloyd Webber and Rice are the thirteenth, fourteenth and fifteenth person who is an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony winning. Legend also goes down in history as the first black man that the tetralogy is complete. He is 39 years of age, along with Robert Lopez, is also the youngest EGOT winner ever. It is also the first time that there are more than two people in one year an EGOT complete.
“When I left the music industry went, it was a dream to ever have a Grammy to win, a lot of success as a musician, a lot of records to sell, and touring all over the world. But never, I dreamed of becoming an EGOT win. I knew at that time not even know what that was,” said Legend after his win.