John Legend Just Became The Youngest Person Ever To Achieve EGOT Status

John Legend

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.

This win meant that he joined an exclusive club of performers who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony.

Lopez is the only person to ever achieve a "double EGOT" - this is when the person has two or more awards in each of the categories.

Thus far, Legend has 10 Grammys to his name, an Oscar for Best Original Song for "Glory" (2015) and a co-producing Tony for Best Revival of a Play for the Broadway show "Jitney" (2017).

Legend is still up for another Emmy this year for his performance as Jesus in Jesus Christ Superstar.

Before Sunday's Creative Arts Emmys were handed out, only 12 people had won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony award, or EGOT. So happy to be part of this team.

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This is a special year for Lloyd Webber to reach the status as this year he also celebrates his 70th birthday. So amazed to be in such rarefied air.

She posted a photo of Legend alongside fellow EGOT artists, lyricist Tim Rice and composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, and captioned it, "EGOT GOATS".

"Perfect", Teigen could be heard saying after Legend placed his latest award.

"She inspires my songs, she inspires me want to be a better husband and father", Legend said after being asked how Chrissy Teigen inspires him. He's also the first African-American man to win all four awards.

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, who won alongside Legend in the same category, also became EGOT winners with the award.

The EGOT club nearly went from 12 to 17 in one night but Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, the songwriting team behind "La La Land" and "Dear Evan Hansen", fell short.

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