John Legend achieves EGOT status, the youngest person to do so

John Legend achieves EGOT status, the youngest person to do so

John Legend achieves EGOT status, the youngest person to do so

And as of Sunday night, he's now an EGOT victor.

John Legend, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice all added their names to an exclusive list of Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony winners - known colloquially as an EGOT - on Sunday night.

The singer took home a Creative Arts Emmys award for Outstanding Variety Special (Live) for Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert on Sunday night, making him an EGOT victor!

Legend had already won 10 Grammy Awards throughout his musical career, then picked up the Oscar in 2015 alongside Common for Best Original Song for "Glory", the gospel-influenced, inspirational main theme of the Martin Luther King Jr. biopic, Selma.

They became just the 13th, 14th and 15th people to win all four awards all-time.

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'So happy to be part of this team. She posted a photo of Legend alongside fellow EGOT artists, lyricist Tim Rice and composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, and captioned it, "EGOT GOATS". The 12 years it took him to complete it is the second-shortest span, after Lopez.

"Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert" beat out the telecasts of the Grammys, the Oscars and the Golden Globe, as well as the benefit show "Night of Too Many Stars" on HBO.

Lloyd Webber told The Associated Press that he never considered achieving an EGOT because he's rarely dealt with television, but wanted to credit his old friend and prolific co-producer Craig Zadan, who died this summer, with shepherding the project.

Legend joins a league of other official EGOTers, including Whoopi Goldberg (the only black woman EGOTer) and Audrey Hepburn.

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