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Entertainers Who Nearly Have an EGOT

Awards season is in full swing, and for some awards watchers, it means one factor: who will EGOT? An acronym for Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony, the EGOT is Hollywood’s grand slam of awards, and solely a handful of celebrities (like Audrey Hepburn, Whoopi Goldberg, Mel Brooks, and Jennifer Hudson) have made the checklist. This awards season, there’s one one that’s very near lastly getting her EGOT: Viola Davis, who simply wants a Grammy and is nominated for greatest audio e-book, narration, and storytelling recording on the 2023 ceremony.

The time period EGOT was coined by Philip Michael Thomas, an actor who shot to fame for his function in “Miami Vice” and coined the time period in 1984 however who by no means truly ended up successful any of the awards. The primary particular person to ever obtain EGOT standing was Richard Rodgers, who gained the title in 1962 after successful an Emmy for unique music composed for “Winston Churchill: The Valiant Years.” The one particular person to ever EGOT twice is songwriter Robert Lopez, who made historical past in 2018 when he gained on the Oscars for the track “Keep in mind Me” from “Coco,” which means that he gained in every of the classes not less than twice.

In the meantime, numerous stars are ready within the wings for his or her shot at EGOT glory. Cynthia Erivo and Lin-Manuel Miranda solely want Oscars to win, and stars like Taylor Swift, Adele, Lizzo, and H.E.R. are midway there. Questioning who else is making progress? Hold studying to seek out out.

Rafael Gomes de Azevedo
Rafael Gomes de Azevedo
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