Chrissy Teigen Celebrates John Legend's Emmy (& EGOT) Win!


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 also made history as the first black man to win the four awards.

In the past, John has won 10 Grammys, took home an Oscar for his song "Glory" in Selma, and won a Tony for co-producing Jitney. And then he completed the EGOT with Jesus Christ Superstar. The Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie will be awarded at the Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony on September 17. Lopez is still technically the youngest-ever victor, as he was 39 years, 6 months, 3 days old when he won. Musical theater legends Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, who composed the show, also won as producers. He won an Oscar for a song with Common. She posted a photo of Legend alongside fellow EGOT artists, lyricist Tim Rice and composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, and captioned it, "EGOT GOATS".

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With that win, Legend joins the elite company of 15 performers including collaborators Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, who also entered the prestigious EGOT club along with him for the same production.

John Legend, victor of the award for outstanding variety special for "Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert", poses in the press room during Night 2 of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards at The Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, in Los Angeles.