#JenniferHudson earns historic #EGOT status! [Details]

History was made TONIGHT for Jennifer Hudson..

Hudson joined the ranks of the exclusive group of EGOT winners on Sunday at the Tony Awards.

To reach EGOT level, one must win all four of the major American entertainment awards (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and a Tony).

The songstress and producer, who has an Emmy, Grammy and Oscar, became the 17th member of the esteemed EGOT titleholders after “A Strange Loop” won Best New Musical.

Hudson also made history as the third Black EGOT winner to take the crown, and the fifth woman to receive the distinction.

“A Strange Loop,” which was produced by Hudson, was the most Tony-award nominated show of the year, earning a whopping 11 nominations.

The hit Broadway show boasts more than 40 producers, including Hudson, Don Cheadle, Billy Porter, Alan Cumming, Ilana Glazer, Mindy Kaling and RuPaul Charles.

Hudson previously earned a Daytime Emmy for her role as executive producer for “Baby Yaga,” Grammy awards for “The Color Purple” and her debut self-titled studio album, and an Oscar for bestsupporting actress in “Dreamgirls.”

Congrats to Jennifer Hudson!


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