John Legend secures EGOT after winning an Emmy for ’Jesus Christ Superstar’

The musician is the first African American male to score an EGOT.

September 09, 2018
John Legend secures EGOT after winning an Emmy for ’Jesus Christ Superstar’ LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 24: John Legend speaks onstage at the 2018 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.   Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for BET

John Legend just made history as the youngest person and the first black male to secure an EGOT, according to Variety. Winning an Emmy tonight for for best variety special for NBC’s “Jesus Christ Superstar, Live in Concert,” the musician now has an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony award.

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Legend took to Instagram to post about being in "rarified air."

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