The 2018 Emmy nominations have been introduced this morning, with NBC’s dwell manufacturing of Jesus Christ Celebrity garnering 13 from the academy. Main man John Legend has been nominated for 2 awards himself, making him an EGOT winner if he takes dwelling only one award.
The checklist of EGOT winners, which incorporates those that have one an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award, is just 12 names lengthy. To this point, Whoopi Goldberg is the one Black particular person to perform the feat, however may quickly be joined by the R&B crooner.
Legend earned an Oscar with good buddy and frequent collaborator, Widespread (additionally one award away from EGOTing), for Greatest Authentic Track in 2015, a Tony for co-producing Broadway hit Jitney a number of Grammys for that signature vibrato we’ve all come to know and love.
Spouse Chrissy Teigen took the time to congratulate her hubby on the nomination and want him one of the best.
13 nominations for Jesus Christ Celebrity this morning! John acquired two emmy nominations! If he wins, he’ll full his EGOT and my spike television award will in all probability be moved. However it’s okay I AM SO PROUD!
— christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) July 12, 2018