The significance of the EGOT was not lost on him. While he's most known for the unbelievable music he creates, he's also taken a few turns producing and acting in shows like Underground as Frederick Douglass and in NBC's live musical concert event for Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert. So happy to be part of this team", "So honored they trusted me to play Jesus Christ. Legend took home an Emmy for Jesus Christ Superstar during the non-televised ceremony held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles in Los Angeles Sunday (Sept. 9). So amazed to be in such rarefied air.
On Monday morning, the celebration continued at the Legend-Teigen household, where Legend had to make pancakes and Teigen was still without her voice. "Perfect", she whispers n the background.
He said: "She was supposed to be taping "Lip Sync Battle" while we were here, and she convinced her producers to push the second show back so she could come here in between shows and see if we would win this EGOT".
John Legend never dreamed he would achieve the EGOT and thinks it's kind of surreal that he has.
"Late Late Show" host James Corden also paid tribute, writing, "What @johnlegend achieved last night is beyond exceptional". Lopez is still technically the youngest-ever victor, as he was 39 years, 6 months, 3 days old when he won.
In case you're wondering what an EGOT is, it stands for Emmy-Grammy-Oscar-Tony and is basically considered the grand slam of modern entertainment awards.
Watch a video below of the stars discussing the production and its wins!
Perhaps just as remarkably, there were only 12 EGOT champions before Sunday.