EGOT

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EGOT

An abbreviation for "Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony," referring to the rare feat of winning the major awards in television, music, film, and theater. Composer Richard Rodgers became the first EGOT winner in 1962. He also won a Pulitzer, so technically he's a PEGOT!
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Streisand is one of the few EGOTs - entertainers who have won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Award.
Barbra Streisand, Liza Minnelli, Harry Belafonte and Quincy Jones are among the six other EGOTs who've hit that fabled milestone thanks to noncompetitive honours along the way.
First-time nominee John Legend is now just an Emmy Award away from EGOT status, scoring a nomination that could make the elusive acronym a reality.
The 39-year-old is joined on EGOT's doorstep by fellow Jesus Christ Superstar nominees Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, who were executive producers.
When the Emmy Awards are handed out in September, Legend, Webber and Rice could join the dozen current EGOT winners -- Whoopi Goldberg, Mel Brooks, Audrey Hepburn and Rita Moreno, among them -- who've conquered those four competitive categories.
Streisand is one of the few EGOTs entertainers who have won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Award.