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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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Legend won an Emmy on Saturday as a producer of NBC's "Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert," making him an EGOT -- the term for someone who's won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony award, a rare occurrence.
Legend, who was a producer of the live production of the musical on US television and played the title role, is the first black man to become an EGOT winner.
An EGOT winner is someone who has bagged an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony award.
To be an Egot (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony) winner is no mean feat.
Rita is an EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony winner).
All of these stars could eventually earn an EGOT, but it will not be this Sunday.
Helen, 72, has won four Emmys, an Oscar and a Tony and now needs a Grammy to complete a set known as an EGOT. "Wouldn't that be cool?
Legend, who's already won at the Oscars, Grammys and Tonys, might get a shot at an Emmy to complete his set of awards, thereby becoming an EGOT winner.
She's got two Emmys and a Grammy ("half an EGOT," as she likes to say, missing only the Oscar and the Tony), big-time celebrity friends (Cher, Sharon Stone), and a very large house in the Hollywood Hills.
RITA MORENO is one of the few people on earth to win an EGOT: Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony.
Emmy Nods for Lena Dunham, Mayim Bialik, and New Girls' Schmidt [Jewcy] Who Has an EGOT? [HuffPo]
An EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony) winner, Rita talked of the late Pitoy Moreno and the gown he made for her when she won the Oscars in 1962 for her portrayal of Anita in "West Side Story."
"Getting to hang out with [my fellow University of Michigan graduate] Carlos [Valdes], getting to be in an episode where my buddy's music [Benj and Paul] is featured for which they may or may not win an EGOT for in one year, to be with my (http://www.ibtimes.com/grant-gustin-melissa-benoist-admit-having-glee-deja-vu-vibes-while-filming-flash-2509501) 'Glee' friends [Gustin and Benoist] that I haven't seen in years since they've had successes in these shows, to watch somebody else do that, I wouldn't have been able to handle that," Criss said.
So while Fil-Am Robert was making history by being an EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscars, Tony) twice and being the youngest at 43, Kobe also made history by being the first NBA player to win an Oscar.
"Moana" songwriter Lin-Manuel Miranda, who could potentially become (http://www.ibtimes.com/what-egot-lin-manuel-miranda-can-complete-rare-feat-2017-oscars-2497944) an EGOT winner tonight, wore a blue ribbon to support the ACLU.