LOS ANGELES (Crypto Arena) —Viola Davis has earned the rare and coveted EGOT status — becoming the third Black woman in history to achieve the honor.
What We Know:
- On Sunday, the 57-year-old actress earned her first Grammy for her performance of the audiobook for her memoir “Finding Me.”
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— Recording Academy / GRAMMYs (@RecordingAcad) February 5, 2023
“It has just been such a journey,” Davis said while accepting the award. “I just EGOT!”
- The awards term “EGOT” refers to people who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony over the course of their careers in entertainment. Only 18 people have achieved the status, and Davis is the fourth Black person alongside Whoopi Goldberg, John Legend and Jennifer Hudson to complete the EGOT.
- Davis already has an Oscar, two Tony’s and an Emmy.
The Grammy Awards 2023 will be held on Sunday, February 5, at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles. The Grammy Awards 2023 will once again be hosted by comedian Trevor Noah.