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Jennifer Hudson Joins The EGOT Club As The 2nd Black Woman To Do So at the 2022 Tony Awards!
Monday, Jun 13, 2022
We are living under Jennifer Hudson’s “Spotlight” as she achieves EGOT status!
An EGOT is an artist who has an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and a Tony Award, and after last night’s 75th Annual Tony Awards, J-Hud has ’em all! Snagging a Tony for co-producing Michael R. Jackson’sA Strange Loop which won for best musical, the Respectstar not only joined the elite EGOT club of 16 members but also made history as the second black woman to achieve this honor next to Whoopi Goldberg who was the first!
In addition to her Tony win, Hudson has also won a Daytime Emmy for her role as executive producer for Baby Yaga, Grammy awards for her debut album and The Color Purple, and an Oscar for best-supporting actress in Dreamgirls. Tune in to Dish Nation to see what our hosts think of J-Hud’s epic EGOT win!
Here is the full list of the 2022 Tony Award winners!
Clyde’s, Lynn Nottage
Hangmen, Martin McDonagh
The Lehman Trilogy, Stefano Massini, Ben Power
The Minutes, Tracy Letts
Skeleton Crew, Dominique Morisseau
Best Direction of a Play
Lileana Blain-Cruz, The Skin of Our Teeth
Camille A. Brown, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf
Sam Mendes, The Lehman Trilogy
Neil Pepe, American Buffalo
Les Waters, Dana H.
Girl From The North Country
Mr. Saturday Night
SIX: The Musical
A Strange Loop
Best Direction of a Musical
Stephen Brackett, A Strange Loop
Marianne Elliott, Company
Conor McPherson, Girl From The North Country
Lucy Moss & Jamie Armitage, SIX: The Musical
Christopher Wheeldon, MJ
Best Revival of a Play
for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf
How I Learned to Drive
Take Me Out
Trouble in Mind
Best Revival of a Musical
Caroline, or Change
The Music Man
Best Book of a Musical
Girl From The North Country: Conor McPherson
MJ: Lynn Nottage
Mr. Saturday Night: Billy Crystal, Lowell Ganz & Babaloo Mandel
Paradise Square: Christina Anderson, Craig Lucas & Larry Kirwan
A Strange Loop: Michael R. Jackson
Best Original Score
SIX: The Musical: Music and Lyrics: Toby Marlow & Lucy Moss
Flying Over Sunset: Music: Tom Kitt Lyrics: Michael Korie
Mr. Saturday Night: Music: Jason Robert Brown Lyrics: Amanda Green