Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda Could Become Next EGOT Winner At The Oscars!!

That is, if he can surpass 'La La Land'!!

This morning's Oscar nominations brought one for 'Hamilton' creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, for the 'Moana' song 'How Far I'll Go' (Best Original Song).

This now means, that Lin-Manuel has the potential to become the 13th EGOT member, as well as the youngest to receive the honor.

What is the EGOT you ask?

An EGOT is someone who has won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony. Miranda has taken multiple Tony awards (Hamilton/In The Heights), 2 Grammys for Best Musical Theater Album (Hamilton/In The Heights) as well as an Emmy for writing.

Current EGOT winners are:

Helen Hayes
Rita Moreno
John Gielgud

Richard Rodgers
Audrey Hepburn
Marvin Hamlisch
Jonathan Tunick
Mel Brooks
Mike Nichols
Whoopi Goldberg
Scott Rudin
Robert Lopez


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