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Jennifer Hudson joins EGOT winners after Tony victory

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The musician, actor and producer joins an elite group of US entertainers after winning an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and now a Tony award

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The performer and producer Jennifer Hudson has joined the elite group of EGOT winners with her victory at the Tony awards in New York on Sunday night.

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the illustrious acronym EGOT signifies a recipient of an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony award.

Hudson is the 17th person to achieve EGOT status and, at the age of 40, the third youngest to do so. The most recent winners include Alan Menken, John Legend, Tim Rice, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Robert Lopez, the songwriter whose hits include Frozen and who is the only person to achieve the status twice.

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Hudson won the best supporting actress Oscar in 2007 for her debut movie role as Effie White in Dreamgirls, an adaptation of the Broadway musical.

Professional grade equipment and power systems are flown in from all over Europe to prepare for the festival.

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A second Grammy came in 2017 as one of the principal Broadway cast members in The Color Purple, which won best musical theatre album. She received a Daytime Emmy award last year as a producer on the short animation Baba Yaga.

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