Hugh Jackman will get nearer to EGOT standing with Grammy win
Feb. 11 (UPI) — Hugh Jackman has inched nearer to acquiring EGOT standing after profitable a Grammy.
Jackman received the Grammy for Greatest Compilation Soundtrack for Visible Media on Sunday for the soundtrack to his musical, The Biggest Showman.
The actor is one Oscar away from the EGOT standing, having already received an Emmy in 2005 for Excellent Particular person Efficiency in a Selection or Music Program for internet hosting the 58th annual Tony Awards; and having already received a Tony in 2004 for his position as singer-songwriter Peter Allen in The Boy from Oz.
Jackman celebrated his Grammy win on Twitter, importing a video of himself listening to that the soundtrack for The Biggest Showman had received.
“And the @RecordingAcad goes to … @GreatestShowman @AtlanticRecords @pasekandpaul and all the solid and crew! #Grammy,” Jackman stated.
John Legend grew to become the most recent artist to obtain EGOT standing in September. Previous EGOT winners embrace Robert Lopez, Helen Hayes, Rita Moreno, John Gielgud, Audrey Hepburn, Whoopi Goldberg, Richard Rodgers, Marvin Hamlisch, Jonathan Tunick, Mike Nichols, Scott Rudin and Mel Brooks.
Jackman is about to embark on a worldwide enviornment tour that may characteristic him performing songs from The Biggest Showman and Les Miserables.
Jackman introduced by way of a comedic video on Twitter Monday that he shall be opening The 2019 BRIT Awards with a Biggest Showman efficiency.