9/10/2021

Jennifer Hudson ane pace closer to EGOT condition after scoring Emmy win

dawnsears.com - Jennifer Hudson has landed a Daytime Emmy for her virtual reality cinema Baba Yaga.

The 39-year-old, who executive produced the project, won for Outstanding Directing Team for a Daytime Animated Program. Made for Oculus Quest, a virtual reality headset released by Facebook, the film besides supported a star-studded cast of phonation actors including Hudson, Glenn Close, Kate Winslet, as well as Daisy Ridley.

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The win brings the multi-hyphenate closer to scoring an EGOT, a coveted achievement inwards Hollywood where an entertainer wins an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, together with a Tony.

Hudson currently has ane Oscar, for her function inward 2007’s Dreamgirls, for which she won Best Supporting Actress. She has likewise scored 2 Grammy wins – Best R&B Album for her self-titled album in 2008 in addition to Best Musical Theater Album inwards 2016 for her work on the soundtrack for The Colour Purple. In 2016, the Love You I Do vocaliser also came approximately scoring a Tony win for her part in the Broadway rendition of the 1985 cinema.

If the superstar wins a Tony inward the time to come, she will live among an elite group of performers who take achieved EGOT status, including John Legend, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Audrey Hepburn, together with Whoopi Goldberg.