With the announcement of the Emmy nominations this morning, John Legend has now not one, but two probabilities of a hit an Emmy — which methodology that as effectively as to his Grammy, Oscar, and Tony wins, he’s terminate by of an EGOT. Legend is up for an Emmy for Authorized Actor in a Minute Sequence or Film for enjoying Jesus in Jesus Christ Big title Reside in Concert, and for producing the video display alongside theater legends Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, who are also an E a ways from their possess EGOTs.
“If it happens, it'd be a genuinely rare community of of us to enroll in,” Legend told Vulture. “To construct it with Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice could presumably be in particular cool, on condition that this became their video display from the muse. In step with them, we’ve carried out their authorized manufacturing in the historical past of the video display. It could perchance presumably be cool if this became the one which put them over the prime for the EGOT.”
Jesus Christ Big title earned 13 Emmy nominations complete, basically the most of any stay TV musical. Along with Legend, co-stars Sara Bareilles and Brandon Victor Dixon also snagged nods for his or her roles. “For all three of us, as actors, to get nominated is nice suitable,” Legend said, adding that he’d been texting with Bareilles and Dixon this morning.
revival of Jitney on Broadway, also said he’d dangle into consideration getting all in favour of other stage musicals. “We’re talking about it, now not necessarily me starring in one thing, but presumably me writing for one thing,” he said. “It’s all up in the air stunning now, and my manufacturing company’s all in favour of a model of things. I judge we’ll relish some Broadway projects in our future.”
Lastly, and most importantly, there’s the question of whether or now not his theoretical future Emmy statuette would push his partner Chrissy Teigen’s Spike TV award out of the model. “We can absorb room,” Legend promised. “We’ve got an infinite condominium.”