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Jennifer Hudson Becomes an EGOT Winner at 2022 Tony Awards

Jennifer Hudson earned EGOT status on Sunday at the 2022 Tony Awards when she won for “A Strange Loop,” joining the ranks of the select few who have gotten all prestigious performance awards.

Hudson joins the exclusive list of 16 other winners including the likes of Audrey Hepburn, Alan Menken, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Whoopi Goldberg, who all won awards at the Emmys, Grammys, Oscars and Tonys.

The prestigious title was given to Hudson as a producer for the Tony Award-winning musical “A Strange Loop,” which won Best Musical on Sunday.

**Hudson’s path to an EGOT began in 2007 when she won an Academy Award for her role in “Dreamgirls” and later received a Grammy award in 2009 for her performance in “The Color Purple.” **Also in 2009, Hudson won the Emmy for an animated series called “Baby Yaga.”

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