Grammy Awards 2023: Viola Davis’ achieves EGOT status after win for audiobook ‘Finding Me’ | English Movie News
The actress won a Grammy on Sunday for best audiobook, narration and storytelling for her memoir “Finding Me.”
“I just EGOT!” she shouted from the stage as she accepted the trophy, using the term for the rare person who has won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony in their careers.
Actress known for having two Tonys, most recently for “The Fence” in 2010, she won an Emmy Award in 2015 for “How to Get Away with Murder” and won an Academy Award in 2017 for her version. cinematography of “Fences”.
“Oh, my God,” she said. “I wrote this book to honor 6-year-old Viola, to honor her, her life, her joys, her hurt, everything. And it’s just been a journey. so.”
The audiobook genre has seen some seriously famous winners, including Michelle Obama and former presidents Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter.
This year’s Davis nominees include Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jamie Foxx, and one of 17 other members of the EGOT club, Mel Brooks.
Other EGOT winners include Jennifer Hudson, Legendary John and Rita Moreno.