Legend said to reporters from Vulture, that if it did happen, "it would be a truly rare group of people to join", referring to those who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, a Tony Award, as well as an Oscar.
Legend previously won an Oscar and Grammy for his work on the movie "Selma" and a Tony for the best revival of a play, "Jitney". (Legend also has a Golden Globe for "Glory", but that doesn't mean anything in the EGOT world.) The "All of Me" singer already has ten Grammys, including Best New Artist from 2006, and he got his Tony a year ago for co-producing a revival of the August Wilson play Jitney.
NBC's live telling of Andrew Lloyd Webber's stage musical Jesus Christ Superstar was nominated in 12 other categories - brining its total to 13 nominations - including Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series for Brandon Victor Dixon as Judas, Outstanding Production Design, and Outstanding Casting for a special.
In addition to bringing Legend one step closer to making history, his Emmy nomination also marks his first nod for acting. "I couldn't be more proud of what we all did together and I'm so grateful for the opportunity to do this".
Legend's wife Chrissy Teigen chimed in on Twitter with her excitement over his nomination.
This morning, Samira Wiley ("The Handmaid's Tale", "Orange Is the New Black") and Ryan Eggold ("New Amsterdam", "BlackKklansman") announced the nominations for the 70TH PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS from the WOLFTheatre at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center. That list includes Whoopi Goldberg, Mel Brooks, and Audrey Hepburn. "But it's ok I AM SO PROUD!"
"13 nominations for Jesus Christ Superstar this morning!" If he wins, he will complete his EGOT and my spike TV award will probably be moved.
Coast Guard on Tuesday rescued 11 people after their charter plane crashed on the Prince of Wales Island near Ketchikan, Alaska. Some were taken to a medical center in Ketchikan, but no details about their condition have been released.
Privileged or self-made? Kylie Jenner is set to beat Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg as the "Youngest Self-Made Billionaire". Watch out: This story may make you feel woefully inadequate about your own financial status.
Amid reports that he had threatened to pull out of the alliance due to the dispute, Mr Trump said the USA had a strong commitment. All I can say is: 'Did you?' And 'Don't do it again, " he said. "I just don't know him very well".
A Soyuz rocket is scheduled to launch the uncrewed Progress 70 spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 5:51 p.m. Previously resupply missions with "Progress" spacecraft have taken either six hours (four orbits) or two days (34 orbits).
Sharif will reach Lahore , his home town and political stronghold, on July 13, his daughter Maryam said in a Twitter post. A day after the Avenfield verdict , unidentified men were trespassing Nawaz Sharif's London apartment, a video went viral.
Pour ce qui est de la durée du projet, Elon Musk espère voir l'usine sur pied et fonctionnelle d'ici trois années de travaux. Il avait également parlé des Model S et X, les plus haut de gamme, dans un premier temps.
The game turned in overtime on two plays - one on which a defender was alert, the other on which a defender was caught napping. In capital Zagreb, more than 10,000 people gathered in the central square to watch the match despite rain.
He's most well known for his runs with the Chicago Bulls (1985-88), New York Knicks (1988-98), and Toronto Raptors (1999-2001). The charges against Oakley were later cleared as part of an agreement, which included banning him from the arena for a year.
Man faces hate crime charges over racist Puerto Rico shirt rant
In an earlier statement, the police said that an investigation had been launched and the officer had been placed on desk duty. But the officer walks away. 'People have just as much right to be here as you do, ' she can be heard telling him in the clip.
Anastasia Kriegel: Second boy charged over Dublin murder
The body of the 14-year-old schoolgirl was found in a derelict farmhouse in Lucan on 16 May, two days after she went missing. The judge allowed the young boy and mother to spend some time together following a request by the defendant's solicitor.
Manchester United players report for pre-season training
Jose Mourinho has already signed goalkeeper Lee Grant, right-back Diogo Dalot and midfielder Fred so far this summer but the Man Utd boss knows he needs to further strengthen his squad if they're to challenge for the title next season after finishing 19 points adrift of Manchester City a year ago .