- the honor of winning at least one Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony in competitive rather than honorary categories: How many people have won an EGOT?
Origin of EGOT
from the initial letters of Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony; apparently coined by the actor Philip Michael Thomas in 2008 but popularized by the TV show 30 Rock
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The song then won Best Original Song, and in turn won composer Bobby Lopez the final award he needed to be in the EGOT club.Oscars 2014 Best Moments: Lupita Wins, Pink Sings & One Epic Selfie
March 3, 2014