March 26, 2023

Viola Davis Reaches EGOT Status After Winning Her First Grammy

Among the many many Black abilities to remove Grammys this previous weekend, one star particularly simply reached EGOT standing.

Actress Viola Davis lastly gained her first Grammy for her award-winning audiobook, narration, and storytelling recording for her memoir, Discovering Me.

Earlier than her Grammy, Davis gained an Oscar for Fences, a Tony for King Hedley II, and an Emmy for Methods to Get Away With Homicide.

Making historical past, Davis is the third Black girl to achieve EGOT Status and the 18th particular person to obtain the glory general.

“I wrote this book to honor the 6-year-old Viola — to honor her life, her joy, her trauma, her everything,” Davis mentioned.  “And it has been such a journey.  I just EGOT!”