The multihyphenate singer and actress has officially received the prestigious Tony award that she added to her expansive list of accolades in June, becoming one of only 17 entertainers ever to have an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony (EGOT) award.
Hudson completed the EGOT quadfecta when “A Strange Loop,” the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical by Michael R. Jackson, won Best Musical at the Tony Awards on June 12. Hudson, alongside RuPaul Charles, Don Cheadle and Billy Porter, co-produced the show.
With her Tony award, Hudson joined Whoopi Goldberg as the second Black woman to win an EGOT.
Following her win in June, Hudson posted a celebratory toast on Instagram: “As I said when I won the Oscar [for Dreamgirls], look what God can do,” she said in the video, in which she holds up a champagne flute to toast some of her friends. “Well he done did it again.”
Amid what has already been a highly successful year for the star “American Idol” alumnus, Hudson has more to look forward to: Fox Television Stations will air “The Jennifer Hudson Show” on her birthday, Sept. 12, as reported by PEOPLE.
“People from around the world have been a part of my journey from the beginning – 20 years ago – and I’m so ready to join their journey as we sit down and talk about the things that inspire and move us all,” Hudson said in a statement.
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