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2017 TONY AWARDS: John Legend Is Just An EMMY Away From EGOT Status + Celebs Take Over The Big Night


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John Legend won a Tony Award last night taking him one step closer to reaching that EGOT status. Get the deets on his win and see the YBF stars work the red carpet inside…

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Issa win for John Legend!

Last night, the R&B crooner won a Tony Award as a producer of the play revival “Jitney” at Radio City Hall in NYC during this year’s Tony Awards ceremony. The win brings the musician one step closer to the coveted EGOT status.

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The “All Of Me” singer has won 10 Grammys and he won an Oscar alongside Common two years for co-writing the Best Original Song winner “Glory” from the SELMA soundtrack. Now, all he need is an EMMY to reach EGOT. Nice!

Congrats John!

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John’s wife Chrissy Teigen hit the carpet with him in a custom strapless Pamella Roland gown to celebrate her hubby’s big win.

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Broadway starlet Cynthia Erivo, who nabbed a Tony Award for Best Lead Actress in a Musical for “The Color Purple,” wowed in a custom plunging V-neck CG gown with a matching headdress. After hitting the carpet, she hit the stage for a performance.

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His show “24: Legacy” just got the axe, but Corey Hawkins has been putting in work on the Broadway play “Six Degrees of Separation.” The YBF actor, who was up for Best Actor in a Play, brought his grandmother with him as his date for the evening.

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Actor Taye Diggs, who shut down Broadway in “Hedwig And The Angry Inch” in 2015, was all smiles on the carpet alongside his girlfriend Amanza Smith Brown.

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Funnyman Keegan Michael Key hit the carpet alongside his producer girlfriend Elisa Pugliese before introducing a performance by the cast of “The Great Comet.” We see their favorite color to rock together is black.

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SELMA star David Oyelowo, who’s currently filming a new movie titled Gringo, kept it dapper on the carpet. He was tapped to announce the best leading actor in a play, which ended up going to Kevin Kline for "Present Laughter."

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Model Alek Wek rolled up on the carpet to strike a pose in a black one-shouldered Oscar de la Renta dress and printed boots.

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Actress Condola Rashad, daughter of actress Phylicia Rashad, looked absolutely stunning in a sleeveless Vivienne Westwood dress as she made her way down the carpet. 

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She was accompanied by her actor fiancé Sebastian Vallentin Stenhoj. If you didn’t know, Sebastian popped the question to Condola on New Year’s during a BAEcay in Mexico.



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“The View” co-host Whoppi Goldberg, who’s an EGOT winner, made her way on stage to introduce a reunion performance by the cast of "Falsettos.” She also did a few funny skits with host Kevin Spacey.

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Cynthia Erivo and John Legend presented Best Score, which went to Benj Pasek and Justin Paul for "Dear Evan Hansen."

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The legendary James Earl Jones was front-and-center to accept the Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Last year’s Best Actor & Best Actress, Leslie Odom Jr. and Cynthia Erivo, hit the stage to perform a tribute to “New York, New York.”

Peep their performance below:

And look who else was in the building...

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Former Vice President Joe Biden was spotted mixing and mingling with the stars at the afterparty.


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Actress Teyonah Parris and her girls had to shut down the sidewalk catwalk before heading inside the afterparty. Gorge!



Photos: Getty/@sangtrice

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