Jennifer Hudson Achieves EGOT Status with LGBTQ Musical ‘A Strange Loop’

Jennifer Hudson was inducted into the EGOT club during the Tony Awards on June 12th.

The Broadway musical A Strange Loop, which received the Tony Award for Best Musical, has the singer and actress as a producer

 Hudson will collect her producer's award now that A Strange Loop has won the honour

Joining a select group of performers who have won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony.

Hudson received a Daytime Emmy Award last year for producing Baba Yaga, an immersive virtual reality film about an ogress, according to Queerty and ABC News.

Hudson won a Daytime Emmy in September 2021 for Outstanding Interactive Media for a Daytime Program

In 2009, she was awarded the Grammy for Best R&B Album for her self-titled debut album. She was a member of the cast of The Color Purple, which won Best Musical Theater Album in 2016.

Hudson was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2006 for her role in Dreamgirls.

A Strange Loop tells the story of Usher, a young gay Black guy who works as an usher in the Broadway performance of The Lion King.

He fantasises about composing his own play based on his life, but the negative voices in his head prevent him from doing so.

He fantasises about composing his own play based on his life, but the negative voices in his head prevent him from doing so.

Michael R. Jackson, the musical's creator, described it as "a big Black and queer-ass American Broadway show.