Viola Davis achieves EGOT status as she wins Grammy for audiobook performance ... trends now
As the Woman King star accepted the award she said, 'It has just been such a journey. I just EGOT!'
The acronym EGOT refers to entertainers who have earned an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony.
Prior to Sunday's annual awards show, Davis had already won an Oscar, two Tony’s and an Emmy.
Making history: Viola Davis has reached EGOT status after winning a Grammy for the audiobook performance of her memoir Finding Me
'Oh my God,' she said while onstage. 'I wrote this book to honor the six-year-old Viola, to honor her, to honor her life, her joy, her trauma, her everything.'
Last month the seasoned siren told Grammy.com reaching EGOT status would be a 'huge accomplishment.'
She thoughtfully added, 'I think that everybody wants their life to mean something. I believe in the Cherokee birth blessing, which is, 'May you live long enough to know why you were born.'
'I do believe that you literally wanna blow a hole through this world in whatever way you can. A lot of people don’t know how to do that. A lot of people haven’t found that thing that they’re passionate about, that they can do.
'Some have. But we all are looking for that,