Adele has received her first Emmy, selecting up the prize for a TV live performance particular that was broadcast forward of the discharge of her newest album.
One Evening Solely received the Emmy for finest excellent selection particular (pre-recorded) on the Artistic Emmy Awards on Sunday night time, held forward of the principle Primetime Emmys ceremony subsequent week.
It provides to the singer’s 15 Grammy wins and her Oscar for the James Bond theme Skyfall. Now, she simply has to get entangled in Broadway theatre to be in with an opportunity of the EGOT – maybe a tough ask for many, however that is Adele we’re speaking about.
EGOT standing refers to performers who’ve received all 4 main leisure awards – an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and a Tony.
Sharing a photograph of her trophy with followers on social media, Adele thanked producer Ben Winston for getting the award to her, writing: “Bloody hell I am happy as punch!” Thanks @mrbenwinston for dropping this spherical to me this afternoon!!
“Belief me to formally have an EGO 🤣 Thanks a lot @televisionacad, I am so so honoured to obtain this. Huge as much as everybody concerned. @griffithobservatory thanks for letting me sing up in your mountain and large like to all the opposite nominees x.”
Jennifer Hudson turned only the 17th star to achieve EGOT status in June, successful a Tony award for her position as a producer for the musical A Unusual Loop.
Lord Lloyd Webber, Rita Moreno, John Legend and Whoopi Goldberg are among the many different performers to put declare to the accolade.
Adele’s One Evening Solely particular aired in November 2021 simply earlier than the discharge of her acclaimed fourth album, 30.
It featured songs from a efficiency on the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles, interspersed with an interview by Oprah Winfrey.
Contenders in Adele’s Emmy class included Dave Chappelle’s The Nearer, Harry Potter twentieth Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts, Norm Macdonald: Nothing Particular and One Final Time: An Night with Tony Bennett and Woman Gaga.
One Evening Solely’s director, Paul Dugdale, additionally picked up the Emmy for excellent directing for a range particular, whereas the programme additionally received awards for lighting, digital camera work and sound mixing.
Other winners included Barack Obama, for his work on the Netflix documentary collection, Our Nice Nationwide Parks.
Mr Obama took dwelling the prize within the excellent narrator class, seeing off competitors from Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for Black Patriots: Heroes of the Civil Battle, Sir David Attenborough for The Mating Sport, W Kamau Bell for We Must Discuss About Cosby and Lupita Nyong’o for Serengeti II.
The late Chadwick Boseman was additionally awarded posthumously for his voicing of Black Panther character T’Challa on the Disney+ collection What If…?
The Artistic Arts Emmys precede the principle Emmys ceremony, which can happen subsequent Monday in Los Angeles and air on NBC.