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Janet Jackson was awarded the Icon Award at the BMI Awards last night, with tribute performances by:

Normani - The Pleasure Principle

Teyana Taylor - I Get Lonely

H.E.R. - Black Cat/Any Time, Any Place

Jussie Smollett - That’s The Way Love Goes/Alright/Nasty

Justine Syke - Let’s Wait Awhile

This chart shows how long it took all 15 EGOT winners to get their awards, and John Legend was one of the fastest

  • John Legend became one of 15 people — the first black man and the youngest — to win an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony (EGOT) in competitive categories on Sunday.
  • Legend took just 12 years to win all four awards, from his Grammy wins in 2006 to his Emmy win this year for producing “Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert.”
  • Only one other person has reached EGOT status in less time.
  • We created a graphic to show how long it took every EGOT winner to achieve the status.
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Writer-director Jennifer Kent receives the Special Jury Prize for The Nightingale from Official Competition jury Member Taika Waititi during the Award Ceremony at the 75th Venice Film Festival at Sala Grande on September 8, 2018 in Venice, Italy.

Out of the 21 films in Official Competition at the 75th Venice Film Festival Kent’s film was the only one directed by a woman.