() After winning a Grammy Award, Viola Davis has officially completed the holy grail of entertainment awards.
Davis’ Sunday win for his memoir audiobook “Finding Me” rounds out his EGOT collection. She previously won an Emmy for her role in “How to Get Away with Murder,” an Oscar for “Fences,” and two Tony Awards for “King Hedley III” and “Fences.”
Davis, 57, won the award for “Best Audiobook, Narrative & Storytelling Recording,” according to a tweet from the Recording Academy, which organizes the Grammy Awards.
🎶 Congratulations to @violadavis for becoming an #EGOT today!
✨ She won GRAMMY Gold for Best Audio Book, Narration, and Storytelling Recording – “Finding Me” https://t.co/OuKk34l332 #GRAMMYs pic.twitter.com/9U5AOQLR7l
— Recording Academy / GRAMMYs (@RecordingAcad) February 5, 2023
In its acceptance speechthe multi-hyphenate performer paid tribute to her younger self.
“I wrote this book to honor 6-year-old Viola,” he said. “To honor her life, her joy, her trauma, everything. And it’s been a great journey, I got the EGOT!”
Davis’ career has been littered with awards. In 2015, she became the first black woman to win an Emmy for Best Actress in a Drama and in 2017, she became the first black woman to earn three Academy Award nominations.