Hugh Jackman Wins Grammy for 'Greatest Showman,' Just Needs Oscar for EGOT!

A Grammy award is displayed at the Grammy Museum Experience at Prudential Center in Newark N.J. Oct. 10

A Grammy award is displayed at the Grammy Museum Experience at Prudential Center in Newark N.J. Oct. 10

Hugh Jackman is now only an Oscar away from EGOT status!

Jackman earned his Grammy for Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media along with the rest of The Greatest Showman team including songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.

Now that he has a Grammy under his belt, all he needs is an Oscar.

It's just the latest accolade for The Greatest Showman score, which musicalized the life of P.T. Barnum and his creation of the circus.

'Because it was a soundtrack it didn't fit into any obvious awards categories, but it has been the biggest thing in music for years so they had to acknowledge it somehow, ' an industry source told The Sun.

The Greatest Showman song This Is Me was nominated for Best Song at the 2018 Oscars, but it lost out to Remember Me from the movie Coco.

Many fans were quick to take to Twitter to celebrate Jackman's victory.

The Australian actor, 50, was left stunned during Sunday night's ceremony when he was recognised for his musical film, The Greatest Showman. @GreatestShowman @AtlanticRecords @pasekandpaul and the entire cast and crew! In 2004, he won his first Tony Award for portraying Peter Allen in The Boy From Oz.

Hugh Jackman is on the verge of joining a very exclusive club.

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