Respectively, the Grammy and Oscar are outstanding awards that honour amazing achievements in television, recording, film, and theatre.
Here is a list of 10 artists who have won both the Grammy and the Oscar awards.
Marshall Bruce Mathers III, known professionally as Eminem is an American rapper, songwriter, and record producer.
Stephens John, known professionally as John Legend is an American singer, producer, and actor.
In 2015, Legend won the Academy Award for Best Original Song “Glory“ from the film Selma. Alongside this, he has earned 11 Grammy Awards.
Gabriella Sarmiento Wilson better known as H.E.R is the latest singer and actress to bag the two awards.
In the just-concluded 2021 Academy Award, H.E.R’s “Fight For You” won the Best Original Song. Also, to her career, she has bagged four Grammy Awards.
Sir Elton John is one of the legendary pianists and singers to bag these awards.
In 1994, he won The Academy Award for Best Original Song for “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” from The Lion King. Likewise, in 2020, he won the award for Best Original Song “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again“.
Here is another English lyricist and author who is best known for his collaborations with Andrew Lloyd.
In 1992, Tim Rice earned his first Academy Award with Alan Menken for the Best Original Song “A Whole New World“, for the popular Disney animation Aladdin.
Also, in 1994, Tim alongside Elton John won the Oscars for the song “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” from The Lion King.
Accordingly, Rice has earned five Grammy Awards for his respected career.
Of only sixteen people who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony Award, Robert is the youngest to win all at a young age of 39 years.
In 2013, he won the Academy Awards (Oscars) in the category of Best Original Song for “Let It Go” from popular animation, Frozen. Also, in 2017, for the same category, he won for the song “Remember Me” from Coco.
On the other hand, Robert has bagged three Grammy Awards!
Liza is a multi-talented American actress and singer, who has been relevant in the industry for decades.
In 1972, she won her first Academy Awards for the category of Best Actress in the movie Cabaret. While in 1990, she earned the award, of Grammy Award Legend.
Foxx is an American singer and actor. In 2004, he won the category of Best Actor for the movie Ray, while in 2010, Foxx won the Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group for “Blame It” in the Grammys.
Legendary English Rock band, The Beatles earned their Oscar win in 1971 of the category of Best Original Song for “Let It Be“, while together they have 8 Grammy awards.
Lastly, we have the popular singer, Adele. In 2012, she won the Best Original Song for Skyfall at the Academy Awards, while in her career she has won 15 Grammy awards.
10 Artists who have won The Grammy and Oscar Awards
- John legend
- Elton John
- Tim Rice
- Robert Lopez
- Liza Minnelli
- Jamie Foxx
- The Beatles