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Elton John has a chance at getting an Emmy nomination for his live concert ‘Farewell From Dodger Stadium’

Elton John may secure his place in the EGOT at the 75th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.

The 76-year-old music icon received a nod from the Television Academy Wednesday morning in the Outstanding Variety category of Elton John Live: Goodbye from Dodger Stadium.

The gesture is one of three for Goodbye from Dodger Stadium, which is playing its final show in North America as part of the Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour. It is the first live-action Disney+ special to receive an Emmy nomination.

“It is such an honor to be so honored by my Academy. Dodger’s final performance was bittersweet and an evening I will never forget,” John said in a statement following his nomination. “My team at Rocket Entertainment, the talented Fulwell 73, and everyone at Disney+ have gone above and beyond to create a magical production, not just for me as I said goodbye to North America, but for my fans all over the world to enjoy for years to come.”

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This is John’s first Emmy Award nomination. If he gets the gold statuette, he will become the 19th person to achieve EGOT status (which stands for winning an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony). Viola Davis turned eighteen when she won a Grammy Award in February.

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John’s journey into EGOT began in 1986 when he won his first Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by A Duo Or Group With Vocal with the song “That’s What Friends Are For”, a collaboration with Gladys Knight, Dionne Warwick and Stevie Wonder. He then went on to win an Academy Award for the king lion“Can You Feel The Love Tonight” in 1994. In 2000 he got a Tony for Aida a result.

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