Composer and Disney Legend Alan Menken has now become the 16th person in history to reach the prestigious EGOT status, following his recent win in the 2020 Daytime Emmy Awards.
It was the song “Waiting in the Wings” from the Disney Channel series, “Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure” which earned Menken his Emmy award, securing him the EGOT title after already achieving Oscar, Grammy and Tony awards for his previous works.
From “The Little Mermaid” to “Aladdin”, “Pocahontas”, “Tangled” and “Beauty and the Beast” have all secured multiple Grammy and Oscar awards between them, with nominations also awarded to “Enchanted”.
“Newsies” won Menken a Tony award for the Best Original Score in 2012, completing the set.
We can not wait to hear what else Alan Menken comes up with next for Disney! What is your favorite song