NEW YORK | John Legend, Bruno Mars, Ricky Martin get Emmy nods
NEW YORK — Music stars in competition for Emmys this year include John Legend, Bruno Mars, Sara Bareilles and Ricky Martin.
Legend and Bareilles each earned acting nods for their roles in NBC’s “Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert.” Mars, an 11-time Grammy winner, earned a nomination for outstanding music direction for his first TV special, CBS’ “Bruno Mars: 24K Magic Live at the Apollo.”
Martin is up for outstanding supporting actor in a limited series or movie for his role in FX’s “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story.”
Legend, who has won several Grammys as well as an Oscar and a Tony, could become an EGOT — one of the rare entertainers to win an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and a Tony — if he takes home outstanding lead actor in a limited series or movie.