Barack Obama receives an Emmy for his narration of the National Parks series.

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Barack Obama receives an Emmy for his narration of the National Parks series.

The former president received an Emmy Award on Saturday along with his two Grammys.

Obama received an Emmy nomination for best narrator for his work on the Netflix documentary series “Our Great National Parks.”

Barack and Michelle Obama’s production business, “Higher Ground,” is behind the five-part series, which highlights national parks worldwide.

He was the most well-known nominee in a category that included Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, David Attenborough and Lupita Nyong’o for the prize at Saturday night’s Creative Arts Emmys.

Barack Obama has previously received Grammy Awards for audiobook readings of his autobiographies “The Audacity of Hope” and “Dreams From My Father.” Michelle Obama received her own Grammy in 2020 for reading her audiobook.

EGOT refers to entertainers who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony. 17 individuals have done it so far.

On Saturday, the late Chadwick Boseman won an Emmy for his voice work. The “Black Panther” actor received the award for best character voicing for the Disney+ and Marvel Studios animated series “What If…?”

On the show, Boseman voiced his “Black Panther” character T’Challa in an alternate universe where he becomes Star-Lord from “Guardians of the Galaxy.”


It was one of Boseman’s final creations before his death in 2020 from colon cancer at 43.

This post has been updated to correct one of Barack Obama’s Grammy-winning recordings. He won for “A Promised Land,” “The Audacity of Hope,” and “Dreams From My Father.”

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