RuPaul Makes History at This Year's Emmy

RuPaul Makes History at This Year's Emmy

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Sep. 20 2021, Published 4:21 p.m. ET

On Sunday, RuPaul surpassed Donald A. Morgan with the most awards from the TV Academy.

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VH1’s RuPaul’s Drag Race won an Emmy for Outstanding Competition Program at the 73rd Emmys. The victory gave RuPaul an 11th Emmy, which placed him as the most decorated Black artist in Emmy Awards history.

As he accepted his win, he thanked the Academy, Viacom, and CBS.

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Heading into Sunday’s award show, RuPaul was tied with Donald A. Morgan with 10 Emmy trophies. The win made RuPaul’s Drag Race picks up its fourth straight Emmy award for the outstanding competition program. Since 2016, RuPaul has sixth consecutive Emmy awards for Outstanding Host for a Reality-Competition Program.

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