2016 EYG Star of the Year

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The Star of the Year.

What performer has had the biggest year?  This could be a movie actor, a musician, a tv star, or even a company.

Previous winners JJ Abrams, Marvel Studios, Jennifer Lawrence

This year’s EYG Star of the Year:

Lin-Manuel Miranda

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Lin wrote and starred in the Broadway sensation Hamilton.  He won a Tony Award for his performance in the musical, which also won the Tony for Best Musical (and 10 other awards) as well as a Pulitzer Prize for Drama.  He also wrote several of the songs for the Disney animated movie, Moana.  Miranda has been a huge pop cultural icon for 2016 and is only heading for bigger things.

 

Runners-upAmy Adams, Michael Shannon, The Stranger Things kids, “The Rock” Dwayne Johnson, Ryan Gosling, Kate McKinnon, Emma Stone. 

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