Maya Rudolph has won her very first Emmy Award!
Thursday for the fourth night of the Creative Arts Emmys, she took home Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance for voicing Connie the Hormone Monstress on Netflix’s Big Mouth. She had a lot of tough competition, including Wanda Sykes, Nancy Cartwright, Hank Azaria, Leslie Odom Jr. and Taika Waititi.
Overall, she was nominated for three Emmys this year and has the change to win her first Emmy for a live-action role on Sunday. She is nominated in the Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series category for stints on The Good Place and Saturday Night Live.
Rudolph celebrated her win with a fun Instagram story post.
aww Maya Rudolph’s instagram stories???? pic.twitter.com/RY4btW1DLs
— annie (@V0XLUX) September 18, 2020
“I’m so grateful because I’ve never won an Emmy. It’s a very wonderful feeling. I think it’d be better if I won more Emmys,” she joked.
The Emmys air Sunday night on ABC.