Lin-Manuel Miranda Says So Much More Than 'Thank You' During His Acceptance Speeches

The "Hamilton" creator uses raps and sonnets to spread hope and love.

History has its eyes on Lin-Manuel Miranda, and he constantly delivers. 

The “Hamilton” creator is known to win things ― he nearly MacPEGOT’d at the Oscars this year (but lost Best Original Song to “City of Stars” from “La La Land”) ― and his victory speeches are nothing but net. 

Never one to shy away from making a statement, Miranda has addressed everything from love and immigration to “senseless acts of tragedy” as he rapped or sonneted his way through a moment

Check out some of his most inspiring acceptance speeches below and in the video above. 


2016 Tony Win for Best Score - “Hamilton” 

2016 Tony for Best Book of a Musical - “Hamilton” 

2016 Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album - “Hamilton”

2008 Tony for Best Score - “In the Heights”

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