Numbers: Audra McDonald

Audra McDonald is the queen of the Tony Awards. On June 8, the actress-singer, 43, won her sixth Tony (a record for a performer), the lead actress in a play award for her performance as Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill.

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With her win, McDonald also makes history as the first person to win Tonys in all four acting categories: lead actress in a play, featured actress in a play, lead actress in a musical and featured actress in a musical.

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Social networks lit up after McDonald's big win: She had a 483 percent jump in new Twitter followers and a 306 percent increase in new Facebook likes in the week ending June 8, according to Next Big Sound.

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McDonald scored a seasonal hit with "My Favorite Things," a duet with Carrie Underwood, from NBC's live staging of The Sound of Music last year. It hit No. 47 on the Holiday Digital Songs chart and is McDonald's best-selling song, with 12,000 downloads, according to Nielsen SoundScan.


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