Angélique Kidjo Grammy Awards

Angélique Kidjo wins trophy at the Grammy Awards

Beninese singer Angélique Kidjo lifts a trophy at the 64th Grammy Awards held Sunday (April 3) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

The Singer won the best world music album of the year for her Mother Nature album. It featured Nigerian musicians Burna Boy, Yemi Alade and Mr Eazi.

The 61-year-old singer beat Nigerians Wizkid, Femi Kuti and Ghanaian Rocky Dawuni for the award.

This was her fifth Grammy win.

In her acceptance speech, she paid tribute to Africa’s new generation of artists who she said would take the world by storm.

South Africa’s Black Coffee also won the best dance/electronic music album.

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