Angélique Kidjo dedicates Grammy Award to Burna Boy


Beninese salsa singer, Angélique Kidjo, dedicated her Grammy award to Nigerian singer African Giant, Burna Boy.

Kidjo and Burna were nominated in the World Best Music Album category for the awards.

Kidjo defeated Burna Boy, Altin Gün, Bokanté & Metropole Orkest Conducted By Jules Buckley, Nathalie Joachim & Spektral Quartet to win the award on Sunday.

Kidjo, a legend, has won grammies for a record four times.

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She saluted Burna Boy and said that he is changing Africa

“Four years ago on this stage, I was telling you that the new generation of artists coming from Africa are going to take you by storm.

“And the time has come. This is for Burna Boy.

“Burna Boy is among those young artists that come from Africa that is changing the way our continent is perceived and the way African music has been the bedrock of every music,” BBC Africa quoted Angelique Kidjo.