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Just In: Angelique Kidjo Pips Burna Boy To Grammy Award

Beninoise singer, Angelique Kidjo picked up her 4th Grammy Award on a trot as she won the World Music Album award ahead of Burna Boy and other nominees.

Kidjo’s ‘Celia’ emerged winner from a pool of 5 nominees. Nigerians had rallied for a Burna Boy victory but his ‘African Giant’ album was beaten to the award.

The legendary Beninoise in her address dedicated the award to Burna Boy for flying the African flag through his message-laden music.

Holding the award aloft, she said; “This is for Burna Boy” before going on to hail her team, husband and daughter for their support for her music.

 

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