“This is for Burna Boy” – Angelique Kidjo (Video)

_This is for Burna Boy_ - Angelique Kidjo (Video) lailasnews


Angelique Kidjo in a powerful statement, said her 2020 Grammy Award win is for Nigerian singer, Burna Boy.

We earlier reported that the Beninese singer-songwriter, Angelique Kidjo, was announced the winner of the Best World Music Album at the 62nd Grammy Awards, ahead of Nigerian, Burna Boy.

During her acceptance speech, Kidjo celebrated a new generation of African artists coming up to represent the continent while thanking luminaries who came before her for their contributions to world music, including Celia Cruz.

Kidjo who sings in more than five languages and whose career has spanned almost four decades was gracious in receiving the award and dedicated it to Burna Boy.

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“This is for Burna Boy,” she said, lifting up her award to cheers, and declaring the “African Giant” as part of the new generation of African musicians that are changing the global perception of Africa and its music.

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