Singer, Angélique Kidjo has won the 64th Annual Grammy Award in the Best Global Music Album category for 2022, a position which Wizkid’s Made in Lagos was competing for with others.
See albums and people in the category for Best Global Album below:
Voice Of Bunbon, Vol. 1
East West Players Presents: Daniel Ho & Friends Live In Concert
Daniel Ho & Friends
Made in Lagos
Check out some Twitter reactions from Wizkid fans as he loses Best Global Music Album to Angélique Kidjo
Wizkid is still the greatest to ever do it!_Omotara Akanni
My Goat, My King??
Person wey win Wizkid get 13k followers ?_King Lamarr
Grammy you do this one! Oya na!!
You don carry ur hate for Nigeria to Starboy!! Innocent Wizkid ! Grammy YOU DO THIS ONE !!!! Oya na_Alhaji Beardless
No matter what, Wizkid made the GREATEST AFRICAN ALBUM EVER and It is named “Made In Lagos” ?_Sakpo
Wizkid and Tems deserve the world and all the Grammys_Tomás Mier
About Angélique Kidjo
Angelique Kidjo is a Beninese singer, songwriter, and actress. She is specialized in Afropop, Afrobeat, Reggae, and world music. With over 513,500 followers and subscribers on Twitter and Instagram, her content has had over 20,175,515 total views on YouTube since 2007.
Kidjo has collaborated and performed with John Legend, Josh Gobran, Alicia Keys, Bono, Carlos Santana, Dianne Reeves, Peter Gabriel, Yemi Alade, Burna Boy, and others.
She has released many albums including Sings, Ayé, Logozo, Fifa, Remain in Light, Celia, and Mother Nature among others.
In 2021, she was featured on Time Magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world.
The singer started performing in her mother’s theater troupe as a teenager with her brothers. When she was age 20, she moved to Paris where she met French producer Jean Hebrail and rise to prominence in 1983.
Angelique Kijo is also known for her humanitarian services as a way of giving back to the community. She was one of the four vice presidents of the Societies of Authors and Composers in 2013. Kijo wrote a memoir entitled Spirit Rising which was published by Harper Collins in 2014.
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