Angélique Kidjo beats Wizkid, others to win Best Global Music Album

Angélique Kidjo beats Wizkid, others to win Best Global Music Album
Angélique Kidjo and Wizkid
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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.

Angélique Kidjo beats Wizkid, others to win Best Global Music Album
Angélique Kidjo

See albums and people in the category for Best Global Album below:

Voice Of Bunbon, Vol. 1

Rocky Dawuni

East West Players Presents: Daniel Ho & Friends Live In Concert

Daniel Ho & Friends

Mother Nature

Angelique Kidjo

Legacy +

Femi Kuti

Made in Lagos

Wizkid

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!
My Goat, My King🦅😇

_Omotara Akanni

Person wey win Wizkid get 13k followers 😭
Grammy you do this one! Oya na!!

_King Lamarr

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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