Burna Boy’s first studio album titled “African Giant” was nominated in the 2020 World Music Album Award category.
The Grammy Award nominees are albums containing at least 51% playing time of new vocal or instrumental World Music recordings.
Angelique Kidjo who noted for her diverse musical influences and creative music videos, was remarked “Africa’s premier diva” by Time magazine in 2007.
The singer is known for her hit songs which include “Agolo”, “We We”, “Adouma”, “Wombo Lombo”, “Afirika”, “Batonga”, and her version of “Malaika”.
This year’s win marks her fourth win in the category and fourth GRAMMY win overall.
While delivering 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.
Four years ago on this stage, I was telling you that the new generations of artists coming from Africa gonna take you by storm and the time has come.
Celia Cruz, for me she’s the goddess of salsa. She’s the queen of salsa. She is one of those artists that taught me at a young age that my gender cannot define who I am, that I can do everything I wanted to do.
SEE HOW TO MAKE MONEY ON THIS PLATFORM>>[http://bit.ly/2PvYHfC]
Donate to support Freshreporters=>https://freshreporters.com/support
For publication of your news content, articles, videos or any other news worthy materials, please send a mail to thefreshrepo [email protected]
For Advert and other info, you can send a WhatsApp Message to +2347050565443
Join thousands of readers to receive daily Latest News: