Beninese music star Angelique Kidjo on Sunday dedicated her fourth
Grammy award to Nigeria’s Burna Boy hailing him as one of the new
African artists that are taking the world stage by storm.
Kidjo’s Celia album won the Best World Music Album category, ahead
of Burna Boy’s African Giant. Fanm D’ayiti and What Heat were the other
‘‘Four years ago on this stage, I was telling you that the new
generation of artists coming from Africa gonna take you by storm. And
the time has come, this is for Burna Boy,’‘ Kidjo said in her acceptance
‘‘Burna Boy is among those young artists that come from Africa that
is changing the way our continent is perceived and the way that African
music is the bedrock of all music.’‘
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