The 64th Grammy Awards was just concluded at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas as Angelique Kidjo took home the Best Global Music Album with her project “Mother Nature”.
This was her 5th award at the Grammys as she was nominated alongside Nigerian superstar, Wizkid‘s “Made In Lagos (Deluxe)”, Femi Kuti & Made Kuti‘s “Legacy+”, “Voice Of Bunbon, Vol. 1” by Rocky Dawuni, and “East West Players Presents: Daniel Ho & Friends Live In Concert” by Daniel Ho & Friends.
‘Mother Nature’ album featured the likes of Burna Boy, Yemi Alade, Mr Eazi and more on different songs.
— Recording Academy / GRAMMYs (@RecordingAcad) April 3, 2022
During her acceptance speech, she gave a shout-out to those three artists. She said, “When I won [my last] Grammy, I said that the young musicians from Africa are gonna take the world by storm, so I want to thank them: Yemi Alade, Burna Boy, Sting, Mr. Eazi…”
Congratulations to her!!!