Angélique Kidjo dedicates her Grammy to Burna Boy

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The Beninese singer Angélique Kidjo has dedicated her Grammy award to the Nigerian singer Burna Boy who was up against her to win the music prize.

They were set against each other in the World Music category of the US music awards on Sunday night.

But Kidjo won, for the fourth time, leaving Burna Boy still waiting to win his first.

She said that he is changing Africa:Quote Message: “Four years ago on this stage, I was telling you that the new generation of artists coming from Africa are going to take you by storm.

“Four years ago on this stage, I was telling you that the new generation of artists coming from Africa are going to take you by storm.Quote Message: And the time has come. This is for Burna Boy.

And the time has come. This is for Burna Boy.Quote Message: Burna Boy is among those young artists that come from Africa that is changing the way our continent is perceived and the way African music has been the bedrock of every music.”

Burna Boy is among those young artists that come from Africa that is changing the way our continent is perceived and the way African music has been the bedrock of every music.”

-BBC

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