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Grammys 2020: Angelique Kidjo speaks after winning award ahead of Burna Boy

African legend, Angelique Kidjo, Sunday night won the Grammys Best World Music Album before Nigeria’s Burna Boy.



The Grammys announced this on its Twitter handle @RecordingAcad whilst the live coverage was on.

“Congrats Best World Music Album winner – ‘Celia’ @angeliquekidjo”, the organisers tweeted.

Angelique Kidjo, however, hailed Burna Boy after learning the award.

She dedicated it to him for “the immense work he’s done to place Africa on the worldwide map”.

Burna Boy had received accolades and congratulations from Nigerians and artistes everywhere the planet following his nomination.

Reacting to his nomination, Burna Boy thanked his fans worldwide.

He wrote: “African Giant Album is nominated for Best world music Album at the Grammys⁠ !

“Thank you @RecordingAcad and everybody supporting me and therefore the album!”

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