PHOTOS: Legendary Beninese-born singer, Angelique Kidjo won the Grammy for Best World Music Album
This is the second straight year that Kidjo has won the Best World Music Album prize, after last year’s “Eve” that paid tribute to African women.
A visibly excited Kidjo, ran to the stage to accept the award and danced to James Brown’s “I Feel Good,” performed by a pit orchestra. “I want to dedicate this Grammy to all the traditional musicians in Africa, in my country, to all the young generation. Africa is on the rise, Africa is positive, Africa is joyful. Let’s get together and be one with music, and say no to hate and violence,” she said