Congratulations are in order for Legendary music performer Angelique Kidjo as she clinched her 4th Grammy Award.
The Beninese singer-songwriter, actress, and activist who is noted for her diverse musical influences and creative music videos beat competition from Nigerian heavyweight Burna Boy (who had been tipped by many to win) and others including Altin Gün, Jules Buckley and Nathalie Joachim With Spektral Quartet.
She won with her album Celia.
Angelique Kidjo won her first Grammy in 2007 for Best Contemporary World Music Album with Djin Djin. She won the same category in 2014 with Eve.
She doubled up in 2015 as she won again with Sings.
In all, Angelique Kidjo has had 9 Grammy nominations and won 4.
Watch Koffee’s acceptance speech from below.