After the argument and clamour of who to grab the Best World Album award in that category came to finalization last night, 26th of January,2020 as Angelique Kidjo won it over Burna Boy.
Angelique Kidjo, the winner of best world music album for “Celia”, dedicated her award to Burna Boy her competitor during the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards.
Read the Speech by the 2020 Grammy Award Winner Angelique Kpasseloko Hinto Hounsinou Kandjo Manta Zogbin Kidjo
Oh my God, four years ago on this stage, I was telling you that the new generation of artists coming from Africa is gonna take you by storm, and the time has come, this is for Burna Boy!!
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 rock layer of every music.”
She ended her speech saying “We have got to talk to one another, even if we disagree. If we don’t do that, we lose everything. This is for all of you in Africa, my fans”
She also gave a special thanks to the Grammys.