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Batonga Founder, Angelique Kidjo, wins third Grammy Award for Best World Music Album

Congratulations to Batonga’s founder, Angélique Kidjo, on winning her third Grammy Award! We couldn’t be more proud.

Angelique’s accomplishments and her role as a philanthropist and advocate for girls’ education continue to inspire youth around the world to pursue an education and follow their dreams!

““Africa is on the rise. Africa is positive. Africa is joyful.” These were the words of Beninese songstress Angelique Kidjo as she collected the prize for the Best World Music Album at the Grammy Awards on Monday.

The award was the third Grammy Kidjo has collected in her career, and her second consecutive one in the World Music category. She has been described as “the undisputed queen of African music” and “Africa’s greatest living diva,” and was featured on the cover of Forbes Afrique top 100 most influential women issue in May 2015.”

Source: Newsweek Read the full article here!