Angélique Kidjo, a four-time Grammy Award winner, is currently one of the biggest artists in international music, with thirteen original albums to her name.
A true performer, her striking voice, her on-stage presence and her multicultural influences have won the respect of her peers and taken her beyond the borders of Africa. She has managed to mix traditional African sounds from her childhood in Benin with sounds from American R&B, funk and jazz and European and Latin American influences. Her latest album "Mather Nature" (Decca Records/Universal) came out in June 2021.
Alongside symphonic concerts, she continues to perform the concerts that brought her to international renown alongside her four musicians.
She also continues her humanitarian work around the world as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and OXFAM Global Ambassador, while also heading her own charitable foundation, Batonga, which supports the education of young girls in Africa.
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