Wizkid, Kuti Lose Grammy Award To Angélique Kidjo

Popular Nigerian singer, Ayodeji Balogun, professionally known as Wizkid lost a Grammy Award to Angelique Kidjo in the Best World Music Album category.

The Beninese singer on Sunday night won the Best World Music Album for ‘Mother Nature’, at the 64th Grammy Awards.

Kidjo while receiving the award on Sunday thanked Nigerian artistes who featured in the album, Burna Boy, Yemi Alade and Mr. Eazi.

Angélique‘s fifth Grammy award album ‘Mother Nature’ was worked on by several Producers such as Kel P of (Burna Boy), James Poyser of The Roots, Vtek, Rexxie, Synematik, Blue Lab Beats, -M-, Brad Thomas Ackley, David Donatien and Dany Synthé.

Femi Kuti and Mide Kuti were also nominated in the category but they lost the opportunity to clinch the award.

The winner of the Best World Music Album has performed with several international orchestras and symphonies, including the Bruckner Orchestra, The Royal Scottish National Orchestra, and the Philharmonie de Paris.

This article was originally published on Nigeria News