The iconic singer and activist has won the Grammy for Best World Music Album for her Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg collaboration, Sings.
Kidjo was up against South African choral group legends Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Malawi’s Zomba Prison Project, Brazilian legend Gilberto Gil and Indian sitarist Anoushka Shankar.
The following is a list of the winners in a selection of top categories at the 58th Grammy Awards, which were presented in Los Angeles on Monday:
Album of the Year: Taylor Swift, “1989”
Record of the Year (for single): Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk”
Song of the Year (for songwriting): Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud”
Best New Artist: Meghan Trainor
Best Pop Vocal Album: Taylor Swift, “1989”
Best Pop Solo Performance: Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud”
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance: Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk”
Best Rock Album: Muse, “Drones”
Best Alternative Music Album: Alabama Shakes, “Sound and Color”
Best Rap Album: Kendrick Lamar, “To Pimp a Butterfly”
Best World Music Album: Angelique Kidjo, “Sings” (Benin/Luxembourg)
Best Dance/Electronic Album: Skrillex and Diplo, “Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack U”