Angélique Kidjo
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1960-07-14
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Angélique Kidjo

Angélique Kidjo Biography (Wikipedia)

Angélique Kpasseloko Hinto Hounsinou Kandjo Manta Zogbin Kidjo, known as Angélique Kidjo (born July 14, 1960), is a Beninese-American singer-songwriter, actress, and activist who is noted for her diverse musical influences and creative music videos. Time magazine has called her "Africa's premier diva". The BBC has included Kidjo in its list of the African continent's 50 most iconic figures. The Guardian has listed her as one of its Top 100 Most Inspiring Women in the World and Kidjo is the first woman to be listed among "The 40 Most Powerful Celebrities in Africa" by Forbes magazine. The Daily Telegraph in London described her as "The undisputed queen of African music" during the 2012 Olympic Games River of Music Festival. In March 2013, National Public Radio (NPR) in America, called her "Africa's greatest living diva". Kidjo is listed among the "2014 Most Influential Africans" by New African magazine and Jeune Afrique. Forbes Afrique put Kidjo on the cover of their "100 most influential women" issue in 2015. On June 6, 2013, Kidjo was elected vice-president of the Confédération Internationale des Sociétés d´Auteurs et Compositeurs (CISAC). She now resides in New York City, where she is an occasional contributor to The New York Times. Kidjo has received Honorary Doctorates from Yale University, Berklee College of Music and Middlebury College. She is the 2018 Harvard University Jazz Master In Residence.[citation needed]

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Angélique Kidjo Performances & Interviews


Angélique Kidjo Tracks

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Miriam Makeba
Pata Pata
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Pata Pata
Angélique Kidjo
La Vida Es Un Carnival
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La Vida Es Un Carnival
Angélique Kidjo
Awalole (feat. Lëtzebuerger philharmoneschen Orchester)
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Awalole (feat. Lëtzebuerger philharmoneschen Orchester)
Maurice Ravel
Lonlon
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Lonlon
Angélique Kidjo
Quimbara
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Quimbara
Angélique Kidjo
Cucala
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Cucala
Angélique Kidjo
Bemba Colora
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Bemba Colora
Angélique Kidjo
Quimbera (Radio London Session, 28 Jun 19)
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Quimbera (Radio London Session, 28 Jun 19)
Hackney Colliery Band
Mm Mm (feat. Angélique Kidjo, Roundhouse Choir & Angelique Kidjo & Roundhouse Choir)
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Mm Mm (feat. Angélique Kidjo, Roundhouse Choir & Angelique Kidjo & Roundhouse Choir)

Mm Mm (feat. Angélique Kidjo, Roundhouse Choir & Angelique Kidjo & Roundhouse Choir)

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Roundhouse Choir
Angelique Kidjo & Roundhouse Choir
Angélique Kidjo
We Are One
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We Are One
Angélique Kidjo
Quimbara
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Quimbara
Angélique Kidjo
Cucula
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Cucula
Angélique Kidjo
Baila Yemaja
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Baila Yemaja
Hackney Colliery Band
Hackney Colliery Band (feat. Angélique Kidjo & Angelique Kidjo - Mm Mm)
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Hackney Colliery Band (feat. Angélique Kidjo & Angelique Kidjo - Mm Mm)
Salif Keita
Itarafo (feat. Angélique Kidjo & MHD)
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Itarafo (feat. Angélique Kidjo & MHD)
Angélique Kidjo
Yemaya
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Yemaya
Hackney Colliery Band
Mm mm
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Mm mm
Hackney Colliery Band
Mm Mm (feat. Angelique Kidjo & Roundhouse Choir)
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Mm Mm (feat. Angelique Kidjo & Roundhouse Choir)
Angélique Kidjo
Once In A Lifetime
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Once In A Lifetime
Angélique Kidjo
Toro Mata
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Toro Mata
Angélique Kidjo
Shango Wa
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Shango Wa
Angélique Kidjo
Bana
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Bana
Angélique Kidjo
Gimme Shelter
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Gimme Shelter
Angélique Kidjo
Crosseyed And Painless
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Crosseyed And Painless
Angélique Kidjo
Born Under Punches
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Born Under Punches
Angélique Kidjo
Salala
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Salala
Adam Salim & Angélique Kidjo
Malaika
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Malaika

Malaika

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Adam Salim
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Angélique Kidjo
Wombo Lombo
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Wombo Lombo
Angélique Kidjo
The Great Curve
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The Great Curve
Angélique Kidjo
Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On)
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Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On)
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2019: Prom 16: Late Night – Angélique Kidjo
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Royal Albert Hall
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2019
Proms 2019: Prom 16: Late Night – Angélique Kidjo

Proms 2019: Prom 16: Late Night – Angélique Kidjo

Royal Albert Hall
BBC Music Presents The Biggest Weekend
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Coventry, War Memorial Park
2018-05-28T01:05:14
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28
May
2018
BBC Music Presents The Biggest Weekend

BBC Music Presents The Biggest Weekend

Coventry, War Memorial Park

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