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 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, NPR, National Public Radio 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.

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Salala
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Salala
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Born Under Punches
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Born Under Punches
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Malaika
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Malaika

Malaika

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Once In A Lifetime
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Once In A Lifetime
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Wombo Lombo
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Wombo Lombo
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The Great Curve
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The Great Curve
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Crosseyed And Painless
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Crosseyed And Painless
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Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On)
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Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On)
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Crosseyed And Painless (Live In Session)
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Crosseyed And Painless (Live In Session)
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Afrika (The Biggest Weekend 2018)
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Afrika (The Biggest Weekend 2018)
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Pata Pata (The Biggest Weekend 2018)
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Pata Pata (The Biggest Weekend 2018)
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Crosseyed and Painless (The Biggest Weekend 2018)
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Crosseyed and Painless (The Biggest Weekend 2018)
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Kelele (The Biggest Weekend 2018)
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Kelele (The Biggest Weekend 2018)
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Kelele
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Kelele
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Lonlon - Ravel's Bolero
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Lonlon - Ravel's Bolero
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Lonlon
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Lonlon
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Afrika
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Afrika
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Lon Lon after Ravel's Bolero
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Lon Lon after Ravel's Bolero
Tuneyards, Question, Angélique Kidjo & Akua Naru
Lady
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Lady

Lady

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Tuneyards
Question
Akua Naru
Angélique Kidjo
Akwaba
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Akwaba
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Bana (feat. Yvonne Kidjo)
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Bana (feat. Yvonne Kidjo)
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Kelele
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Kelele
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2019
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Past BBC Events

BBC Music Presents The Biggest Weekend
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Coventry, War Memorial Park
2018-05-28T15:18:28
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2018
BBC Music Presents The Biggest Weekend

BBC Music Presents The Biggest Weekend

Coventry, War Memorial Park

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