By our reporter
South Africa and Benin artists have represented Africa in winning Grammy awards at the 64th annual Grammy music awards,
Beninese singer Angélique Kidjo Kidjo Mother Nature album won her the fourth Grammy when itb scooped the best world music album of the year beating Wizkid’s Made In Lagos (Deluxe) and Femi & Made Kuti’s Legacy + and Rocky Dawuni’s Voice Of Bunbon, Vol. 1.
Kidjo’s Mother Nature album featured Nigerian musicians Yemi Alade, Burna Boy and Mr Eazi.
In her acceptance speech, she paid tribute to Africa’s new generation of artists who she said would take the world by storm.
South African veteran DJ and producer Black Coffee won Best Dance/Electronic Music Album, beating Major Lazer and Marshmello.
It was his first-ever Grammy award and he received it alongside his eldest son Esona.
“I want to thank God for the gift of music and being able to share it with the world and heal souls and help people go through whatever they’re going through in life,” he said in his acceptance speech.