Femi Kuti congratulates Angelique Kidjo on Grammy win

Afrobeat star Femi Kuti

Afro-beat, star Femi Kuti, has congratulated Beninese-American music icon, Angelique Kidjo on her Grammy win.

Kidjo won the Best Global Music Album award at the 2022 Grammys beating Femi, Wizkid and others.

Congratulating her on Twitter, Femi wrote: “Congratulations to Angelique Kidjo.”

Femi Kuti has been nominated six times in Best Album and Best Contemporary Music categories without a win.

In 2020, the 60-year-old was announced the winner of Best World Music Album category for her Celia at the 62nd Grammy Awards.

During her acceptance speech, Kidjo dedicated the award to Burna Boy and celebrated a new generation of African artistes coming up to represent the continent.

Wizkid won the Best Music Video for his collaboration with American singer Beyonce on the song ‘Brown Skin Girl’ at the 2021 Grammys.