Angelique Kidjo is a Grammy Award winning Beninoise singer-songwriter and activist who Time Magazine calls "Africa's premiere diva." The Guardian has listed her as one of the 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.
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Steve Jordan & Angelique Kidjo
S. Epatha Merkerson in the crowd