Angélique Kidjo is one of the greatest forces in African music; a creative energy with 12 international albums to her name, including the 2007 Grammy Award winning DjinDjin. Her discography spans 20 years and thousands of concerts around the world, making her an undeniably gifted performer and prolific songwriter.
She has collaborated with the greats from the Jazz and Pop worlds—including Philip Glass, Peter Gabriel, Branford Marsalis, Dianne Reeves, Herbie Hancock, Bono, Josh Groban, and Alicia Keys as well as Bluesfest alumni Carlos Santana, Dave Matthews, Dr John, John Legend and Joss Stone.
On her latest album and Savoy Records debut Eve, named after her own mother as well as the mythical “mother of all living,” the Benin born singer-songwriter builds on her ever-evolving legacy.
In addition to her phenomenal music credentials, Angélique is also a tireless campaigner for women’s health and education in Africa, and a UNICEF Peace Ambassador.
Don’t miss the return of Angélique Kidjo to Australia – you can be sure her performances will be very special!