Angélique Kidjo

Singer-songwriter Angélique Kidjo has been recognized as one of Africa’s “50 most iconic figures” (the BBC) and one of the world’s “100 most inspiring women” (The Guardian). Among the many honors she’s received was her June 2103 appointment as vice-president of CISAC, the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers. She now makes her home in Brooklyn, New York, with her family. In 2014, she will follow up the release of her memoir with the release of a new album of original songs, distributed by Savoy Records, and a world tour.

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