Angelique Kidjo

Angelique Kidjo

Angelique Kidjo  Beninese Musician


Angélique Kpasseloko Hinto Hounsinou Kandjo Manta Zogbin Kidjo, known as Angélique Kidjo (July 14, 1960), is a Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter and activist from Benin, noted for her diverse musical influences and creative music videos. Time ma...

First Name Angelique
Last Name Kidjo
Age 56 years
Birthday 14th July, 1960
Birthplace Ouidah, Benin
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Nationality Beninese
Occupation Text Singer-songwriter
Occupation Musician
Music Genre (Text) Afropop, Afrobeat, reggae, world, world fusion, worldbeat, jazz, gospel, Latin, world music
Music Genre International
Year(s) Active 1982–present
Music Style Reggae, Worldbeat, Afro-Pop, Contemporary Reggae, African Traditions, Afro-Beat, Club/Dance, Electronic, West African, World Fusion, Jazz
Music Mood Earnest, Intimate, Sweet, Sentimental, Reflective, Searching, Spiritual, Intense, Enigmatic, Elaborate, Ambitious, Laid-Back/Mellow
Instrument Vocals
Record Label Island, Mango, PolyGram, Columbia, Razor & Tie, 429 Records
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Mother of George2013Ma NikeMovie
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2009Herself - Musical Guest (1 episode, 2010)TV Show
Africa Unite: A Celebration of Bob Marley's 60th Birthday2008Herself (as Angelique Kidjo)Movie
Herbie Hancock: Possibilities2006HerselfMovie
Live 82005HerselfTV Movie
Tavis Smiley2004Herself (2 episodes, 2010-2014)TV Show
Lightning in a Bottle2004HerselfMovie
People I Know2002Ms. Thuli Kani (as Angelique Kidjo)Movie
Late Show with David Letterman1993Herself - Musical Guest (1 episode, 2007)TV Show
Later with Jools Holland1992Herself (4 episodes, 1994-2010)TV Show
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1992Herself (2 episodes, 1992-2007)TV Show
CNN Newsroom1989Herself - Unicef Imagine Campaign (1 episode, 2014)TV Show
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