Angelique Kidjo wins a Grammy Award for her Album DJIN DJIN


Angelique Kidjo released an album titled Djin Djin on May 1, 2007.

Many guests appear on the album including Josh Groban, Carlos Santana, Alicia Keys, Joss Stone, Peter Gabriel, Amadou and Mariam, Ziggy Marley,  and Branford Marsalis. The title, Djin Djin, refers to the sound of a bell in Africa that greets each new day. The album is produced by Tony Visconti, who is known for his work with David Bowie, Morrissey, and T. Rex, among others.

Djin Djin stayed at the number one spot for 3 weeks on the World Music Chart of Billboard Magazine. it won the Grammy for Best Contemporary World Music album at the 50th Grammy Awards .