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2014-02-05 16:25:56

Album is a Hit Internationally SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Angelique Kidjo, the Benin born, Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter is celebrating her debut at #1 on the Billboard Current and Core World Albums charts for the release of her extraordinary new album Eve. The album is a vibrant collection of songs dedicated to the power of African womanhood, particularly those women she grew up with in her native Benin. Eve was released January 28(th) on 429...

2014-01-30 08:26:52

Extraordinary U.S. Press Includes NPR, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, USA Today and From London: The Guardian, The Daily Mail, Sunday Times & More SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Angelique Kidjo, the Benin born, Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter is celebrating her #1 chart position worldwide for the release of her extraordinary new album Eve, a vibrant collection of songs dedicated to the power of African womanhood, particularly those women she grew up with in...

2014-01-27 08:22:45

Extraordinary Press Includes NPR, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, USA Today & More SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Angelique Kidjo, the Benin born, Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter is celebrating the release of her extraordinary new album Eve, a vibrant collection of songs dedicated to the power of African womanhood, particularly those women she grew up with in her native Benin, which is released tomorrow on 429 Records. The album has garnered a staggering...

2014-01-13 08:23:45

429 Records Will Release "Eve" January 28th SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 13 , 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Angelique Kidjo, the Benin born, Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter has signed with 429 Records and is gearing up for an incredible 2014. She's preparing for the release of Eve, a vibrant new collection of songs dedicated to the power of African womanhood, particularly those women she grew up with in her native Benin; as well as planning a tour of the United States and promoting the release of...

2011-05-01 00:09:06

9th Annual Build a Well for Bono's Birthday fundraiser seeks donations to support improved water and sanitation at schools in Benin. Schenectady, NY (PRWEB) April 29, 2011 The African Well Fund (http://www.africanwellfund.org) is excited to announce that the beneficiary of the 9th Annual Build a Well for Bono's Birthday fundraising campaign will be four schools in Benin supported by Angelique Kidjo's Batonga Foundation (http://www.batongafoundation.org/). Donations received during this...

2011-02-10 08:04:00

Saturday, June 25 & Sunday, June 26 at Saratoga Performing Arts Center Festival Founder and NEA Jazz Master George Wein To Receive "Walk Of Fame" Star SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y., Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Freihofer's Saratoga Jazz Festival, one of the most celebrated and longest-running jazz events in the world, marks its 34th year at Saratoga Performing Arts Center, June 25 and 26, with a dynamic lineup of more than 20 acclaimed artists and ensembles on two stages....

2010-12-06 11:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- World music superstars lend their support to the latest release from USA For Africa titled We Are The World/United In Song, a digital compilation of 14 tracks featuring individual offerings from some of the genre's most compelling artists. As an added bonus the original recording of We Are The World is included on the compilation to mark the 25th Anniversary of the historic recording. Proceeds from this effort are going to assist Africa and...

2010-06-07 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Five-time Grammy winning artist and reggae icon Ziggy Marley, motivated by the historic occurrence of the World Cup being played in Africa for the first time, took the opportunity to write his current single "Africa Land." The song is an anthem to unity, freedom and new beginnings; well known principles championed by the legendary Marley family. "Africa Land" falls on the heels of Marley's 2009 Grammy-winning Children's album, "Family Time." For this...


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