2) Angélique Kidjo (2 Grammys)
The lady of many attributes, Kidjo is a Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter and activist from Benin, recognized for her multifaceted musical influences and creative music videos.
She released the album, Djin Djin, in 2007 which earned her a Grammy for Best Contemporary World Music album. She also won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding World Music album. Another album of hers, EVE, released in 2014, won the Grammy for Best World Music Album at the 57th Grammy Awards.