Youssou N’Dour Biography

Summary Profile Description:

Youssou N’Dour is a legendary Senegalese singer and musician known for his powerful voice, socially conscious lyrics, and fusion of traditional African rhythms with modern music. With a career spanning decades, he has become one of Africa’s most celebrated artists, using his music to promote social change and raise awareness about important issues.

Personal Information:

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Full Name Youssou N’Dour
Birth Date October 1, 1959
Birth Place Dakar, Senegal
Parents El Hadji Ousseynou N’Dour and Sokhna Mané
Siblings Unknown


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Singer Performing and recording music
Songwriter Writing and composing songs
Musician Playing various instruments
Activist Advocating for social and political causes

Social Media Accounts:

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Instagram @youssoundour
Twitter @YoussouNdourSN
Facebook YoussouNdourOfficial

Awards and Projects:

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Awards Grammy Award for Best Contemporary World Music Album Recognized for his exceptional contributions to world music with his album “Egypt”
MTV Africa Music Legend Award Honored for his influential career and impact on the African music industry
Projects “Egypt” (2004) An album that showcased Youssou N’Dour’s fusion of African and Western musical styles
“Set” (1990) A critically acclaimed album featuring his signature blend of traditional and modern sounds



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