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Kimbra

Kimbra is a recording artist from New Zealand who mixes pop with classic R&B, jazz and rock musical elements.

Her debut album, Vows, was released in Australia in 2011. A reworked version of the album was released in Europe and the United States in 2012. It featured several new songs, and reached number 14 on the Billboard charts. Kimbra is featured in the 2012 multi-platinum single "Somebody That I Used to Know" by Gotye. On 10 February 2013, she and Gotye won the Record of the Year and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance awards at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards Show for "Somebody That I Used to Know". This achievement made her only the third New Zealand singer to win a Grammy Award in history. Kimbra's second studio album, The Golden Echo, was officially released on 19 August 2014 to positive critical reception.

Photo: Thom Kerr