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Kimbra performing at Dcode Festival, 2012
Kimbra performing at Dcode Festival, 2012
Background information
Birth nameKimbra Lee Johnson
Born (1990-03-27) 27 March 1990 (age 34)
Hamilton, New Zealand
GenresPop, indie pop, electropop, jazz, soul, R&B, progressive music,[1] progressive metal[1]
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter, musician
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, tambourine.
Years active2000–present
LabelsForum 5, Warner Bros.

Kimbra Lee Johnson (born 27 March 1990), known as Kimbra, is a New Zealand singer, musician, and singer-songwriter who lives in Melbourne, Australia. Kimbra's musical style is inspired from many different styles- electropop, R&B, jazz and soul. Her first collection of songs, Vows,was released in Australia in 2011.

Kimbra is featured in the 2012 single "Somebody That I Used to Know" by Gotye. On 10 February 2013, she and Gotye won two awards at the 2013 Grammy Awards for "Somebody That I Used To Know".


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  1. 1.0 1.1 Mann, Tom. "Kimbra: "There are a lot of parallels between quantum physics and music"". FasterLouder. Archived from the original on 2014-08-20. Retrieved 2014-08-07.

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