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Legal name: Kimbra Johnson


Kimbra Lee Johnson (born 27 March 1990), known mononymously as Kimbra, is a New Zealand recording artist who mixes pop with classic R&B, jazz and rock musical elements. Her musical influences range from Prince and soul singer Minnie Riperton, to Björk and Jeff Buckley. Her debut album, Vows, was released in Australia in 2011. Singles from the album include "Settle Down", "Cameo Lover" (which won an Australian Recording Industry Association Award), "Good Intent" and "Two Way Street".

A reworked version of the album was released in Europe and the United States in 2012. It featured several new songs, including "Come into My Head", "Warrior" (on which Kimbra was joined by musicians Mark Foster from Foster the People and DJ A-Trak), and a cover of Nina Simone's "Plain Gold Ring". Vows reached the top 5 in New Zealand and Australia; on 22 May 2012, the album was released in North America, debuting at 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.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2011 Vows Kimbra 5 9
2014 The Golden Echo Kimbra 5


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2011 Somebody That I Used to Know Gotye feat. Kimbra 4 6
2012 Warrior Kimbra feat. Mark Foster & A‐Trak 1
2012 Two Way Street Kimbra 2


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2012 Settle Down Kimbra 1

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2012 Vows Remixes Kimbra 1

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
Settle Down Peer Kusiv feat. Kimbra 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2011 Live at Sing Sing Studios Kimbra 1

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