Kimbra Lee Johnson who was born on the 27th of March in 1990 is a songwriter, singer and a guitarist. She released her debut album titled as Vows on the 29th of August in 2011. This album of her was ranked in the top five in the charts of Australia as well as in New Zealand. On the 22nd of May in 2012, her album was successfully released in North America. It debuted at the number 15th slot on the Billboard charts. She is most famous for having featured in the multi-platinum song known as “Somebody That I Used to Know” by the artist, Gotye.
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The main music genres of this young music artist are jazz, soul and pop. Apart from being a lead vocalist and strumming the guitar brilliantly, she also plays the tambourine. She has been actively a part of the music industry since 2000 till the present. The music recording labels that she has been associated with have been Warner Bros. Records and Forum 5.
Some of her early public performances comprise of her singing in 2000 at the famous Waikato Times Gold Cup race meeting. She was just ten years old at that time. She also sung the national anthem of New Zealand to a crowd of nearly 27,000 people in 2002, at the popular NPC rugby union final. She won the Juice TV Award in the category of Best Breakthrough Music video for a second song called “Simply on My Lips”.
In June 2010, she effectively released her first song on the music recording Label Company Forum 5. The song was known as “Settle Down”. On the 10th of December in 2010, the Indretronica group Miami Horror released their song named “I Look to You” which featured the dynamic vocals of Kimbra. The music video of the song also features her in it.
At the start of 2011, her song “Cameo Lover” turned out to be a finalist for the popular 2011 Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition. She won the competition. In March in 2011, she had “Cameo Lover” issued as her official new single. The music video of the song was released the following month in April which was directed by Franklin. “Cameo Lover” won the competition of songwriting on the 15th of July in 2011. This win was ahead of the multiplatinum song “Somebody That I Used to Know” which was written by the famous musician Gotye who is of Belgian-Australian origin.
On the 29th of August in 2011, her debut album titled as Vows was fruitfully released in New Zealand. On the 2nd of September in 2011, it was released in Australia. In just the first week of the release, the album was charted on the number third position in New Zealand, 14th position in the United States of America and fifth position in Australia. In the second week, the album went onto peaking at number four on the popular ARIA Albums Chart.
Kimbra has won the Critics’ Choice Award at the known 2011 New Zealand Music Awards. She won in the categories of Best Song (for “Somebody That I Used to Know”) and Best Female Artist at the ARIA Music Awards that were held in 2011. The album that was released in the US had some new songs included in it which were not in the release of Australia and New Zealand. This is a splendid chance for you to get Kimbra tickets and experience a rocking live music concert which will be truly memorable.
On the 19th of January 2012, her song tilted as “Good Intent” featured on an episode of the hit ABC’s TV series called Grey’s Anatomy. This song of hers is also featured in the video game known as The Sims 3: Pets. The Rolling Stone Awards that were held in 2012 saw her winning in the category of “One to Watch” Award.
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