- Kimbra Lee Johnson, known mononymously as Kimbra, is a New Zealand recording artist who mixes pop with classic R&B, jazz and rock musical elements
|How old is Kimbra in 2019? ||29 years|
- 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