New Zealand pop singer Kimbra is a soulful vocalist with a bent toward jazzy R&B and indie rock-influenced dance music. Born Kimbra Johnson, she began taking guitar lessons around age 12 and was performing live by her teens. Her first single, "Settle Down," was released in 2010, the same year she guested on a track ("I Look to You") by Miami Horror. In 2011, Kimbra released her debut album, Vows, featuring the single "Settle Down." Also in 2011, she appeared on the widely popular single "Somebody That I Used to Know" with Australian-Belgian singer Gotye. A significantly reworked version of her debut album was released in the U.S. during May of 2012.
HOMETOWNHamilton, New Zealand
BORNMarch 27, 1990