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Kimbra big winner at New Zealand Music Awards

Kimbra was the star of the show at the New Zealand Music Awards in Auckland, winning five Tuis including album of the year.

 
 

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KIMBRA was the star of the show at the New Zealand Music Awards in Auckland, winning five Tuis including album of the year.

She was presented with her award for her debut album Vows by folk rock group Mumford and Sons.

The 22-year-old from Hamilton also won an international achievement award, best female solo artist, breakthrough artist of the year and best pop album.

The evening’s legacy award went to Toy Love, with their introduction into the New Zealand Music Hall of Fame.

In theme with their name, Six60 won six Tuis  – best single, people’s choice, best group, highest selling New Zealand album, and single, and the New Zealand radio airplay record of the year.

Their debut album entered the New Zealand charts at No 1 and went gold in its first week of release.

Home Brew won urban/hip hop album of the year, and turned up to the red carpet with a goat.

Auckland’s Special Problems won best video award for their work on The Naked and Famous’ The Sun.

The Black Seeds won best roots album, and The Checks rock album of the year.

Ruban Nielson was best male solo artist for Unknown Mortal Orchestra, while brother Kody won alternative album of the year with Opossom.

 
 

 

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