Age: 22
Since releasing her first single “Settle Down” in 2010, the quirky New Zealand-born singer has kept a relatively low profile. Her dazzling and soulful debut album Vows only charted in Australia and New Zealand. However, after being featured in Gotye’s megahit “Somebody that I Used to Know,” which is currently sitting comfortably atop the Billboard Hot 100, Kimbra’s own singles, especially the jazzy “Good Intent,” are garnering more attention worldwide.