Superstar Kimbra has issued the Best Artist Award at 2018 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards (VNZMAs).
Her latest album, Primary heart, Was released in April and received positively by critics, according to Metacritic.
On Thursday evening, Hammton Hitmaker was nominated alongside the Six60 and Drax Project. She was not at the event but shared a video, with David Byrne, the head of their speech, who presented her with her trophy.
"Thank you New Zealand – I think I'll drink to you!" she said.
Kimbera has described her album in the past as having all the courage and coping with your fears.
"I think I shared a new side between myself and this new record, I tried to present the voice in a very decent way and get it out of production," she said in July.
Kiwi singer previously won two Grammys for her hit "Someone I Used To Know" with Gotye in 2013, being the only third New Zealand to win the Grammy Award.