30 Nov 2012

Kimbra named best female artist again

7:15 am on 30 November 2012

Former New Zealand singer, Kimbra, has been named the best female artist at the Australian music awards, the ARIAs, for the second consecutive year.

She took the award for her album, Vows at the awards in Sydney.

Kimbra, who now lives in Melbourne, shared the spotlight with Gotye, who dominated the night, winning four ARIA Awards, including best male artist and best album for Making Mirrors.

The ABC reports the Wiggles were awarded best children's album for a record 11th time.

Aboriginal music group Yothu Yindi were also inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame.