The accolades keep flowing in for Kimbra after the Kiwi singer won an international songwriting award.

Kimbra, currently riding an international wave of success thanks to her guest spot on Gotye's hit single Somebody That I Used to Know, topped the International Songwriting Competition with Cameo Lover.

The 22-year-old's debut album Vows is being releaed in America on May 22.

The prestigious ISC is open to amateur and professional songwriters and musicians of all levels, and is designed to promote aspiring and established artists and their songs.

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Judges include Tori Amos, Ozzy Osbourne, Kelly Clarkson and Tom Waits.

Watch the video for Cameo Lover:

- Herald online