Known for her boisterous costuming, stellar vocal force, tight beats and big brave pop sounds, Ngaiire is a musical force of nature. Drawing on her experiences growing up in Papua New Guinea, Ngaiire has a career that crosses genre and art form. Her work has seen her grace the stages of Glastonbury to Splendour In The Grass, national tours alongside artists as varied as Flume, Sufjan Stevens and Alicia Keys, compose music scores for dance companies and have her work performed at experimental art spaces including MOMA. Her debut solo album ‘Lamentations’ was released to critical acclaim in 2013 with her second album ‘Blastoma’ - named after the childhood cancer she is a survivor of - released in 2016 peaking in the ARIA Top 50 Charts and making it into multiple ‘Top Albums of 2016 Lists’. ‘Blastoma’ is also home to her single ‘Once’ which saw Ngaiire place in the Triple J Hottest 100, the first Papua New Guinean to ever do so. Ngaiire’s shows are renown for her fusion of art, fashion and music, she is the recipient of multiple accolades including 4 National Live Music Awards, an fBI Radio SMAC Award and most recently received the inaugural Australian Women In Music Award for Creative Excellence.
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