The self-mocking lesbian took out the prize from the NZ Comedy Guild at the Classic in Auckland last night.
Carlson has again been highly-visible this year, both on the comedy circuit and in regular appearances on TV3‚Äôs 7 Days. Her continued success and comes after the natural laugh-gatherer started off in comedy on a dare from workmates.
She says she is both happy and surprised at her latest award, which she can add to two others ‚Äď and the NZ Comedy Guild Best Newcomer Award and the Andrew Kovacevich Memorial Cup.
Carlson was also nominated for the Billy T Comedy Award in 2011.