Kara DioGuardi

Kara DioGuardi

 Los Angeles, California, USA
BandPopAdult Contemporary

Kara DioGuardi is an accomplished songwriter, producer, Warner Brothers music executive and TV personality.

Biography

Kara DioGuardi is an accomplished songwriter, producer, Warner Brothers music executive and TV personality. As one of the most successful contemporary songwriters in the world, Kara’s songs have appeared on more than 160 million albums. She’s had over 316 songs released by major labels, 150 songs on platinum selling albums, and has enjoyed over 50 charting singles. Her credits include successes and collaborations with artists such as Pink, Katy Perry, Celine Dion, Kelly Clarkson, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Gwen Stefani, Carrie Underwood, Enrique Iglesias, Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker, Faith Hill, Santana and many more.

Kara is also an established record producer, record executive, music publisher and author. As Executive Vice President at Warner Brothers Records, Kara has signed artists such as Jason Derulo and Iyaz. Her publishing company, Arthouse Entertainment, boasts hits from Bruno Mars, Carrie Underwood, Cee-Lo Green, Eminem, B.O.B., Travie McCoy, Flo Rida, Whitney Houston and Sean Kingston.

Additionally, Kara was a judge on seasons 8 and 9 of the hit FOX show, American Idol and was recently featured as the head judge on Bravo’s songwriting reality show competition, Platinum Hit. In the fall of 2011, Kara made her Broadway stage debut as merry murderess, Roxie Hart, in the Tony Award-winning hit musical CHICAGO.

Kara is an active supporter of, and builds recording studios at Phoenix House, one of the nation’s leading non-profits dedicated to leading individuals, families and communities affected by addiction from disrupted to productive lives.

Discography

Ain't No Other Man (Live)
Escape (Live)
I Do Not Hook Up (Live)
Lost (Live)
Mama's Song (Live)
Pieces of Me (Live)
Q & A (Live)
Sober (Live)
Taking Chances (Live)
Terrified (Live)
Walk Away (Live)

Set List

Ain't No Other Man (Live)
Escape (Live)
I Do Not Hook Up (Live)
Lost (Live)
Mama's Song (Live)
Pieces of Me (Live)
Q & A (Live)
Sober (Live)
Taking Chances (Live)
Terrified (Live)
Walk Away (Live)