Kara DioGuardi was born in New Rochelle, New York
. She is the daughter of politician Joseph J. DioGuardi. She is a BA in political Science from Duke University. After her grads, Kara had worked for the Billboard Magazine.
Biography and Career:
Her work at the Billboard Magazine was in the role of an assistant, though later she got promoted to advertising sales. But Kara dreamt of her career in music artist. Eventually, she took to writing songs out of her own feelings.
In 1995, she recorded a demo of her song "Spinning Around" with MCA. When Kylie Minogue heard the demo, she was amazed with it and asked for Kara's consent to record the song. Later on, she wrote songs for the like of
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. The songs she wrote have reached to top spots on the US charts and even in other countries.
Still, Kara was not satisfied with writing only. She formed her own production house, Arthouse Entertainment. Since then, her company has become the seventh largest music publisher in the US.
Kara Dioguardi was next offered the post of judge at the American Idol, which she happily accepted. She makes a good judge too provided her song-writing experience and a taste for music which sounds good to ears.
Why is she famous?
Kara Dioguardi is famous as a songwriter for celebrated pop stars including Celine Dion, Britney Spears
and Pink. She has also been appointed as the fourth judge for season #8 of American Idol, along with Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson.
Here is one of her famous quotes:
"That's kind of my motto: 'All right, I'm gonna give you another chance, but you're skating on thin ice.'"
- Kara DioGuardi
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