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American Idol is adding fourth judge August 25, 2008

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Kara Elizabeth DioGuardi (born December 9, 1970) is an American songwriter, record producer, and singer who has contributed to a long list of internationally successful popular songs. She writes music that is in a light pop-rock genre. She will be a judge on the eighth season of American Idol.

She is a multi-Grammy nominated, much sought after songwriter, writing or co-writing many international hit songs from 1999 to today (see discography below).

Kara DioGuardi’s songs have been recorded by artists including Celine Dion, Kelly Clarkson, Pink, Carrie Underwood, Avril Lavigne, Hannah Montana, The Jonas Brothers, Faith Hill, Santana, Ashlee Simpson, Jewel, Christina Aguilera, Kylie Minogue, and many others. DioGuardi has also had much success with major Latin music artists including RBD, Laura Pausini, Enrique Iglesias, Marc Anthony, ThalĂ­a, Ricky Martin and Carlos Santana. DioGuardi can also be heard performing backup vocals on some of these recordings.

Senior VP of A&R at Warner Bros. Records, Kara has recently signed arists Jason Reeves, Laze & Royal, Atozzio and David Hodges to the label.

DioGuardi’s forthcoming releases and collaborations include cuts from artists David Cook, Britney Spears, Esmee Denters, Pink, Martina McBride, Hannah Montana, Demi Lovato, Diego, Menudo, Tom Jones, Amie Miriello, The Pussycat Dolls, Nick Lachey, Daniel Powter, Crosby Loggins, Tyler Hilton, Halestorm, Jesse Lee, and the Clique Girlz. She also has songs featured in Camp Rock, The Cheetah Girls 3 and the Hannah Montana movie.

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