[Musicians’ Galore] Kara DioGuardi

23 Nov


Kara DioGuardi is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, music publisher, A&R executive, composer and TV personality.

Her recent songwriting credits include Matoma & Becky Hill’s “False Alarm” [Big Beat], Olly Murs’ “Unpredictable” [Sony Music], Melanie Martinez’s “Pity Party” [Atlantic] and Kelly Clarkson’s “Heartbeat Song” [RCA].

DioGuardi’s resume boasts further works with Ashlee Simpson (“Pieces of Me”), Christina Aguilera (“Ain’t No Other Man”), Katy Perry (“I Do Not Hook Up”), Gwen Stefani (“Rich Girl”), Kylie Minogue (“Spinning Around”), Pink (“Sober”), Colbie Caillat (“I Never Told You”) and Beyonce (“Beauty of Love”).

Among the producers she frequently collaborated with are Dave Stewart, John Shanks, Cutfather, Scott Storch, Patrik Berger, Cory Rooney, Dan Shea, Mitch Allan, Greg Wells, Jonathan Rotem, Emanuel Kiriakou, and Steve Morales.

DioGuardi also teamed up with hitmakers DJ Premier, Will.i.am, Rich Harrison, Mark Ronson, Salaam Remi, Polow Da Don, Rick Nowels, Mike Spencer, Arnthor Birgisson, Harvey Mason Jr., Guy Chambers, Syience, Walter Afanasieff, Jason Evigan, Greg Kurstin, Bloodshy & Avant, Martin Harrington, Ash Howes, Christopher Braide, Sacha Skarbek, and James Poyser.

On the songwriting front, she has co-penned songs with Cathy Dennis, Michelle Bell, Evan Bogart, Kasia Livingston, Zukhan Bey, Audra Mae, James Fauntleroy, Chantal Kreviazuk, Balewa Muhammad, Shelly Peiken, Paul Barry, Danielle Brisebois, Jacob Kasher, Coco Morier, Mischke Butler, Corte Ellis, Michelle Lewis, Candice Nelson, and Jason Reeves.

Hope you enjoy the following playlist dedicated to DioGuardi’s work!

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