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Lunch with Music Powerhouse and Former American Idol Judge Kara DioGuardi in NYC

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Enjoy lunch with music powerhouse Kara DioGuardi in New York City.

DioGuardi is a Grammy-nominated hit songwriter, producer, Warner Brothers Records executive, music publisher, author, Broadway performer, and TV personality. Her honors include BMI Pop Songwriter of the Year Award, NAMM Music For Life Award, NMPA Songwriter Icon Award, and she’s received more than 20 other Awards for co-writing the most performed songs on the radio. 

As one of the most successful contemporary songwriters in the world, Kara’s songs have appeared on more than 160 million albums. She has had over 50 charting singles with artists such as Pink, Christina Aguilera, Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Katy Perry, Rascal Flatts, Gwen Stefani, Enrique Iglesias, Celine Dion, The Band Perry, Leona Lewis, Backstreet Boys, Britney Spears, Natasha Bedingfield, Avril Lavigne, Santana, Meatloaf, and Darius Rucker, to name a few. Kara was also a judge on seasons 8 and 9 of the hit FOX show American Idol. Her book, “A Helluva High Note: Surviving Life, Love & American Idol”, was released in 2011. Later that year, she also made her Broadway debut as Roxy Hart in Chicago.

Her company Arthouse Entertainment, remains one of the most successful boutique publishers in the world, with hits by Bruno Mars, Eminem, Rihanna, Kelly Clarkson, Demi Lovato, Jason Derulo, and Cee Lo Green.

Donated by: Kara DioGuardi
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  • This is a private meet and greet.
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  • The winner can take something small to be signed.
  • The cost of the meal is included.
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Lunch with Music Powerhouse and Former American Idol Judge Kara DioGuardi in NYC

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