61 minutes | Apr 26th 2021

American Idol’s Kara DioGuardi: Iconic Songwriter for Kelly Clarkson, XTina, Britney, Pink & Ashlee

Jess is joined by American Idol judge and legendary songwriter Kara DioGuardi to reflect on her incredible contributions to pop music throughout the 2000s. We go deep on the stories behind writing iconic songs including Kylie Minogue's "Spinning Around," Pink’s “Sober,” Christina Aguilera’s “Ain’t No Other Man,” Kelly Clarkson’s “Walk Away,” Britney’s Blackout album, and co-writing the bulk of Ashlee Simpson and Lindsay Lohan’s albums. Kara also reflects on helping to secure Adam Lambert’s spot on American Idol, a previous connection to Paula Abdul and her experience on Bravo’s songwriting competition show Platinum Hit. Follow @jessxnyc & @hottakesdeepdives
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