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‘Platinum Hit’ Exec Producer Evan Bogart: Why He Chose Kara DioGuardi

Wes Ferguson | May 30, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Bravo is ready to shake up the reality competition world with Platinum Hit, a new show that goes behind the scenes of the industry like never before.

Celebuzz talks to executive producer — and hugely successful songwriter —  Evan Bogart about what makes the show so different, why he chose Jewel to host… More »

Kara DioGuardi Returns to TV With ‘Platinum Hit’ (VIDEO)

| May 30, 2011 - 10:00 am

Kara DioGuardi is back in the judge’s seat — but this time it’s for Bravo’s new series, Platinum Hit.

Hoping to cultivate a new generation of songwriters, Kara is ready for the world to see how hits are really made. She recently told NBC:
“Songs are the backbone of the music industry,… More »

Former ‘American Idol’ Judge Reveals She Was Date Raped By Music Producer

| April 19, 2011 - 8:12 am

Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler Join ‘Idol’

| September 22, 2010 - 10:23 am

After months of rumors and speculation, American Idol finally announced its two new judges on Wednesday, with Ryan Seacrest confirming in a live press conference that Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler will join the musical juggernaut in season-ten.
After the Aerosmith frontman, 62, was introduced on stage, J.Lo, 38, emerged from a cloud… More »

Labor Day Weekend in Review: Kanye, Bieber & Paris Scoop

| September 6, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Too busy enjoying fun in the sun this Labor Day Weekend to keep tabs on your favorite celebs? Not to worry —Celebuzz is more than happy to update you on Paris Hilton’s post-arrest vacation, Teresa Giudice’s latest legal drama and which American Idol judge is officially out in our handy Labor Day Weekend in Review:… More »

Kara DioGuardi Wanted to Leave ‘American Idol’

| August 23, 2010 - 4:41 pm

Don’t feel too bad for Kara DioGuardi. Sure, she might have gotten the ax from her American Idol judging gig, but she didn’t want the job anymore anyway. Really.
A source tells E! Online that DioGuardi, who was reportedly shown the door at Idol late last month, was actually looking to get off the… More »

Kara DioGuardi and Emmanuelle Chriqui Get Naked In ‘Allure’ (PHOTOS)

Alex Blagg | April 13, 2010 - 12:06 pm

Nice to see at least some famous women rebelling against society’s increasing obsession with fashion.
American Idol judge Kara DioGuardi, Grey’s Anatomy actress Jessica Capshaw, “Bubbly” chanteuse Colbie Caillat, Entourage beauty Emmanuelle Chriqui, Death at a Funeral actress Regina Hall and Michael Douglas’ sole reason for living, Catherine Zeta-Jones, all do their part to… More »

Celebrity Homes: Kara DioGuardi’s Idol Sanctuary (PHOTOS)

Alex Blagg | February 26, 2010 - 1:42 pm

Welcome to a photo tour of celebrity homes currently on the market, guided by the celebrities themselves (not really, but let’s pretend).
Next up on our star tour: the 3 bedroom, 3 1/2 bathroom, $1.6 million Idol Sanctuary of A.I. judge, Kara DioGuardi.  “No Boundaries” inside Kara’s home? 
Take a peek and see… More »

PHOTO GALLERY: Kara DioGuardi’s Fancy Footwork in NYC

Celebuzz | September 16, 2009 - 3:45 pm

Kara DioGuardi put on quite the performance for phogotographers outside her hotel in New York on Tuesday.
Decked out in a delightful red dress, the American Idol judge amazed everyone with her bending prowess by dipping under a low railing. If this whole singing-contest thing doesn’t work out for her, we bet she could… More »

Kara DioGuardi Approves Of Ellen On ‘Idol’

Betsy Waldman | September 11, 2009 - 10:30 am

It seems like everyone is excited that Ellen DeGeneres has been picked as the new judge on American Idol!
Idol judge Kara DioGuardi couldn’t be happier to share the judging table with the talk show host.
“I’m a huge Ellen DeGeneres fan,” she said in an interview airing today on Sirius XM’s The… More »

Kara DioGuardi “Shocked” by Paula’s Idol Exit

Celebuzz | August 7, 2009 - 5:45 pm

Count newest American Idol host Kara DioGuardi among those who were caught off-guard by Paula Abdul’s abrupt departure from American Idol earlier this week.
“I can’t get over it. I’m completely shocked,” DioGuardi professed on Ryan Seacrest’s KIISFM radio show on Friday. “It’s such a loss for the show, such a loss for the… More »

Kara DioGuardi Is Returning to American Idol

Celebuzz | July 30, 2009 - 8:45 am

Rejoice! Or, if you prefer, lament!
E! Online reports that controversial fourth American Idol judge Kara DioGuardi will indeed be returning for the show’s ninth season, which begins shooting auditions in the coming weeks.
“Her deal is done. There are no ifs, ands or buts,” a source reveals. “Done. She will be back.” More »

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