Find the best quotes by Kara DioGuardi.
You need to understand that a skilled professional songwriter can accelerate your success as an already talented musician. These people are writing every single day,…
The thing that’s tricky is sometimes the best voices – just because someone hits the big notes and sounds amazing – it doesn’t necessarily mean…
There’s a lot of craft that goes into achieving a hit song – at the beginning of your career, you’re usually more inspiration than craft,…
Look at someone like Ke$ha. I wouldn’t say she’s got the most rangy, incredible voice, but she’s got a thing. She stands for something, and…
Just because you’re a star on television doesn’t mean that you can be a music phenomenon or an artist. You have to have the material…
I wanted a child, and there was no way I could get pregnant under the stress of 18-hour work days and live TV. When you’re…
I think Bruno Mars is a great example of a great voice and classic songwriting with a twist that makes it contemporary. I think he’s…
I have breakups that I can credit to every song. In my twenties, I picked people who would create that dysfunction and drama, so I…
I don’t think people really understood what I did. And you know, in my book, ‘A Helluva High Note’ deals with my back story, that…
I can make the argument that people who don’t have the biggest ranges but have very unique voices, even if they may be pitchy at…
A great song should make you stop everything that you’re doing. You should be so into it that you just can’t imagine doing anything else…
Yeah… I was a singer as a kid. I had a lot of stage fright, and what’s happened with ‘Idol,’ it has got me past…
When I look at myself, I’d like not to have hair on the top of the ceiling.
Songwriters tell the truth.
Some of the best songs that artists perform year after year are ones they hated.
I’ve never been fired in my life.
I’m a native New Yorker, so I’m edgier; I kind of tell it like it is.
I was a pop-music junkie. My parents were into Frank Sinatra and Doris Day. They weren’t too excited when I had Aretha or the Stones…
I don’t go to record stores to look at my albums, but it’s always a thrill to see them.
I can sing in front of people. I can go on a TV show, live, and not feel like I’m going to throw up.
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