Kara DioGuardi

Kara DioGuardi

Name Kara DioGuardi
Profession Songwriter
Date of Birth 1970-12-09
Place of Birth Ossining, NY
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Birth Sign Sagittarius

About Kara DioGuardi

Songwriter who collaborated with Christina Aguilera, Jesse McCartney, Britney Spears, Pink, Meat Loaf, and many others.

Early Life of Kara DioGuardi

She was a weekend sports anchor and reporter for KVII-TV in Amarillo, Texas, from 1991 until 1993.

Trivia

Her songs appeared on albums that combined sold more than 160 million internationally. She also wrote for such films as Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam, Hannah Montana, and Raise Your Voice. Her songs were also been used in numerous films and TV shows.

Family Life

She married teacher and general contractor Mike McCuddy on July 5, 2009, with whom she had a son, Greyson James Carroll, by gestational carrier in 2013.

Associated With

She was a judge on Fox’s hit talent competition American Idol alongside Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson, Paula Abdul, and Ellen DeGeneres for the show’s eighth and ninth seasons.

Nicky Chinn

Nicky Chinn

Name Nicky Chinn
Profession Songwriter
Date of Birth 1970-01-01
Place of Birth England
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Birth Sign Taurus

About Nicky Chinn

English songwriter who wrote numerous hit songs in the UK and US during the 1970s and 1980s. Some of these songs include Tiger Feet, Devil Gate Drive, and Kiss you all Over.

Early Life of Nicky Chinn

He started writing songs at a young age and co-wrote two songs for the 1970 film There’s a Girl in My Soup.

Trivia

He won three Ivor Novello Awards for his work in songwriting.

Family Life

He comes from a London-based Jewish family.

Associated With

He co-wrote the song “A Beautiful Life” from Donny and Marie Osmond’s 2010 album Donny & Marie.

Norman Gimbel

Norman Gimbel

Name Norman Gimbel
Profession Songwriter
Date of Birth 1927-11-16
Place of Birth New York
Age 91 yrs
Death Date 2018-12-19
Birth Sign Scorpio

About Norman Gimbel

Award-winning lyricist best known for “Sway,” “Killing Me Softly with His Song,” “Canadian Sunset,” and many other hits.

Early Life of Norman Gimbel

He attended Baruch College and Columbia University, but was largely self-taught in music. He had some success writing novelty songs early on, such as A Whale of a Tale for Walt Disney’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea from 1954.

Trivia

He won the Oscar for “It Goes Like It Goes” from the 1979 drama Norma Rae. He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1984.

Family Life

He grew up in Brooklyn and was raised in a Jewish family.

Associated With

His song “Killing Me Softly with His Song” became a hit for Roberta Flack.

Naomi Saalfield

Naomi Saalfield

Name Naomi Saalfield
Profession Songwriter
Date of Birth 1970-01-01
Place of Birth Australia
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Birth Sign Taurus

About Naomi Saalfield

Australian singer-songwriter who goes by the stage name Nai Palm and who has been the lead vocalist and guitarist for the future-soul band Hiatus Kaiyote. The band is known for albums like 2015’s Choose Your Weapon and 2012’s Tawk Tomahawk.

Early Life of Naomi Saalfield

She worked as a fire dancer before joining Hiatus Kaiyote.

Trivia

Her and her band’s album Choose Your Weapon made it to the number 11 spot on the US Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.

Family Life

She has four siblings and lived in foster homes throughout her childhood.

Associated With

Her band Hiatus Kaiyote was nominated for a Grammy for Best R&B Performance for their song “Nakamarra” in 2013, which featured rapper Q Tip.

Jasmine Sandlas

Jasmine Sandlas

Name Jasmine Sandlas
Profession Songwriter
Date of Birth 1994-09-04
Place of Birth Punjab,
India
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Birth Sign Virgo

About Jasmine Sandlas

Indian singer who first gained national attention with the release of her hit debut single “Muskaan.” She is a well-known playback singer, contributing songs to films like 2014’s Kick and 2016’s One Night Stand.

Early Life of Jasmine Sandlas

She and her family moved to California when she was thirteen years old. She began writing her own songs when she was sixteen.

Trivia

She was nominated in the Best Female Playback category for her work on the film Kick at the 21st Screen Awards in 2015.

Family Life

Her mother encouraged her to sing at a young age.

Associated With

She performed a duet with Yo Yo Honey Singh called “Devil-Yaar Naa Miley” for Kick.