What's better than three American Idol judges? The show is hoping you said, "four American Idol judges." Starting in 2009, the eighth season of American Idol will add Grammy-nominated songwriter Kara DioGuardi to the panel. Who is Grammy-nominated songwriter Kara DioGuardi? Let's go to the press release:

One of the industry's most sought after songwriters and producers, DioGuardi's songs have appeared on more than 100 million records. Her songs have been recorded by Grammy award-winning artists including Kelly Clarkson, Christina Aguilera, Gwen Stefani, Celine Dion, Faith Hill, Carrie Underwood, Santana, and Pink. Scores of major recording artists including Britney Spears, Avril Lavigne, Pussycat Dolls, Miley Cyrus, The Jonas Brothers, Natasha Bedingfield, Jewel, Ashley Tisdale, Katharine McPhee, Taylor Hicks, Bo Bice, Clay Aiken, Ashlee Simpson, Hilary Duff, Jessica Simpson, Kylie Minogue, Enrique Iglesias, Nick Lachey and Marc Anthony have also released DioGuardi's songs.



Wow. Is that a list of credits or a rap sheet?

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