With Adam Lambert, Danny Gokey and others putting on such stellar eighth season performances on American Idol, the presence of new judge Kara DioGuardi has almost gone unnoticed.

In a new interview with TV Guide Magazine, the songwriter even admits this may be her only experience on the show.

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Tomorrow morning, we'll have a full report on Kara DioGuardi's first night as an American Idol judge.

But a quick look at the songwriter's personal life reveals this tidbit of exciting information:

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The main American Idol talk this week has centered around Kara DioGuardi as the fourth judge on the show. Look for her in season eight.

But while decisions such as this were being made behind the scenes, the two most popular contestants from season seven were entertaining fans as part of the American Idols Live Tour.

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Kara DioGuardi Biography

New American Idol Judges
Kara DioGuardi is a Grammy-nominated songwriter who will be joining the judging table for American Idol's eighth season. DioGuardi grew... More »
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Kara DioGuardi Quotes

I have my own style ... I'm honest. And pretty feisty.

Kara DioGuardi

I can be pretty tough at times, and nurturing when I have to be.

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