Kari's story is one of extreme hard work and intense passion. Originally from South Florida, Kari Kimmel moved to Los Angeles to pursue her love of music. Since then, she has done everything from writing, recording and co-producing her own music to placing her songs in over 250 film and tv shows and has also been named one of the top 50 artists on VH1.com.
Kari's songs and voice have been featured in film and television shows such as: Shall We Dance, Footloose, The Hills, White Chicks, Greek, The Office, Suburgatory, Jane By Design, Community, Make It Or Break It, The Gilmore Girls, 10 Things I Hate About You, WALL-E, The Young and the Restless, Ella Enchanted, Dreamgirls, The Office, The Bold & The Beautiful, Life Unexpected, America's Funniest Home Videos, Pretty Little Liars and Burn Notice to name a few. Her songs have also been used in promos and trailers for the films and TV shows House, 90210 Private Practice, Grey's Anatomy, Nights in Rodanthe, Free Willy 4. Kari has also had on-camera performances on the show "The Voice" in which she sang backup for Florence and the Machine and had an acting/ singing role on "The Middle". Kari has released 4 solo albums: A Life in the Day, Pink Balloon, Out of Focus and her latest album "Go". She can also be heard on the Tinkerbell, Princess Disneymania, WALL-E, and Ella Enchanted Soundtracks.
Kari has performed live on the Adam Corolla & Danny Bonaduce radio show, the Conway & Whitman radio show, NBC Los Angeles and FOX Primeticket and has performed at many exciting events such as Dodger Games, a benefit hosted by Prince Edwards of Wales and the Greek Theater where she closed the show for the 2010 AIDS/ HIV walk in Los Angeles. Kari's music videos have also had some great exposure. She Sang the theme song and performed the music video for the movie "Ella Enchanted", seen on Radio Disney and the Ella Enchanted DVD. Kari's music video "Low" was used as the promo for the show Private Practice, and her music video "Trouble" has been featured on Oxygen and NBC Los Angeles. In addition, Kari's songs have also been recorded by artists such as The Backstreet Boys, Ke$ha, Joe Jonas, Demi Lovato and Gloria Gaynor.
Currently, you can hear Kari's song "Black" featured in The Walking Dead trailer which has already received over 2 million views within the first week. Kari is featured on 4 theme songs currently airing on TV- Big Rich Texas (Style), Wicked Fit (Style), The Choice (FOX) and Beverly Hills Nannies (ABC Fam). You can also hear her singing on the National Nissan Commercial. Kari is currently working on her next album set to release 2013!!