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 650 films, tv shows, trailers, video games and commercials.  She was also named one of the top 50 artists on VH1.com.

Kari’s songs have been in films such as World War Z, Southpaw and The Duff.  TV Shows such as The Office, New Girl, Pretty Little Liars, America’s Funniest Home Videos, and Grimm.  Promos and Trailers such as The Walking Dead, Grey’s Anatomy, and Fortitude.  Commercials and Video Games such as Google, Nissan and The Sims. Kari most recently landed her 16th theme song for the upcoming Dreamworks remake of a very popular 80’s show which will be premiering int he fall of 2018.  The theme she is most known for is The Fosters which she wrote, sang and co-produced.  

Kari has sung on various movies such as Pitch Perfect 1 & 2, Footloose (where she did a duet with Blake Shelton), Dreamgirls, Imagined, and loads of Disney movies.   She has also sung backgrounds for various artists such as Ringo Starr, Bruce Springsteen, Alicia Keys, John Legend, Stevie Wonder, John Mayer, Willie Nelson and Pharrell.  Kari’s songs have also been recorded by other recording artists such as The Backstreet Boys, Ke$ha, Joe Jonas, Demi Lovato, Gloria Gaynor, Shane Harper and Bridgit Mendler.

Kari is currently working on her new album “Gold & Glitter” which is slated for a 2018 release!