Kara DioGuardi is getting her new year off to a “helluva high note”! The former American Idol judge and her husband Mike McCuddy welcomed a son via gestational surrogate today, January 31st. According to People, Greyson James Carroll McCuddy weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces upon arrival. On top of becoming a mom, DioGuardi has kept busy since her Idol days, writing both songs and her memoir (“A Helluva High Note: Surviving Life, Love and American Idol”). Now she just has to survive those sleepless nights!