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Dr. Luke (September 26th 1973) Dr. Luke is a producer who worked on Kelly Clarkson's 'Since U Been Gone' with Max Martin. Dr. Luke: Net worth Dr. Luke has a net worth of $100 million according to Celebrity Net Worth (2015).

Musical Career: Dr. Luke was part of the Saturday Night Live Band as a guitarist from 1997 to 2007. During that time he worked on commercials and produced tracks for artists such as Mos Def, Black Star, KRS-One and Zack de la Rocha. Among his production credits are Kelly Clarkson's 'Since U Been Gone' with Max Martin, Pink's 'U + Ur Hand', Avril Lavigne's 'Girlfriend', the Sugababes' 'About You Now', Katy Perry's 'I Kissed a Girl', Miley Cyrus' 'Party in the U.S.A.', Britney Spears' 'Circus' and Jessie J's 'Price Tag'. He also did extensive work with Kesha on her second album 'Warrior'. In 2010, he won 10 ASCAP Pop Music Awards for songwriting and producing. That year he was also nominated at the Grammys.

Personal Life: Gottwald was born in Rhode Island but lived in New York City for a long time. He identifies as Jewish. He learned guitar at the age of 13. He was embroiled in a lot of conflict regarding his work with Kesha in 2013. He was accused of taking too much control over her work and instigating her struggle with bulimia nervosa. She later filed a lawsuit accusing him of sexual assault and harassment, after which he filed a countersuit for defamation.



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Sony Confirms Kesha Is Working On New Music


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Kesha’s record label Sony has confirmed that the singer is working on new music which will be realised ‘soon’.

The 29-year-old has been locked in a legal battle with producer Dr Luke since 2014, which has effectively put her music career on hold, but it appears new material could be coming sooner than expected.

Kesha Sony has said Kesha will release new music 'soon'

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Kesha Drops Assault Charges Against Dr. Luke In Bid To Save Career


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It seems that litigation between Kesha and Dr. Luke has come to a shocking end as the singer decides to drop all charges of sexual assault in a bid to get her career back on track. In fact, she's passed on a whole bunch of new songs to Luke's Sony label.

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Kesha filed the move to dismiss her allegations yesterday (August 1st 2016) and submitted a total of 28 songs to Dr. Luke's label in a bid to fulfill her contract as soon as possible so that she still might have a chance of a successful future.

Continue reading: Kesha Drops Assault Charges Against Dr. Luke In Bid To Save Career

Kesha Speaks Out After Dr Luke's Label Calls Off Her Billboard Music Awards Performance


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Singer Kesha has spoken out after her performance at this year’s Billboard Music Awards was cancelled when Dr Luke’s record label Kemosabe Records withdrew their support. Kesha was due to perform a cover of Bob Dylan’s ‘It Ain’t Me Babe’ at the ceremony on May 22nd, but it had been previously reported that the performance would include ‘direct references to her ongoing legal battle with Dr Luke’.

KeshaKesha will no longer be performing at the Billboard Music Awards.

On Instagram Kesha wrote: "I was very excited to perform a tribute to Bob Dylan by singing a cover of "It ain't me, babe" at the Billboard awards this year. I'm very sad and sorry to say I won't be allowed to do this.”

Continue reading: Kesha Speaks Out After Dr Luke's Label Calls Off Her Billboard Music Awards Performance

Kesha Hits Back At Body-Shamers On Instagram


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Kesha has hit back at body-shamers on Instagram after she posted a series of topless pictures and was met by negative comments from other users. The singer responded to those who had left the negative comments on her posts by declaring that she had decided to take her life back and reminding them that body shaming ‘makes you look like a dickhead’.

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On Sunday (May 15th) Kesha shared a series of what appeared to be topless pictures on the social media site. But after receiving negative comments from some users the 29-year-old decided to post an uplifting, positive message.

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Fans Lash Out At Jennifer Lopez Over Dr. Luke Produced Single 'I Ain't Your Mama'


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Jennifer Lopez has found herself losing a lot of support from her fanbase in the wake of her newest single 'I Ain't Your Mama' for the simple fact that it has been produced by Dr. Luke, who is currently amid legal proceedings after he was accused of sexual abuse by Kesha.

Jennifer LopezJennifer Lopez causes controversy by working with Dr. Luke

While Dr. Luke, real name Lukasz Gottwald has denied all allegations and no concrete evidence has yet been presented against him in court, Kesha still maintains her story and, indeed, so have many of her fans - several of which are celebrity supporters including Lena Dunham, Taylor Swift and Demi Lovato. But a lot of Kesha supporters out there are also J.Lo fans, and they have found themselves conflicted by the news that Lopez has hit the studio with the controversial Gottwald especially in light of what the song is actually about.

Continue reading: Fans Lash Out At Jennifer Lopez Over Dr. Luke Produced Single 'I Ain't Your Mama'

Kesha Claims Dr Luke Sexually And Emotionally Abused Her For 10 Years


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The multi-million selling pop star Kesha has filed a lawsuit against music producer Dr Luke, claiming that he sexually, physically, verbally and emotionally abused her for 10 years - almost killing her. In documents obtained by the gossip website TMZ.com, Kesha claims Dr Luke made sexual advances towards her after signing with him aged 18. She also claims he forced her to use drugs and alcohol to remove her defenses.

KeshaKesha claims Dr Luke abused her for 10 years

Recalling one alleged instance, Kesha says she was forced to snort something before getting on a plane, with Dr Luke forcing himself on her while she was drugged. She also claims Dr Luke once forced her to drink with him and take "sober pills" - later waking up naked in the producer's bed sore and sick.

Continue reading: Kesha Claims Dr Luke Sexually And Emotionally Abused Her For 10 Years

Juicy J Loved Working With Katy Perry On Upcoming Single "Dark Horse"


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Katy Perry is a joy to work with, according to rapper Juicy J, who dropped a verse on the Roar singer’s upcoming track, Dark Horse. Juicy J’s verse has not reached the public yet, as the brief snippet Perry released recently included only her vocals. However, when asked “whether there had been any twerking” in between takes in the studio, J said for RapFix Live, via MTV News.

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Juicy J loved working with Katy Perry.

"No, no, no, no. She's very professional, everything went smooth and she's a great person," he said. "My verse I did on that song, she was singing it. She's really a genius, she was by the mixing board and telling the guy what to take in and take out. She's really hands-on with her music, she knows music."

Continue reading: Juicy J Loved Working With Katy Perry On Upcoming Single "Dark Horse"

'California Gurls' Hitmaker Dr Luke Will NOT Judge 'American Idol' To Avoid Sony/Universal Clash


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Forget everything you've heard, hitmaker supreme Dr Luke will not be joining the judge's panel on American Idol, despite earlier news. It was reported that Dr Luke would sit alongside returning panel members Keith Urban and Jennifer Lopez on the singing talent contest to judge pop star hopefuls for a 13th season.

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Dr Luke [L] Is The Man Behind Many Popstars.

Luke, with a history of writing hits for former American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson, as well as P!nk's 'Who Knew' and Katy Perry's 'I Kissed A Girl,' apparently made through the judge's selection process to become one of the last candidates standing after a month's long search for the next discerning talent judge.

Continue reading: 'California Gurls' Hitmaker Dr Luke Will NOT Judge 'American Idol' To Avoid Sony/Universal Clash

Dr. Luke Joins Jennifer Lopez & Keith Urban As Third 'American Idol' Judge


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Dr. Luke will be joining Keith Urban and Jennifer Lopez on the judging panel of American Idol. Dr. Luke a.k.a. Lukas Gottwald is the third judge to be announced with another yet to be agreed upon. E! first reported the news.

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Dr Luke (L) with Katy Perry and Max Martin (R) with their ASCAP Awards in 2012.

Gottwald is a songwriter and producer who is responsible for the likes of Kelly Clarkson's 'Since U Been Gone'; Kesha's 'Tik Tok' and Katy Perry's 'California Gurls'. As Urban and Lopez are involved in the performance side of the music industry, Gottwald is likely to provide an interesting perspective when judging the televised singing competition. 

Continue reading: Dr. Luke Joins Jennifer Lopez & Keith Urban As Third 'American Idol' Judge

American Idol Judges: Keith Urban Confirmed And Jennifer Lopez In Talks


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Keith Urban will return to the American Idol judging panel. The show will start its 13th season with a new (well returning) set of judges and will, possibly, have a new format. Fox entertainment Chief Kevin Reilly told the press on Thursday (1st August) at the Television Critics Association press tour that Urban would definitely be returning to judge.

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Keith Urban at the 2012 American Idol Finale Results Show Live at the Nokia Theater in L.A.

On Urban's return, Reilly said "the fans really like him." He continued to compliment Urban by saying "Keith is a really funny guy."

Continue reading: American Idol Judges: Keith Urban Confirmed And Jennifer Lopez In Talks

Dr Luke and Katy Perry - Dr. Luke, Katy Perry and Max Martin Wednesday 18th April 2012 29th Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards - Show held at Renaissance Hollywood Hotel

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