Kesha (born March 1st 1987) is a pop singer best known for hits such as 'Tik Tok', 'Die Young' and appearing on Pitbull's 'Timber'.

Net Worth: Kesha has a net worth of $40 million according to Celebrity Net Worth (2015).

Childhood: Kesha was born in LA with her singer mother Pebe. They had little money and she didn't know the identity of her father. She moved to Nashville as a child and discovered her own love of music, though admits she struggled to fit in at school where she joined the marching band. She went to Franklin High School and Brentwood High School while co-writing demos with her mother. She is a global ambassador for animal rights organisation the Humane Society of the United States.

Career: At 16, Kesha and her mother's song 'Stephen' was produced by David Gamson and soon after she left school for the music industry on the advice of Dr. Luke and Max Martin. In 2005, she and her mother later took part in a reality series called 'The Simple Life' in which their house played host to Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie. That year she signed to Dr. Luke's label Kemosabe Entertainment with one of her first professional ventures being featuring on Paris Hilton's 'Nothing in This World'. She later signed to DAS Communications Inc., during which time she co-wrote The Veronicas single 'This Love' and made her living as a waitress. In 2008, she was in Katy Perry's 'I Kissed a Girl' video and appeared in Britney Spears' 'Lace and Leather' song. Her breakthrough came with featuring on Flo Rida's 2009 single 'Right Round'. That year she signed to RCA Records and in 2010 she released her number one debut album 'Animal' which featured the singles 'Tik Tok', 'Your Love Is My Drug' and 'Blah Blah Blah' feat. 3OH!3. The song broke the record for biggest one week sales and was at number one for nine weeks. A lawsuit was later filed against her by DAS Communications Inc., who wanted $14 million from her and $12 million from producer Dr. Luke for commissions, suggesting that she was still affiliated with them. She failed a lawsuit against them in return, claiming that it was an unlicensed agent who had her signed to DAS. In 2010, she also joined Rihanna on her Last Girl On Earth Tour and released her Gold certified EP 'Cannibal' featuring the number one hit 'We R Who We R'. Her first headline world tour was entitled 'Get Sleazy' and kicked off in 2011. That year, Alice Cooper invited her to work on a track entitled 'What Baby Wants'. In 2012, she released her second album 'Warrior' featuring the singles 'Die Young' and 'C'Mon', though she began to underperform in the charts. She hit the road again for her 'Warrior' tour alongside Pitbull. During this time she released a visual autobiography entitled 'My Crazy Beautiful Life', which was later turned into a documentary. In 2013, fans began to get angry over Kesha's lack of control over her music, with Dr. Luke being at the helm of 'Warrior' - especially as her chart performance began to drop. However, he later produced Pitbull and Kesha's song 'Timber' which became a number one hit.

Personal Life: In 2014, Kesha underwent treatment in rehab for bulimia nervosa - a condition which allegedly arose out of Dr. Luke's comments about her weight. That year she sued the producer for a string of offences such as sexual assault and harassment and asked for their contract to be broken. He launched his own lawsuit against her for defamation.

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Lady Gaga And Katy Perry Pulled Into Kesha's Legal Battle Against Dr. Luke

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Lady GaGa and Katy Perry have seemingly been dragged into the ongoing legal battle between pop star Kesha and producer Dr. Luke stemming from her accusations of sexual assault against him.

A text message dated from April 2016 that Kesha sent to Lady Gaga was added to evidence in a court hearing late last year regarding the status of the ongoing case. A judge gave permission for Dr. Luke to share this message with both Lady Gaga and Katy Perry – although the actual contents of the message have been sealed.

E! News reports that it was presented in a hearing on December 26th in New York City when both parties were working out a process of discovery – meaning the records and documents they will agree to exchange with each other.

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Kesha Pens Emotional Post To Fans Promising New Music Is On The Way


Kesha has posted an emotional message to fans on Instagram, promising that 2017 will finally see the release of new music.

The singer has been unable to release any new material in recent years, due to her ongoing legal battle with former producer Dr. Luke and record label Sony.

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Kesha seen on the red carpet at the 2016 Billboard Women In Music event held at Pier 36, New York, United States - Friday 9th December 2016


Kesha Is Eager To Release New Music


Kesha is eager to release new music.

The 'Tik Tok' hitmaker was locked in a court battle with her label Sony and producer Dr. Luke after claims he had sexually assaulted her, and the 29-year-old singer has revealed she has been working on a new track, which she is desperate to unveil to her fans.

Speaking to the New York times about the forthcoming release, she said: ''To this day, I've never released a single that's a true ballad, and I feel like those are the songs that balance out the perception of you, because you can be a fun girl. You can go and have a crazy night out, but you also, as a human being, have vulnerable emotions. You have love.''

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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 Reaches Out To JoJo After Singer Reveals She Took Injections To Lose Weight

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Kesha has reached out to singer JoJo after she opened up about the lengths she was made to go to to lose weight as a young popstar. In an interview JoJo claimed a record label made her take injections and supplements in order to lose weight, during the early days of her career.

JoJoJoJo has claimed she was made to take injections to lose weight by a record company.

Speaking to Popsugar JoJo said: “Here's something that I agreed to do that ended up messing with me psychologically. I was under a lot of pressure with a company I was at previously and they wanted me to lose weight fast."

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Billboard Music Awards 2016: The Weeknd Wins Huge, Kesha Gets A Standing Ovation & Stevie Wonder Pays Tribute To Prince

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The 2016 Billboard Music Awards took place yesterday (May 22nd 2016) at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, with Canadian singer The Weeknd taking home no less than eight gongs for his work over the past year. Adele also won big, though her five accolades were meagre compared to her R&B counterpart.

The WeekndThe Weeknd takes home eight awards

The Weeknd - real name Abel Makkonen Tesfaye - landed almost more awards than he could carry. The prizes for Top Hot 100 Artist, Song Sales Artist, Radio Songs Artist, Streaming Songs Artist and Top R&B Artist were all presented to him, as was the Top R&B Song and Streaming Song for his number one platinum single 'The Hills' and the Top R&B Album for his second album 'Beauty Behind the Madness' released last year.

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Kesha - 2016 Billboard Music Awards held at the T-Mobile Arena - Arrivals at T-Mobile Arena, Billboard Music Awards - Las Vegas, Nevada, United States - Sunday 22nd May 2016


Kesha Seeks To Lift Halt On Dr. Luke Sex Abuse Claims


Things are getting a little complicated in the legal proceedings between Kesha and Dr. Luke, because now she's planning to go full steam ahead with claims she made against Luke in Los Angeles, alleging that he subjected her to physical, emotional and sexual assault. The case had originally been put on hold, pending the outcome of her New York dispute which, sadly, saw her remaining chained to her contract with Kemosabe Records.

KeshaKesha is trying to lift the hold on her LA court claims

Unfortunately, the judge has decided to keep the case on hold for now, despite Kesha's attorneys claiming that they have made significant amendments to the original claim. This heartbreaking decision comes just a day after Kesha posted a positive message to her Instagram followers.

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Bad Moms - Red Band Trailer

Bad Moms is an American comedy film that stars Mila Kunis as the main protagonist Amy Mitchell who appears to lead the perfect life, she has a good career, over - achieving kids and a lovely home. However all is not as it seems and Amy is at the point of breaking. She is over-worked and finds herself running late to all her appointments. In her quest to free herself from this rut, she joins forces with two other overworked mums to liberate themselves from their daily responsibilities and start living again.

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Kesha Making Music Again With Producer Zedd

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Despite her ongoing legal troubles it looks as if Kesha is backing doing what she loves again, making music. On Tuesday (April 26th) the singer posted a picture of herself in the recording studio to Instagram, revealing that she had taken producer Zedd up on his offer to help her make music again.

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Grimes Reveals Her Producers Expected Sex For Studio Work

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Canadian electronic artist Grimes has opened up about her own opinions of the male dominated music production industry with regards to Kesha's ongoing legal situation with Dr. Luke. As it turns out, sexual discrimination is not a circumstance she's entirely unfamiliar with. 

GrimesGrimes reveals what goes on in the studio

Asked about her thoughts on Kesha's lawsuit against Dr. Luke for alleged rape and abuse, Grimes - aka Claire Boucher - confesses that she's had her own struggles with male producers. 'I don't know enough about the specifics of that situation, because it seems very complicated', she told Rolling Stone in an interview. 'But I will say that I've been in numerous situations where male producers would literally be like, 'We won't finish the song unless you come back to my hotel room'. If I was younger or in a more financially desperate situation, maybe I would have done that.'

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Kesha - Kathie Dolgin, Kesha Nichols Wednesday 18th April 2012 Sugar Free Healthy Lunches campaign at a public school in Astoria, Queens


Kesha Tuesday 8th November 2011 Versace for H&M Fashion Show and Party New York City, USA


Kesha Thursday 14th July 2011 performs a special concert sponsored by 'Education First' for students, held at Kempton Park Racecourse Surrey, England



Date of birth

1st March, 1987









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