Kesha Lawsuit

Kesha Defies Label, Dr. Luke; Shows Up at Coachella and Performs (watch!) 2

Kesha Defies Label, Dr. Luke; Shows Up at Coachella and Performs (watch!)

Kesha, who made a big splash six years ago with a hot debut album, gave a rare performance at the Coachella Music Festival yesterday in a move that almost surely violated her contract with Dr. Luke and his record label. Kesha has been in a heated legal battle to break the contract over sex abuse and rape allegations. The 29-year-old singer appeared on stage with Zedd, aka Anton Zaslavski, a Russian songwriter, producer and DJ. ...
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Kesha Fans Take Protest to Sony in Rally at New York City Headquarters

Kesha fans are keeping up the pressure on Sony Music Entertainment. They’re planning a rally outside the music corporation’s New York City headquarters to demand her release from producer Dr. Luke’s record label over sexual assault allegations. “This case represents the unfair treatment of sexual assault survivors around the globe,” said Lacey Kohlmoos, an organizing strategist for Care2 Online. ...
Kesha Rape Denial Deposition Has No Standing in Her Lawsuit (video) 4

Kesha Rape Denial Deposition Has No Standing in Her Lawsuit (video)

Kesha denied being raped by Dr. Luke under oath in a 2011 legal deposition, but the testimony has no standing in her current trial and would be inadmissible as evidence. Even so, low flying gossip sites are trying to make a big deal out of it, now. Kesha and Luke were both defendants in a 2011 civil suit filed by another of the pop star’s ex-managers. ...
Taylor Swift Declares War on Sony Music Over Kesha Contract Fight 6

Taylor Swift Declares War on Sony Music Over Kesha Contract Fight

Taylor Swift has raised the stakes considerably for Sony Music Entertainment’s contract battle with pop star Kesha. She’s given Kesha $250,000 to underwrite her legal battle on behalf of all female artists. Kesha’s case has become an unexpected rallying cry for female music artists. It's grown to include Demi Lovato, Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus, Ariana Grande and New Zealand singer Lorde. ...
Kesha Jacked by Judge; No Escaping Sony, or Alleged Rapist Dr. Luke 8

Kesha Jacked by Judge; No Escaping Sony, or Alleged Rapist Dr. Luke

Kesha will have plenty of heartbreak to sing about after a judge today refused to release her from her Sony Music Entertainment recording contract. Whether she’ll be forced to continue working with producer Dr. Luke was unclear. The Judge said she didn’t have to. But Kesha claimed that Sony will force her to work with Luke, real name Lukasz Gottwald....
Kesha Wants Sony To Release Her From 8-Album Music Contract 10

Kesha Wants Sony To Release Her From 8-Album Music Contract

Kesha, is trying to drum up public support for her stalled music career by calling for a protest at her upcoming court hearing involving her bitter contract dispute with Sony Music Entertainment. She claims producer Dr. Luke sexually assaulted her. The hearing and protest are scheduled to take place at 9 am. at New York State Supreme Court at 60 Centre St, in Manhattan. ...
UPDATE: Dr. Luke Counters: Kesha Suit One Big Lie to Ditch Contract 12

UPDATE: Dr. Luke Counters: Kesha Suit One Big Lie to Ditch Contract

Lukasz Sebastian Gottwald, better known as music producer Dr. Luke, has returned fire at Kesha’s nasty lawsuit charging him with alleged sexual harassment and date rape. He claims it’s all a big lie to get her out of her contract. The battle has been going on for more than a year and dates back to the production of Kesha’s album Warrior. The two had a dispute over the artistic direction of the album. Kesha wanted a rock album and Luke reportedly wanted a dance and electro-pop album like her debut set Animal....