Dr. Luke

Dr. Luke Sues Kesha’s Mom, Again

Dr. Luke has filed a second defamation suit against Kesha's mother, Pebe Sebert, Pitchfork reports. The producer, born Lukasz Gottwald, accuses Sebert of committing libel in tweets and in…
Anna Gaca / September 10, 2016

Kesha Performs Bob Dylan’s ‘It Ain’t Me Babe’ With Ben Folds at Billboard Music Awards

Embattled pop star Kesha's appearance at the Billboard Music Awards last night was not a sure thing until very recently, her performance originally having been…
Andrew Unterberger / May 23, 2016

Ben Folds Brought Kesha Onstage Last Night for a Three-Song Set

After the Billboard Music Awards announced that Kesha would likely no longer perform at this weekend's ceremony due to Dr. Luke's revocation of his approval to let…
Brennan Carley / May 19, 2016

Kesha’s Billboard Music Awards Performance Canceled After Dr. Luke’s Label Revokes Approval

Update 2: A day after word broke that Kesha's Billboard Music Awards performance was canceled, the New York Times has gotten confirmation from Dr. Luke's label that…
Brian Josephs / May 17, 2016

Kesha’s Lawyers Hope to Continue Legal Battle Against Dr. Luke in California

A month after her case against producer Dr. Luke was thrown out in New York, Kesha's new lawyers hope to revive the battle in California. According to the Hollywood…
Anna Gaca / May 17, 2016

Jennifer Lopez’s ‘Ain’t Your Mama’ Is Light Summer Fun… Produced By Dr. Luke

Update: Though she's not credited on iTunes, Meghan Trainor did cowrite JLo's new single. "She wrote it," Lopez's reps tell SPIN of Trainor's involvement. Consider that settled.
Brennan Carley / April 7, 2016

Kesha’s Entire Case Against Dr. Luke Is Dismissed

A New York judge has thrown out Kesha's case against Dr. Luke, according to TMZ. Following reports that Sony Music was set to drop the producer following the…
Harley Brown / April 6, 2016

Kesha Says She Was Offered ‘Freedom’ If She Denied Rape Claim

UPDATE: A representative for Dr. Luke has provided a statement to Rolling Stone. In a new Instagram post, Kesha implies that she was offered a…
Anna Gaca / April 3, 2016

Kesha Appeals Judge’s Decision in Dr. Luke Case

Kesha has filed an appeal in response to the latest decision in her ongoing legal battle with producer and alleged rapist Dr. Luke. According to The…
James Grebey / March 22, 2016

Sony Music Reportedly Dropping Dr. Luke

Sony Music will reportedly drop Dr. Luke in the wake of Kesha's rape allegations against the producer. According to TheWrap, "knowledgeable individuals" say that the label is…
James Grebey / March 9, 2016

Kelly Clarkson Claims Record Label Blackmailed Her to Work With Dr. Luke on ‘Since U Been Gone’

In the wake of Kesha's ongoing legal battle with pop producer and alleged rapist Dr. Luke, fellow chart topper (and fellow Sony artist) Kelly Clarkson…
Brennan Carley / March 7, 2016

We Have All Degraded Kesha

Pink once tapped into previously unexplored territory on 2001’s wonderfully self-deprecating "Don’t Let Me Get Me," when the gruff chart mega-hitter sang about dating her teachers…
Dan Weiss / February 26, 2016

Kesha Sings Her Thanks to Fans in a New Video Clip

Kesha has shared a short clip of a new song, thanking fans for their support in her ongoing legal battle with producer Dr. Luke. A week…
Anna Gaca / February 26, 2016

Kesha Shares Lengthy Statement About Her Legal Battle With Dr. Luke

Kesha has shared a lengthy statement about her legal situation for the first time since a judge denied her preliminary injunction against producer and alleged…
James Grebey / February 24, 2016

Lena Dunham Stands Up for Kesha in Open Letter

Update: Adele has publicly announced her support of Kesha. During an acceptance speech at tonight's BRIT Awards, Adele paused, and finished by saying "And I'd like to…
Rachel Brodsky / February 23, 2016

Dr. Luke Tweets First Public Comments About Kesha Lawsuit: ‘I Didn’t Rape Kesha’

Pop producer Dr. Luke has just tweeted a series of statements in response to his ongoing sexual assault lawsuit with Kesha and the subsequent public…
Brennan Carley / February 22, 2016

Judge Denies Kesha’s Injunction to Record Music Without Dr. Luke

Earlier this morning in New York City, pop star Kesha — born Kesha Rose Sebert — was denied an injunction in the ongoing lawsuit she's embroiled…
Brennan Carley / February 19, 2016

Fifth Harmony’s Lauren Jauregui Offers Updates on ‘5H2′

In a new interview, Fifth Harmony's Lauren Jauregui has shared fresh updates on the group's upcoming sophomore album. Speaking to SPIN for a separate story, the 19-year-old discussed…
Brennan Carley / December 11, 2015

Kesha Pushes for Injunction Allowing Her to Record Music Without Dr. Luke

A month after Kesha's attorney said her inability to make new music due to her ongoing legal battle with Dr. Luke was "plummeting her career…
James Grebey / October 30, 2015

Kesha Says Legal Battle With Dr. Luke Is ‘Plummeting Her Career Past the Point of No Return’

Update 2: Reps for Dr. Luke initially sent over an earlier version of their statement to SPIN. We have made the changes from the latest version at their request.
James Grebey / September 21, 2015
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