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Famous as :

Singer, songwriter

Birth Name :

Kesha Rose Sebert

Birth Date :

March 01, 1987

Birth Place :

Los Angeles, California, USA

Claim to fame :

Single "Tik Tok" (2009)


Ke$ha was born on March 1, 1987 to a single mother Pebe Sebert, a singer/songwriter, who encouraged her to sing and taught her how to write a song. At the age of seventeen, her family was featured on Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie's "The Simple Life" and by then, Ke$ha had been working on her music.

She was signed by Dr. Luke and Max Martin and moved to Los Angeles to pursue a music career. While recording her music, she survived in L.A. by performing at small gigs and worked as a waiter. She lived with her father before then moving in with her boyfriend.

Latest News

Kesha Wins First Round in Dr. Luke Case

March 21, 2015 06:06:13 GMT

Kesha, formerly known as , has won the first round in her case against Dr. Luke. According to The Hollywood Reporter, New York Supreme Court justice Shirley Werner Kornreich decided earlier this month that Kesha's California lawsuit should move ahead of Dr. Luke's New York lawsuit.

Kesha Teases New Album, Says It Has 'Weird Country' Songs

February 20, 2015 08:30:53 GMT

Good news for Kesha's fans. After spending months dealing with her legal setbacks, the 27-year-old singer formerly known as has shifted her focus back on her new music that she teased in an interview with Yahoo! Style earlier this week.

Report: Kesha's Mother Sues Dr. Luke for PTSD

December 04, 2014 09:10:39 GMT

Pebe Sebert, the mother of Kesha, formerly , countersued Dr. Luke, accusing him of mentally tormenting her by allegedly raping her daughter, TMZ reported. According to legal documents obtained by the site, Pebe said she suffered "emotional distress and post-traumatic stress disorder" because of the scandal.

Lady GaGa and Dr. Luke's Reps Deny Rape Claim by Kesha's Lawyer

December 03, 2014 07:30:23 GMT

Shortly after shared her story that she was raped when she was about 19, Kesha's lawyer Mark Geragos suggested that it was music producer Dr. Luke, who is battling the "Die Young" singer in court, who raped the "Applause" singer. GaGa and Luke, however, denied the claim.

Dr. Luke Wants Judge to Dismiss Kesha's Rape Allegation

November 18, 2014 07:06:37 GMT

Dr. Luke wants judge to dismiss Kesha's lawsuit against him. The "Tik Tok" hitmaker, formerly known as , filed a suit against the music producer last month, claiming that she was abused by him during their 1-decade of professional relationship and now seeking for release from their contractual obligations.

Kesha's Song 'Lover' Arrives Online

November 03, 2014 04:21:14 GMT

A never-before-heard song by Kesha, formerly , hit the web over the weekend. Arriving via SoundCloud, the track titled "Lover" was reportedly written by the singer herself and co-produced by Spookey Ruben and Schpilkas.

Dr. Luke Sues Kesha's Mother Over Sexual Assault Claim

October 29, 2014 07:42:38 GMT

Legal battle between Kesha, formerly known as , and music producer Dr. Luke continues. The "Tik Tok" hitmaker previously filed a lawsuit against him, saying that she was sexually abused by Dr. Luke during the time they worked together and now he hits back at the claim.

Kesha Denied Date Rape by Dr. Luke in 2011 Deposition

October 22, 2014 02:08:50 GMT

Kesha, formerly known as , once admitted in a 2011 deposition which was unsealed on Tuesday, October 21 that Dr. Luke never "roofied" her or forced himself on her. A lawyer for Dr. Luke, whose real name is Lukasz Gottwald, successfully asked a New York state judge to unseal the deposition to be used in the current case.

Dr. Luke Calls Kesha's Lawsuit 'Outrageous Fiction' in New Statement

October 17, 2014 02:33:57 GMT

Dr. Luke, who is facing a legal battle against Kesha, formerly known as , has released another statement addressing the singer's sex assault and emotional abuse claims. In a statement released on Thursday, October 16, his attorney Christine Lepera calls the "Tik Tok" hitmaker's lawsuit a "fiction."

Kesha's Mother Reportedly Threatened Dr. Luke to Release the Singer From Contract

October 16, 2014 09:11:49 GMT

The mother of Kesha, formerly known as , reportedly sent a threatening e-mail to Dr. Luke's lawyer last year in which she wanted him to release her daughter from her legal contract. According to the e-mail, obtained by TMZ, Kesha's mother Pebe Sebert claimed that Dr. Luke whose real name is Lukasz Gottwald raped her daughter and ruined her music publishing rights.

Kesha and Her Lawyer 'Are Prepared to Fight' Dr. Luke

October 16, 2014 06:47:07 GMT

Kesha, formerly , has filed a lawsuit against her music producer Dr. Luke, alleging sexual abuse and she is prepared to fight him in the court. The statement was delivered by her lawyer Mark Geragos after the suit made headlines, telling PEOPLE, "We are prepared to fight until he agrees to get out of her life once and for all."

Dr. Luke Denies Ke$ha's Sexual Abuse Claims, Accuses Her of Extortion

October 14, 2014 23:32:48 GMT

Dr. Luke reacts to 's sexual assault accusations. The producer denies any wrongdoings and files a countersuit against the singer. He accuses Ke$ha and her mother Pebe of lying and claims that "extortion [was] the ultimate goal of this defamatory campaign."

Ke$ha Sues Dr. Luke for Alleged Sexual Abuse

October 14, 2014 22:58:42 GMT

files a lawsuit against Dr. Luke. She accuses the producer of abusing her over a decade during their professional relationship. According to her, she never filed any complaints against him until now because he had threatened to "destroy" her and her family.

Kesha, Ezra Koenig Among Cameos in HAIM's 'My Song 5' Video Ft. A$AP Ferg

August 20, 2014 09:20:38 GMT

has enlisted some famous faces for the music video of their -assisted "My Song 5 (Remix)". and Ezra Koenig of are among celebrities who make cameos in the clip as guests on a -esque chat show called "Dallas Murphy".

Stars to Watch at 2014 Billboard Music Awards Red Carpet

May 19, 2014 01:00:29 GMT

looked healthy and happy as she hit the red carpet of 2014 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, May 18. The formerly rehabbed singer stole the attention with a strapless white flare gown featuring a black silk chiffon and a big black bow on the rear.

Kesha, Brad Paisley, Ludacris and Josh Groban Join ABC's 'Rising Star'

May 17, 2014 04:37:42 GMT

ABC's "" team has been formed. The show enlists pop singer Kesha (formerly stylized as ), country crooner and hip-hop artist as judges for its inaugurual edition, with singer-songwriter as the host.

Ke$ha Checks Out of Rehab, Thanks Fans for Support

March 07, 2014 07:18:34 GMT

It looks like has finished her rehab stint. The "Tik Tok" hitmaker just took to Twitter to announce her return and thank her loyal devotees for their outpouring support. She also uploaded a picture of herself gazing out of a plane window.

Ke$ha Postpones Tour Dates to Continue Treatment for Eating Disorder

February 05, 2014 08:14:22 GMT

kicked off 2014 by checking herself into rehab to treat her eating disorder. Now, the eccentric singer announces that she will postpone her U.S. tour dates scheduled for March and April to continue treatment.

Demi Lovato Praises Ke$ha for Checking Into Rehab

January 30, 2014 08:36:58 GMT

has sent a message of support to fellow star who is currently in a rehab facility to treat eating disorder. The former judge on "" spoke of the "Timber" hitmaker in a pre-Grammys interview.

Ke$ha Sends Message to Fans From Rehab

January 21, 2014 23:43:44 GMT

has sent a message to her fans from rehab. The singer, who checked in to a facility earlier this month for an eating disorder treatment, is cut off from the social media, therefore asked her friend to post a message on her Twitter.

Ke$ha's Mom Says Daughter 'Almost Died' Due to Weight Criticism

January 21, 2014 02:12:48 GMT

Earlier this month, made headlines after checking herself into rehab to treat her eating disorder. Now, mother Pebe Sebert has opened up about her daughter's struggle with anorexia and bulimia, saying that the pop star "almost died" because of weight bullying.

Ke$ha's Mother Checks Herself Into Same Rehab Center as Daughter

January 13, 2014 06:00:32 GMT

's mother, Pebe Sebert, has been treated in the same rehab facility as her daughter. In a statement to PEOPLE, Sebert said that she checked herself into the rehab facility which is located in Chicago area after her 26-year-old daughter urged her to do so.

Ke$ha's Mother Denies Reports Daughter Is Treated for Drinking Problem

January 09, 2014 08:45:11 GMT

's mother wants to set the record straight. After the "Tik Tok" singer announced last week that she checked into a rehab to treat eating disorder, many people speculated that she was receiving treatment for alcohol addiction. Speaking to Celebuzz, Ke$ha's mother Pebe Sebert said the reports about her daughter having drinking problems were false.

Ke$ha Checks Into Rehab for Eating Disorder

January 04, 2014 02:46:50 GMT

has entered a rehab center to seek treatment for her eating disorder. The "Die Young" singer checked into rehab on Friday morning, January 3. According to TMZ, the 26-year-old star went to Timberline Knolls near Chicago, which treated for similar problems in 2010.

Ke$ha Tears Her Clothes Off in 'Dirty Love' Music Video

January 02, 2014 03:35:10 GMT

has released a music video for her "Dirty Love". The three-minute clip gives glimpses at Ke$ha ripping off her clothes before showing off her booty in a revealing pair of underwear and dancing with two transvestite dancers.

Pitbull and Ke$ha Debut 'Timber' Music Video

November 25, 2013 08:38:47 GMT

and have unveiled the official music video for their collaboration, "Timber". The new clip arrived on Sunday, November 24 via Facebook. "Exclusive to my Facebook fans... here it is! My video with Kesha for #Timber off #GlobalWarmingMeltdown...," Pitbull wrote.

Ke$ha's Collaboration Album With The Flaming Lips Is Not Happening

November 08, 2013 07:38:45 GMT

Earlier this year, it was revealed that was preparing a collaboration album with . However, the band's frontman Wayne Coyne has just announced that the album called "Lip$ha" had been canceled.

Ke$ha's Malaysian Concert Axed Due to 'Religion and Culture' Reasons

October 28, 2013 03:23:51 GMT

Eccentric singer 's concert in Malaysia has been forcefully canceled. The show was axed after the authorities in the Muslim-majority country said that the show might "hurt cultural and religious sensitivities."

Ke$ha Premieres 'Crazy Kids' Music Video Featuring will.i.am

May 29, 2013 07:02:24 GMT

Dance-pop star was on "MTV First: Ke$ha" Tuesday night, May 28 to premiere her brand new music video for "Crazy Kids", the third single from her 2012 album "". Fans are treated to a new dose of her "craziness" as the 26-year-old artist goes outrageous again on her new clip, in the same breath as that of her life-size puppet-filled fun video for her latest single "C'Mon".

Ke$ha Went Commando at Billboard Music Awards

May 21, 2013 08:00:00 GMT

Turned out opted to ditch her underwear, despite wearing a risky little black dress. The "Tik Tok" hitmaker almost exposed her bare bottoms in her Givenchy ensemble that features a sleeveless high-neck conservative top but has daring slits up her waists.

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