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It’s The Freakin’ Weeknd Baby, I’m About To Have Me Some Crushing Nihilistic Despair

Viewed one way, it's a pretty impressive flex: You're about to headline Coachella, and this is what you drop?
Chris DeVille | April 5, 2018 - 2:53 pm

The Week In Pop

When Career Artists Score A Freak Pop Hit

One-hit wonders are a common phenomenon in the music business, and most of them have a fan base that insists their other songs are just…
Chris DeVille | August 17, 2017 - 2:53 pm

The Week In Pop

Your (Completely Speculative) Guide To Taylor Swift’s (Possibly Imminent) New Album

Taylor Swift has been a little too quiet lately. Some might call that a blessing; this is, after all, a woman who can saturate your…
Chris DeVille | August 3, 2017 - 3:00 pm

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Dr. Luke Continues To Gain Ground In Legal Battle Against Kesha

Last week, amid the flurry of sexual misconduct claims against high-profile individuals, director-producer Brett Ratner filed a defamation lawsuit against a woman who claims he…
Eriq Gardner / The Hollywood Reporter | November 6, 2017 - 4:47 pm

Pink On Dr. Luke: “This Is His Karma And He Earned It Because He’s Not A Good Person”

Numerous pop artists have offered verbal or financial support to Kesha during her protracted legal battle with Dr. Luke, but far fewer are willing to…
Anna Gaca / Spin | October 5, 2017 - 2:28 pm

The Week In Pop

Your (Completely Speculative) Guide To Taylor Swift’s (Possibly Imminent) New Album

Taylor Swift has been a little too quiet lately. Some might call that a blessing; this is, after all, a woman who can saturate your…
Chris DeVille | August 3, 2017 - 3:00 pm

Dr. Luke & Kesha’s Mother Release Joint Statement As Defamation Case Is Dismissed

A defamation lawsuit filed in a Tennessee court by Dr. Luke against Kesha's mother, Pebe Sebert, has been dismissed, according to a representative for the…
Dan Rys/Billboard | June 23, 2017 - 4:42 pm

Sony Removes Dr. Luke As CEO Of Kemosabe Records Amid Kesha Legal Battle

Sony Music may be distancing itself from Dr. Luke (Lukasz Gottwald) after a long relationship that generated dozens of smash hits for stars including Kelly…
Eriq Gardner / The Hollywood Reporter | April 25, 2017 - 4:36 pm

The Week In Pop

Ariana Grande’s Dangerous Woman Tour Feels Too Pequeño For An A-List Pop Star

Ariana Grande was responsible for the best pop song of 2016 ("Into You"). She also had the best pop song of 2014 ("Problem"), and some…
Chris DeVille | March 16, 2017 - 11:14 am

Dr. Luke Wants To Subpoena Kesha Fan Who Organized #FreeKesha Protests

The ongoing court saga between pop star Kesha Rose Sebert and her longtime writer/producer Lukasz "Dr. Luke" Gottwald took another interesting turn Friday (March 10)…
Andrew Unterberger / Billboard | March 10, 2017 - 6:30 pm

The Week In Pop

“Bad” Girl Made Good: Camila Cabello Is Gonna Be A Superstar

From the moment "Bad Things" was released, it seemed not just inevitable but slap-your-forehead obvious: Camila Cabello was going solo. She was going to be…
Chris DeVille | February 23, 2017 - 2:52 pm

Kesha Releases Emails From Dr. Luke Criticizing Her Weight

The Kesha vs. Dr. Luke legal battle is ongoing, and today, Kesha and her reps released a series of damning emails between her manager, Monica…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 15, 2017 - 1:12 pm

Dr. Luke Says Kesha Owes Him $1.3M In Royalties

In the increasingly confusing and convoluted lawsuit between Kesha and Dr. Luke, Dr. Luke now claims that Kesha owes him $1.3 million in royalties. In…
James Rettig | February 7, 2017 - 1:21 pm

Dr. Luke Counterclaim Says Kesha Texted Lady Gaga Alleging He Raped Another Artist

It's now been more than two years since Kesha first accused Dr. Luke of more than a decade of sexual, physical, verbal, and emotional abuse.
Pranav Trewn | January 31, 2017 - 12:17 pm

The Week In Pop

Could Big-Shot Songwriter Julia Michaels Be A Pop Star In Her Own Right?

Chances are you're already a Julia Michaels fan whether you know it or not. After breaking into professional songwriting as a teenager, the 23-year-old Iowa…
Chris DeVille | January 19, 2017 - 11:34 am

Dr. Luke’s Lawyer Releases Statement About New York Times’ Kesha Profile

The New York Times Magazine ran a profile today entitled "The Exile: Kesha, Interrupted." Continuing the long-fought legal battle between the pop star and producer…
Collin Robinson | October 26, 2016 - 5:44 pm
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