Yikes! Ke$ha’s Billboard Awards Performance Blocked By Dr Luke

Published: Tuesday 17th May 2016 by Sam
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Kaput! Ke$ha‘s performance at this Sunday’s Billboard Music Awards has been axed – it has been confirmed.

The reason?

Dr. Luke‘s label, to who she is still signed (despite a very public legal battle) has opposed the showing – which was reportedly set to be a controversial reply to her current drama.

Details below…

Dick Clark Productions, the producers of the show, released the following statement:

“Kesha accepted an invitation to perform on the show and she received written approval from Dr. Luke’s record label, Kemosabe Records. Kemosabe subsequently rescinded its approval following a media report on Wednesday May 11 regarding Kesha’s appearance on the BBMAs. Unfortunately, Kesha and Kemosabe have since been unable to come to an agreement for Kesha to perform on the show.

Dick Clark Productions has a long standing relationship with Kesha. We hope that the parties can come to an arrangement such that we can continue that long standing relationship with a performance by Kesha on the Billboard Music Awards stage on May 22nd.”

Given what the performance was set to be, it’s hardly surprising.

We’ll keep saying it, but the entire episode is all sorts of unfortunate.

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  1. HailBeysus May 17, 2016

    Kiii MESS!!!

    • RihNavy May 17, 2016

      Not all these people down voting you though ? The truth hurrrrtssss

      • RihNavy May 17, 2016

        Also, your AVI ☠☠☠☠☠☠☠ DEATH

  2. Weezy Tha Goat/Zayn Is ? May 17, 2016

    Thank you are Luke?

    • Weezy Tha Goat/Zayn Is ? May 17, 2016

      Dr

  3. Ropeburn May 17, 2016

    Hold up! What kind of f’ed up record deal does this girl have? I knew that labels could refuse to release an album. But banning an artist from performing live?

    And as bad as it is for Kesha, it’s just as bad for Dr. Luke. Who’s gonna wanna work with his triflin’ ass now?

    • Mar May 17, 2016

      Even if things were good between her and the label who wants to be signed to a label that has complete control over any and everything? Maybe stoping the performance of songs that Kemosabe owns but outside of albums, to have control over when she performs and doesn’t sounds like slavery. Either way Kemosabe loses. Had they allowed her to perform she would have bashed them, blocking her performance makes them look like jerks and shows what their really capable of. They need to let this girl go without any retailiation. Any other company would have been cut ties with a artist bringing this much negative promo. This is more personal than they want to admit.

    • k May 18, 2016

      Dr Luke seems like he owns her sexually mentally physically and so on, man she is a god damn slaves. it’s the first time i ever seen anything like this in the music game,i have heard about alot of stuff but it’s the first time i have really seen it like this.

  4. Navy Chick May 17, 2016

    I was looking foward to it.

  5. #TeamTinashe Stan May 17, 2016

    I’m not buying Kesha’s story though at all.

  6. #JACKIE May 17, 2016

    That’s what happens when you’re a played out label slave.

    • Ayyseify May 17, 2016

      Whenever she drops and album it will have a better opening than Ciara last 3 lps

      • Ayyseify May 17, 2016

        An*

      • #JACKIE May 17, 2016

        Keep dreaming sis.

  7. DiamondPrincess May 17, 2016

    I really hope she had another plan b/c she had to know that sh!t was coming.

  8. Samsung brought my albums May 17, 2016

    Says the ci-error and tinflop stans

    • #JACKIE May 17, 2016

      Says the pressed b**** who doesn’t know the difference between “bought” and “brought”

      • RihNavy May 17, 2016

        You’re clearly the one who’s pressed FutureCiara, since you’re the one that replied

      • #JACKIE May 17, 2016

        Death. You’re addressing me AGAIN sis. You simply cannot help yourself. I thought I was Molly sis. What happened??

      • RihNavy May 17, 2016

        But sis…care to explain why you and FutureCiara had the same avi back in 2015 and then created a new account in 2016 to get rid of the evidence? ???

      • #JACKIE May 17, 2016

        B**** WHAT? You are just making up s*** now. Stop following me from post to post with your b*******. Now that you have egg all over your face from the Molly banning you’re grasping at straws. Kii.

  9. Weezy Tha Goat/Zayn Is ? May 17, 2016

    This is giving me Calvin Harris and Rita Oral teas.

    • RihNavy May 17, 2016

      I asked if you were white in the last post because you used a white emoji (with both hands raised). Gosh some of y’all are rude.

      • Weezy Tha Goat/Zayn Is ? May 17, 2016

        Oh. My bad, you’re a navy member and y’all always coming for me and my faves so I have to be on the defense. But no I’m black, just to lazy to update my iOS.

    • RihNavy May 17, 2016

      I don’t Stan Navy. I haven’t since 2014

      • Weezy Tha Goat/Zayn Is ? May 17, 2016

        Oh. Well your name confuses me, now I know.

  10. iSpeakTruthNoFallacy May 17, 2016

    Daaammmmnnn Daniel…Damn. Dr. Slip-Somethin-In-Yo-Drink is ruthless.

    • HailBeysus May 17, 2016

      Kiii @ Dr. Slip-Somthin-In-Yo-Drink ?

      • RihNavy May 17, 2016

        I am gaaaggginnnngggton

  11. SMH May 17, 2016

    Have no idea who this girl is.

  12. Reality May 17, 2016

    Does any body know what team LB plays for? Gosh that man is fine!!!

    • RihNavy May 17, 2016

      You realize that’s not him in his avi right?

  13. King Mark111 /.\ May 17, 2016

    And this is why she wanted off the label, because HE still have a say on the moves she makes. And get a cut.

    • RihNavy May 17, 2016

      Stephon Jackson spilled your tea already sis. I knew you were one of the gurlz

      • HailBeysus May 17, 2016

        IQUWNABSGSVSH What the fuxk happened while I was away??? First @VagisalCream2.0 is banned and now @Marsha has been outted by @Stephon kiii!!! Mess!!! The tea is TOO GOODTTTT THIS EVENING!! ?☕?

  14. TEAM LUKHAS–Chatturbate iCON May 17, 2016

    When will ‘Naked’ by Marques Houston?

  15. TEAM LUKHAS–Chatturbate iCON May 17, 2016

    I ship Mark & Lukhas. Let’s call them “Markhas STROKES Houstalantavegas”

  16. Suicide Blonde May 17, 2016

    This post is a mess

  17. Suicide Blonde May 17, 2016

    Forgot to switch accounts. Kiiii

  18. TerryB May 17, 2016

    She was delusional to think that this was gonna fly. Lol, she needs to just leave it alone & go put out albums and fulfil her contract. You can’t go against a machine. You’re not Prince or MJ…

    • MusicLifey May 18, 2016

      Rah I don’t know why you would t just fufill you’re duty and contract at this point. If your fanbase truly supports you they should still have you back but thing is I don’t think she is in public as an it girl anymore. Her time has come and go. And I say this as a fan but she should be grateful she still has a record deal and is able to release Maui. At this point her last album was great sonically but flopped. Honestly due to performance and projected future I almost would have dropped her.

  19. Reddish tran ivy blokz Need UK timely May 18, 2016

    HoW sad this is for her wow

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