Kesha Rose Sebert (formerly stylized as Ke$ha) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, and occasional actress.
Her breakthrough came in early 2009 after appearing on American rapper Flo Rida
's number-one single "Right Round". At the same time, she continued to write songs for other artists, including "Till the World Ends" for Britney Spears
. Warrior, her second studio album, was released in 2012, and spawned her eighth consecutive top-ten single "Die Young".
Since 2013, Kesha has been in legal dispute with her former producer Dr. Luke, in which a series of lawsuits (known collectively as Kesha v. Dr. Luke) were exchanged between the two parties. Kesha alleged physical and emotional abuse and employment discrimination against Dr. Luke, while Dr. Luke claims breach of contract and defamation against Kesha.
During this period the singer only managed to release one single. She fully returned to music business in 2017 with the releases of the singles, "Praying" and "Woman," and her third studio album Rainbow.