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Dr. Luke

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Dr. Luke

American songwriter, record producer, and remixer add

Category: Music

Born in 1973.

Countries: United States (63%), Ireland (13%), California (13%)

Main connections: Kesha, Billboard Hot 100, Saturday Night Live

Linked to: Taio Cruz, Billboard, One Direction, Slate

 

Timeline


 

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Dr. Luke was born in 1973 add something


1997

After he was a student there, he auditioned for the Saturday Night Live Band and won out over 80 applicants, joining "Saturday Night Live" as the lead guitarist in 1997 add something


2005

Kesha - In 2005, at 18, Kesha was signed to Dr. Luke's label, Kemosabe Entertainment, and his music publishing company, Prescription Songs.


 

Luke had received ten Pop Music awards from ASCAP between 2006 and 2009 add something


2007

Luke performed with the Saturday Night Live Band for ten seasons until 2007 add something

 

The Best Damn Thing - On 25 May 2007, songwriters James Gangwer and Tommy Dunbar sued Lavigne, her co-songwriter Lukasz Gottwald, Almo Music, and RCA Records, claiming that "Girlfriend" contains lyrics plagiarized from their song "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend", originally performed by The Rubinoos and released by Beserkley Records in 1978

 

Hot n Cold - It was recorded in December 2007 in three studios: Dr. Luke's Studios in New York City, Conway Recording Studio in Hollywood, California and Legacy Recording Studios in New_York; and was mixed in MixStar Studios in Virginia Beach


2008

Luke contributed two songs to Katy Perry's debut album, Hot 100 number one, "I Kissed a Girl" and "Hot n Cold", as well as three songs to Britney Spears' 2008 album, "Circus", including the title track add something


 

He was named one of the top ten producers of the decade by "Billboard" in 2009, was awarded Producer of the Year and Songwriter of the Year awards in 2009 and won the Songwriter of the Year award at the 2010 and 2011 American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers Pop Music awards add something

 

In late 2009, his song for Miley Cyrus, "Party in the U.S.A." written by Jessie J, would reach number two on the chart as well add something

 

In December 2009, "Billboard" named him as one of the top 10 producers of the decade add something

 

Kesha - After failing to negotiate with Lava Records and Atlantic Records in 2009, Kesha signed a multi-album deal with RCA Records through Dr. Luke's imprint.

 

Bonnie McKee - In 2009, McKee was introduced to music producer Lukasz "Dr. Luke" Gottwald, by her manager Josh Abraham


 

On April 21, Luke was named Songwriter of the Year at the 2010 ASCAP Pop Music awards and received 10 ASCAP Pop Music awards for the year as the songwriter and publisher add something

 

On December 1, 2010 Luke received 2 nominations for the 53rd Grammy awards in the categories Album Of The Year , and Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical add something


2011

At the start of 2011, Advertising Age called Luke "the year's most successful producer and songwriter in terms of chart longevity add something

 

As of January 2011, he has garnered 21 Top 40 "Billboard" Hot 100 singles, becoming the producer with the third most such hits since the charts were created add something


2012

On the week ending March 3, 2012, Luke's co-production for Katy Perry, "Part of Me" became the 20th song to debut atop the Billboard Hot 100 add something

 

On November 2, 2012 several songs from boyband One Direction's upcoming second album Take Me Home leaked online, including 'Rock Me' produced by Luke and frequent collaborators Cirkut, Emily Wright and Kool Kojak add something

 

He executively produced Kesha's sophomore album, "Warrior", which was released on December 4, 2012 add something


2013

Luke is now producing several tracks off of Miley Cyrus's new album, coming in 2013 add something

 

In September 2013, Rebecca Pimmel, a fan of Kesha, set up a petition to "free" Kesha from Dr. Luke's management and accused Luke of "stunting" Kesha's creative growth as an artist add something

 

Kesha - In September 2013, Rebecca Pimmel, a fan of Kesha, set up a petition to "free" Kesha from Dr. Luke's management and accuse Luke of "stunting" Kesha's creative growth as an artist


2014

In January of 2014, shortly after Kesha was admitted to a rehab center for an undisclosed eating disorder, Kesha's mother, Pebe Sebert, made allegations that pressure for Kesha to lose weight came from Dr. Luke add something

 

In January 2014, shortly after Kesha was admitted to a rehab center for an undisclosed eating disorder, Kesha's mother, Pebe Sebert, made allegations that pressure for Kesha to lose weight came from Dr. Luke add something

 

In October 2014, Kesha sued Gottwald, claiming sexual assault and battery, sexual harassment, gender violence, civil harassment, violation of California's unfair business laws, intentional infliction of emotional distress, negligent infliction of emotional distress, and negligent retention and supervision add something

 

Kesha - In October 2014, Kesha sued producer Dr. Luke for alleged sexual assault and battery, sexual harassment, gender violence, emotional abuse, and violation of California business practices over their 10 years of working together


2015

Kesha - On February 18, 2015 during New York Fashion Week, Kesha wore a Discount Universe dress with the words "You Will Never Own Me" on the front of the garment, which has been speculated as an obvious jab at Dr. Luke amid Kesha's recovery


2016

A preliminary injunction was denied on February 19, 2016 add something

 

In April 2016, Kesha claimed that she had been offered freedom from her contract if she recanted her rape allegations against Dr. Luke add something

 

On April 6, 2016, New York Judge Shirley Kornreich dismissed Kesha's claims of sexual assault, sexual harassment, and gender violence add something

 

On April 6, 2016, New York Judge Shirley Kornreich dismissed Kesha's sexual assault case against producer Dr Luke add something


2017

In early 2017, Luke was removed from the Sony Music website add something


2018

In 2018, Luke adopted the moniker "MADE IN CHINA" for which he uses for his production credits add something