Knowledge Identifier: +Dr._Luke
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
Kesha - In 2005, at 18, Kesha was signed to Dr. Luke's label, Kemosabe Entertainment, and his music publishing company, Prescription Songs.
Luke performed with the Saturday Night Live Band for ten seasons until 2007
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
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
Luke is now producing several tracks off of Miley Cyrus's new album, coming in 2013
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
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
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