Kesha has been supported by a host of her female contemporaries, after getting the disappointing news that she would not be replaced by her contract with Sony.
The ‘TiK ToK’ singer arrived in court on Friday, having hoped to break free from Sony and her former music producer Dr Luke - whose division at the label she is signed to - having previously accused him of sexual misconduct and causing emotional distress, which he has vehemently denied.
However, she was not granted her freedom from the label, with a judge ruling that Sony had given her suitable “opportunity to record”.
Since the ruling, several of Kesha’s fellow female pop stars have publicly voiced their support for her, including Lady Gaga, Lily Allen, Ariana Grande and Lorde, using the hashtag #FreeKesha, which rose to the top of the trending list on Twitter after the court decision was reached.
My thoughts are with @KeshaRose today. I'm sorry you've had to endure this experience.— lily (@lilyallen) February 19, 2016
#richwhitemen fuckya'll— lily (@lilyallen) February 19, 2016
There are people all over the world who love you @KeshaRose. And I can say truly I am in awe of your bravery.— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) February 19, 2016
My heart is with @KeshaRose. 💜— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) February 19, 2016
standing with @KeshaRose through this traumatic, deeply unfair time. send good vibes her way everyone— Lorde (@lorde) February 19, 2016ADVERTISEMENT
Kelly Clarkson - who worked with Dr Luke on the signature hits ‘Since U Been Gone’, ‘Behind These Hazel Eyes’ and ‘My Life Would Suck Without You’ - has also voiced her support for Kesha, adding: “Trying [to] not say anything since I can't say anything nice about a person... so this is me not talking about Dr. Luke.”
Trying 2 not say anything since I can't say anything nice about a person... so this is me not talking about Dr. Luke https://t.co/lLhtUHbmgG— Kelly Clarkson (@kelly_clarkson) February 19, 2016
Dr Luke co-produced all of Kesha’s hits, including ‘We R Who We R’, ‘Your Love Is My Drug’ and the chart-topping Pitbull collaboration, ‘Timber’.
Kesha’s contract - which she signed at the age of 18 - means she is legally obligated to complete six more albums with Dr Luke’s Kemosabe Records.
Her legal battle with Dr Luke continues.