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Current Event March 2, 2016

Kesha Fights Sony


The popstar Kesha is in a legal battle regarding her recording contract with Sony Music. She has accused her producer of abusing her, and she does not want to continue producing music with him or with Sony. That’s why her last album was released in 2012. While her lawsuits are ongoing her legal contract with Sony prevents her from producing music under other labels. Fans and other stars, such as Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift and Lena Dunham have expressed their support. Listen to the story to learn more about Kesha’s legal battle and about the power the music industry has over the making of a star.

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AIR DATE: 02/23/2016


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