KE$HA AND MTV PARTNER FOR EXCLUSIVE GLOBAL ONLINE PREMIERE OF NEW MUSIC VIDEO “CRAZY KIDS" FEAT. WILL.I.AM
29 MAY 2013, INTERNATIONAL
SummaryGlobal superstar Ke$ha takes over MTV with the world premiere of the music video for her new single "Crazy Kids" featuring will.i.am across MTV’s global websites today. Watch here: http://music.mtvasia.com/watch?v=crazy-kids-ft-will-i-am-912190&pl=mtvmusic-watch-featured&autoplay=true
SINGAPORE, 29 MAY 2013 – Global superstar Ke$ha takes over MTV with the world premiere of the music video for her new single "Crazy Kids" featuring will.i.am across MTV’s global websites today. Watch here: http://music.mtvasia.com/watch?v=crazy-kids-ft-will-i-am-912190&pl=mtvmusic-watch-featured&autoplay=true
"Crazy Kids" was written by Ke$ha, will.i.am, Dr. Luke, Benny Blanco and Cirkut, produced by Dr. Luke, Benny Blanco and Cirkut. The video was directed by Darren Craig and produced by Jonathan Craven. Listen here: https://soundcloud.com/kesha/ke-ha-crazy-kids-feat-will-i/s-GEAZ2
Ke$ha's MTV docu-series, Ke$ha: My Crazy Beautiful Life, currently airing on MTV SEA on Saturdays, 3.30pm (WIB/TH), 4.30pm (SIN/HK/PH), 5.30pm (MAL), was filmed by her brother Lagan over the past two years. Giving viewers the opportunity to see Ke$ha under a completely different spotlight, the cameras followed her as she navigated the drama, madness and euphoria of her professional and personal life while recording a new album and traveling the globe.
Global superstar Ke$ha has taken the world by storm since the release of her debut album Animal in 2010. That year she was declared Billboard's Hot 100 Artist and her smash debut single "TiK ToK" was named Billboard's #1 Hot 100 Song, was the most played song of that year, and was the biggest-selling digital track in the world. Her debut album Animal has sold over 2.5 million units worldwide and Ke$ha has had 7 consecutive Top 10 hits including four #1 singles in "TiK ToK", "Your Love Is My Drug," "We R Who We R" and the latest, "Die Young." Ke$ha recently released the track "C'Mon," the second single from her critically acclaimed second album, Warrior. Ke$ha has toured the world, playing over 200 live shows in support of Animal and its companion album Cannibal. She took home the MTV EMA for Best New Act in November 2010 and was nominated for 2 American Music Awards, 3 MTV VMA Awards and 6 Billboard Awards. She has performed on dozens of television programs all over the world including MTV Europe Music Awards, Much Music Awards (Canada), Echo Awards (Germany), X Factor (Australia), American Music Awards, Billboard Awards, American Idol, Saturday Night Live and The Today Show Summer Concert Series. She has over 22 million Facebook likes, over 3 million Twitter followers and over 330 million views on VEVO. She has sold over 27 million combined tracks and ringtones in the U.S alone and over 34.5 million worldwide to date. Ke$ha is an international powerhouse, Animal has been certified Gold, Platinum or multi-Platinum in 15 markets (including Platinum in the United States) and was the biggest selling debut album from an international female in 2010 in the UK. In November 2012 Ke$ha released her first book through Touchstone Publishing. The full-color photo journal/scrapbook entitled My Crazy Beautiful Life, sheds light on Ke$ha's hectic, non-stop life on tour and provides an exclusive look into the creative process of her latest album, Warrior. Also in late 2012 Ke$ha announced Kesha Rose by Charles Albert(r), a new jewelry line that reflects the singer's distinctive personality throughout the collection. Ke$ha was also recently named the first global ambassador for Humane Society International. Ke$ha most recently premiered the MTV docu-series "Kesha: My Crazy Beautiful Life" on April 23rd at 11pm.
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Vevo channel: http://vevo.com/artist/kesha
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