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How Much Do You Really Know About Kesha?

Celebrate the pop star's 29th birthday by proving you're an Animal.

  1. Why did Kesha put a $ in her name originally?

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    Kesha originally put the $ in her name as a joke.

    "The dollar sign is totally ironic," Ke$ha told the Herald Sun in 2010. "I was being a little bitch about the fact I didn't make any money off the Flo Rida song.

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  2. Which music video was Kesha an extra in?

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    Katy Perry's "I Kissed A Girl"

    Before she was famous, Kesha was an extra in the music video for Katy Perry's single "I Kissed A Girl."

  3. Kesha sang back-up on which Britney Spears song?

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    "Lace And Leather"

    In 2008, Kesha sang back-up on the Britney Spears' song "Lace And Leather."

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  4. What was Kesha's original Twitter handle?

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    @keshasuxx

    Kesha's original Twitter handle was @keshasuxx, she changed it to @kesharose after leaving rehab in 2014.

    Via Twitter
  5. How many weeks did "Tik Tok" spend at No. 1?

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    Nine

    In 2010, "Tik Tok" spent nine consecutive weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.

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  6. What did Kesha do in high school for fun?

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    Attend college lectures

    In high school, Kesha attended lectures on the Cold War at nearby Belmont University for fun.

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  7. What reality show was Kesha on as a teenager?

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    The Simple Life

    As a teenager, Kesha appeared with her family on an episode of The Simple Life. In the episode, Paris Hilton and Nicole Ritchie tried to play matchmaker for Kesha’s mother, Pebe.

    Via Fox
  8. What was "Lipsha"?

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    "Lipsha" was the name of a joint Kesha-Flaming Lips album that got shelved.

    In 2012, Kesha and Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips started working on a joint project they called Lipsha. They posted a lot about it on social media until late in 2013 when Coyne took to Twitter to say "As of now ...sadly there will be no Lip$ha.... I can't say why... It is sad..."

    Via Wayne Coyne & Ke$ha
  9. Kesha is featured on which Alice Cooper song?

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    "What Baby Wants."

    Kesha is featured on — and helped write! — Alice Cooper's song "What Baby Wants."

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  10. Which Britney Spears song did Kesha co-write?

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    "Till The World Ends"

    Kesha co-wrote Britney Spears' hit "Till The World Ends" and was featured on the official "Femme Fatale" remix with Nicki Minaj.

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  11. Kesha says she puked in which celeb's closet?

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    Paris Hilton

    Kesha says that shortly after moving to Los Angeles as a teenager she attended a party at Paris Hilton's house where she puked in the starlet's closet after confusing it for a bathroom.

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  12. What is "Machine Gun Love"?

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    "Machine Gun Love" is unreleased song from Warrior.

    "Machine Gun Love" is the title of an unreleased songs. Kesha wanted it on her second album, Warrior, but her label didn't think it was pop enough. It's become a fan favorite since Kesha performed it live in December 2013.

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  13. Which song was Kesha's second No. 1 hit?

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    "We R Who We R"

    In November 2010, "We R Who We R" became Kesha's second No. 1 hit.

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  14. Who hasn't recorded a song written by Kesha?

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    Adam Lambert hasn't recorded a song written by Kesha.

    Adam Lambert is the only one of these artists who hasn't recorded a song written by Kesha. Ariana Grande recorded a song she wrote with Kesha called "Pink Champagne," Miley Cyrus recorded a song co-written by Kesha called "The Time Of Our Lives," and The Veronicas recorded a song by Kesha called "This Love."

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