Lady Gaga, Halsey, Ariana Grande And More Celebs Rally Behind Kesha

Right after Kesha’s recording contract with Dr. Luke was upheld in court on Friday, a number of celebrities have taken to social media to rally behind her.

The New York Supreme Court denied an injunction that would stop Dr. Luke — whom Kesha claims drugged, raped, and emotionally abused her — from interfering ought to she sign with another label. The decision effectively keeps the 28-year-old singer contractually obligated to Sony Music Entertainment.

During Halsey’s sold-out show in Glasgow on Friday night, she dedicated her empowering Badlands anthem “Hold Me Down” to Kesha, yelling, “To Kesha Rose!” prior to launching into the song.

According to Genius, Halsey after explained the meaning behind “Hold Me Down” at a 2015 show, saying, “This song is a reminder that no matter how modest you are or how modest men and women may make you appear, you should by no means let something hold you down.”

Earlier in the day, Halsey tweeted about the “toxicity” of Kesha becoming forced to perform with her alleged abuser.

Her sentiments were echoed by Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande, Lorde, and far more musical peers who expressed their disappointment and provided effectively wishes for Kesha.