Back On: Dr. Luke Restores Permission for Kesha's Billboard Awards Performance After Backlash

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Kesha WILL be performing at this weekend’s Billboard Awards ceremony after all.

Earlier this week, Dr. Luke and his Kemosabe label revoked Kesha’s performance privileges after it was reported she’d be using the stage to make a statement about her sexual assault and current legal battle.

The revocation prompted swift backlash from not only fans, but other celebrities alike — including Lady Gaga and Diane Warren.

Kesha took to Instagram to speak out in her defense, assuring everyone that she had no plans to use the performance as a statement — she simply wanted to honor Bob Dylan by performing one of his songs.

Now, Dr. Luke and team confirmed to the New York Times that Kesha is cleared to perform during Sunday’s ceremony.

“Kesha’s performance on the Billboard Awards was always approved, in good faith,” said the label in a statement. “Approval was only suspended when Kemosabe learned Kesha was to use the performance as a platform to discuss the litigation. Now that Kemosabe has obtained assurances, that is relying upon, from Kesha, her representatives and Dick Clark Productions that neither Kesha nor her supporters will use the performance as such a platform, the approval has been restored.”

We can’t wait to see it.

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