Sara Bareilles

'They are not cutting ties:' Dr. Luke rep responds to report producer and Sony Music have split

'They are not cutting ties:' Dr. Luke rep responds to report producer and Sony Music have split

Hit maker Dr. Luke is no longer chief executive of the label he founded under Sony Music in 2011, but sources indicate his relationship with the label hasn’t been completely severed.

On Tuesday, the Hollywood Reporter wrote that Sony had distanced itself from the producer, born Lukasz Gottwald, amid a long-simmering legal battle between Gottwald and singer Kesha. The two have been entangled in lawsuits since 2014 after the pop singer accused her mentor and collaborator of abusing her.

According to the Reporter, the two sides were in the midst of...

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