SEP 19 2012
FIRST SINGLE “DIE YOUNG” PREMIERES AT RADIO ON SEPTEMBER 25TH AND WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ALL DIGITAL MUSIC PROVIDERS ON SEPTEMBER 25TH
WARRIOR IS AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER AT WWW.KESHASPARTY.COM TODAY AND AT ITUNES AND AMAZON ON SEPTEMBER 25TH
(Los Angeles, CA) – Global superstar Ke$ha will be releasing her sophomore album, WARRIOR, on December 4th through Kemosabe/RCA Records. The first single “Die Young” premieres at radio and will be available at all digital providers on September 25th. The pre-order for WARRIOR launches at www.keshasparty.com today and at iTunes and Amazon on September 25th.
Executive produced by Kemosabe Records head Dr. Luke, WARRIOR features tracks written by Ke$ha, as well as collaborations with producers, writers and musicians including, will.i.am, Max Martin, Benny Blanco, Cirkut, Bonnie McKee, Wayne Coyne, Iggy Pop, Patrick Carney, Ben Folds, Greg Kurstin, Kojak, Ammo, and Billboard.
The first single “Die Young” was co-written by Ke$ha, Nate Ruess from fun., Dr. Luke, Benny Blanco and Cirkut.
There will be a 12 track standard version of the album and a 16 track deluxe edition. Additionally, there will be an exclusive version of the album that will be sold at www.keshasparty.com and will include a special bonus 5 song acoustic EP.
Says Ke$ha, “I am so excited to finally share WARRIOR with all of my amazing ANIMALS. I’ve been working for a year on this new record and have collaborated with some of my idols. This process has been long and intense and I couldn’t be more stoked to share this music. I hope with WARRIOR my fans get to know me in a much more raw and vulnerable way.”
Global superstar Ke$ha has taken the world by storm since the release of her debut album in Animal in 2010. That year she was declared Billboard's Hot 100 Artist and her smash debut single "TiK ToK" was named Billboard's #1 Hot 100 Song, was the most played song of that year, and was the biggest-selling digital track in the world. Ke$ha has had 6 consecutive Top 10 hits including three #1 singles: "TiK ToK", "Your Love Is My Drug" and "We R Who We R." Her debut album Animal has sold over 2.5 million units worldwide. Ke$ha has toured the world, playing over 200 live shows in support of Animal and its companion album Cannibal. She took home the MTV EMA for Best New Act in November 2010 and was nominated for 2 American Music Awards, 3 MTV VMA Awards and 6 Billboard Awards. She has performed on dozens of television programs all over the world including MTV Europe Music Awards, Much Music Awards (Canada), Echo Awards (Germany), X Factor (Australia), American Music Awards, Billboard Awards, American Idol, Saturday Night Live and The Today Show Summer Concert Series. She has over 21 million Facebook likes, over 3 million Twitter followers and over 300 million views on VEVO. She has sold over 24.5 million combined tracks and ringtones in the U.S alone and over 27.5 million worldwide to date. Ke$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. Ke$ha is the global ambassador for Casio Baby G and was recently named the first global ambassador for Humane Society International.