1. AWKWARD

    Ke$ha Not ‘Forced’ to Sing ‘Die Young’

    WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 11:  Singer Kesha attends Hot 99.5's Jingle Ball 2012, presented by Charleston Alexander Diamond Importers, at The Patriot Center on December 11, 2012 in Washington, D.C.  (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Jingle Ball 2012)

    Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Jingle Ball 2012

    Talk about backtracking. Ke$ha admitted on Thursday that no once “forced” her to sing the now-controversial lyrics to her single “Die Young.” Radio stations began quickly pulling the song from the airwaves in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, prompting Ke$ha to tweet that she was “forced” to sing the lyrics. But in a statement posted to her website, Ke$ha admitted “‘Forced’ is not the right word,” but that she had some “concerns” early. For the record, Ke$ha was also involved in writing the Britney Spears hit “Till the World Ends,” which could land her in even more hot water if certain predictions pan out today.

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