Kesha discography

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Kesha discography
Kesha Today Show Kneeling.jpg
Kesha performing on Today in 2012
Studio albums 2
Compilation albums 1
EPs 2
Singles 13
Promotional singles 3

American singer Kesha has released two studio albums, one compilation album, two extended plays, thirteen singles (including four as a featured artist), three promotional singles, and has made six other guest appearances. As of April 2016, Kesha has sold approximately 60 million records worldwide.[1] As of March 2016, the singer has sold 2.47 million albums and 36.3M songs in the United States.[2]

Kesha made her international debut in early 2009 featuring on the Flo Rida single, "Right Round", which reached number one in the United States on the Billboard Hot 100 and topped the charts in five other countries.[3] Kesha's debut album, Animal, released in January 2010, topped the Canadian and American charts, debuting at number one in its first week on the Billboard 200.[4] The album's lead single, and Kesha's solo debut single, "Tik Tok", was released in August 2009 and reached number one in eleven countries and spent nine consecutive weeks on top of the Billboard Hot 100. Since its release in 2009, the song has sold 15 million copies worldwide, therefore making it the best-selling digital single of all time.[5] The album continued on to spawn three more hit singles which include "Blah Blah Blah", "Your Love Is My Drug" and "Take It Off". She topped eight charts on the 2010 Billboard Year-End Chart, including Top New Artists, Hot 100 Songs and Hot 100 Artists.[6]

The commercial and critical success of her first album led to plans of a deluxe edition of the album titled Cannibal, which was ultimately released as an extended play in November 2010. Its lead single, "We R Who We R", reached the top ten in ten countries, while peaking at number one in the United States, Australia, and United Kingdom. The EP's second and final single, "Blow", was released in February 2011 and also managed to peak inside the top ten of multiple countries.

Kesha released her second studio album, Warrior, in December 2012. The lead single, "Die Young", peaked at number two in the United States, while charting in the top ten of eleven other countries. Two more singles, "C'Mon" and "Crazy Kids", were also released from the album, but failed to match the success of the lead single. In October 2013, she was featured on Pitbull's single, "Timber", which reached the top five of multiple countries, while peaking at number one in the United Kingdom, Canada, and United States. In April 2016, she released her first single in three years, a collaboration with Zedd, "True Colors". It is the first song since her ongoing legal battle with producer Dr. Luke.

Albums

Studio albums

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales Certifications
US
[7]
AUS
[8]
AUT
[9]
BEL
(FL)

[10]
CAN
[11]
GER
[12]
IRE
[13]
NZ
[14]
SWI
[15]
UK
[16]
Animal 1 4 4 32 1 7 8 6 3 8
  • World: 4,500,000[17]
  • US: 1,470,000[2]
Warrior
  • Released: December 4, 2012
  • Label: RCA, Kemosabe
  • Formats: CD, digital download
6 12 44 117 10 81 64 30 63 60
  • World: 800,000[17]
  • US: 390,000[2]

Compilation albums

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales Certifications
US
[7]
US
Dance

[27]
AUS
[8]
CAN
[28]
KOR
[29]
I Am the Dance Commander + I Command You to Dance: The Remix Album
  • Released: March 22, 2011
  • Label: RCA
  • Formats: CD, digital download
36 1 46 37 84
  • US: 118,000[2]

Extended plays

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales Certifications
US
[7]
AUT
[9]
CAN
[11]
IRE
[13]
NZ
[14]
Cannibal
  • Released: November 22, 2010
  • Label: RCA
  • Formats: CD, digital download
15 67 14 17 22
  • US: 527,000[2]
Deconstructed
  • Released: February 5, 2013
  • Label: RCA, Kemosabe
  • Formats: CD, digital download
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Singles

As lead artist

List of singles as lead artist, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[31]
AUS
[8]
AUT
[9]
BEL
(FL)

[10]
CAN
[32]
GER
[33]
IRE
[13]
NZ
[14]
SWI
[15]
UK
[34]
"Tik Tok" 2009 1 1 1 4 1 1 3 1 1 4 Animal
"Blah Blah Blah"
(featuring 3OH!3)
2010 7 3 21 45 3 11 18 7 30 11
"Your Love Is My Drug" 4 3 12 27 6 19 10 15 34 13
  • RIAA: 3× Platinum[18]
  • ARIA: Platinum[35]
  • BPI: Silver[20]
  • RMNZ: Gold
"Take It Off" 8 5 22 8 12 11 15
"We R Who We R" 1 1 15 13 2 23 10 4 17 1
  • RIAA: 4x Platinum
  • ARIA: 4x Platinum[40]
  • BPI: Silver[20]
  • RMNZ: Platinum[41]
Cannibal
"Blow" 2011 7 10 22 [A] 12 39 28 8 32
  • RIAA: 3x Platinum
  • ARIA: Platinum[40]
  • RMNZ: Gold[42]
"Die Young" 2012 2 3 4 19 4 20 14 9 23 7
  • ARIA: 3× Platinum[43]
  • RIAA: 4x Platinum
  • BPI: Gold[20]
  • BVMI: Gold[21]
  • IFPI DEN: Gold
  • MC: Platinum[24]
  • RMNZ: Platinum[44]
Warrior
"C'Mon" 2013 27 19 64 [B] 16 79 33 22 70
  • RIAA: Gold
  • ARIA: Gold[43]
"Crazy Kids"
(featuring will.i.am or Juicy J)
40 32 58 [C] 47 56 14 27
  • RIAA: Gold
  • ARIA: Gold[43]
"True Colors"[45]
(with Zedd)
2016 74 76 66 81 78 True Colors
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

As featured artist

List of singles as featured artist, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[31]
AUS
[8]
AUT
[9]
BEL
(FL)

[10]
CAN
[32]
GER
[33]
IRE
[13]
NZ
[14]
SWI
[15]
UK
[34]
"Right Round"
(Flo Rida featuring Kesha)
2009 1 1 2 2 1 4 1 2 2 1
  • RIAA: 5× Platinum[46]
  • ARIA: 3× Platinum[35]
  • BPI: Platinum[20]
  • BVMI: Platinum[47]
  • IFPI AUT: Gold[22]
  • IFPI SWI: Platinum[37]
  • MC: 4× Platinum[48]
  • RMNZ: Platinum[49]
R.O.O.T.S.
"Dirty Picture"
(Taio Cruz featuring Kesha)
2010 96 16 49 10 11 6 Rokstarr
"My First Kiss"
(3OH!3 featuring Kesha)
9 13 28 [D] 7 37 10 15 7 Streets of Gold
"Timber"
(Pitbull featuring Kesha)
2013 1 4 1 4 1 1 2 3 3 1
  • RIAA: 6× Platinum[52]
  • ARIA: 5× Platinum[53]
  • BEA: Gold[54]
  • BPI: 2× Platinum[20]
  • BVMI: 3× Gold[55]
  • IFPI AUT: Gold[22]
  • IFPI SWI: Platinum[37]
  • MC: 7× Platinum[56]
  • RMNZ: 2× Platinum[57]
Meltdown
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Promotional singles

List of promotional singles, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US
[31]
CAN
[32]
"Sleazy" 2010 51 46 Cannibal
"Cannibal" 77 62
"Sleazy Remix 2.0: Get Sleazier"
(featuring Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa, T.I. and André 3000)
2011 37 46 Non-album single
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Other charted songs

List of songs, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US
[31]
CAN
[32]
"Kiss n Tell" 2010 [E] 91 Animal
"Animal" [F]
"Crazy Beautiful Life" 93 Cannibal
"Grow a Pear" [G]
"Fuck Him He's a DJ" 2011 97 75 I Am the Dance Commander + I
Command You to Dance: The Remix Album
"Thinking of You" 2012 [H] Warrior
"Warrior" [I]
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Guest appearances

List of non-single guest appearances, with other performing artists, showing year released and album name
Title Year Other artist(s) Album
"Invisible"[citation needed] 2006 None The Barbie Diaries Soundtrack
"Girls" 2009 Pitbull Rebelution
"Till the World Ends" (The Femme Fatale Remix) 2011 Britney Spears, Nicki Minaj None
"What Baby Wants" Alice Cooper Welcome 2 My Nightmare
"Miami Nights" Dirt Nasty, Benji Hughes Nasty As I Wanna Be
"Don't Think Twice, It's All Right" 2012 None Chimes of Freedom: Songs of Bob Dylan
Honoring 50 Years of Amnesty International
"2012 (You Must Be Upgraded)" The Flaming Lips, Biz Markie The Flaming Lips and Heady Fwends

Writing credits

Year Song Co-writer(s) Artist Album
2007 "This Love" Toby Gad The Veronicas Hook Me Up
2009 "Time Of Our Lives" Dr Luke, Pebe Sebert, Claude Kelly Miley Cyrus The Time of Our Lives
2010 "Disgusting" Sheppard Solomon, Tom Meredith, Pebe Sebert Miranda Cosgrove Sparks Fly
2011 "Boombox" Simon Rex, Kool Kojak, Allen Grigg Dirt Nasty Nasty as I Wanna Be
2011 "Miami Nights", Simon Rex, Allen Griggs, Benji Hughes, Kool Kojak.
2011 "Cougars", Simon Rex, Allan Griggs, Kool Kojak
2011 "Till the World Ends" Dr Luke, Max Martin, Alexander Kronlund Britney Spears Femme Fatale
2012 "Windows Down" Alexander James, Bei Maejor, Damon Albarn, Dave Rowntree, Graham Coxon, Matt Squire, Matthew Musto, Mike Posner Big Time Rush Elevate
2014 "Pink Champagne" Damon Reinagle, Matt Squire, Pebe Sebert Ariana Grande Unreleased
2016 "Like Lightning (feat. Dawin)" Stuart John Crichton, James Newman, Dawin Polanco Havana Brown None Album Single
2017 "I Got That Boom Boom" Iggy Azalea, Stuart Crichton Iggy Azalea Digital Distortion

Notes

  • A ^ "Blow" did not enter the Ultratop 50 Singles, but peaked on at number 4 on the Ultratip 100.[10]
  • B ^ "C'Mon" did not enter the Ultratop 50 Singles, but peaked on at number 4 on the Ultratip 100.[10]
  • C ^ "Crazy Kids" did not enter the Ultratop 50 Singles, but peaked on at number 5 on the Ultratip 100.[10]
  • D ^ "My First Kiss" did not enter the Ultratop 50 Singles, but peaked on at number 9 on the Ultratip 100.[10]
  • E ^ "Kiss n Tell" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number 9 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart.[58]
  • F ^ "Animal" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number 25 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart.[58]
  • G ^ "Grow a Pear" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number 21 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart.[58]
  • H ^ "Thinking of You" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number 14 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart.[58]
  • I ^ "Warrior" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number 25 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart.[58]

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