Dr. Luke

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Dr. Luke
Dr. Luke at the 2014 ASCAP awards
Dr. Luke at the 2014 ASCAP awards
Background information
Birth nameLukasz Sebastian Gottwald[1]
Also known as
  • Kasz
  • Richard Head
  • Made in China
  • Tyson Trax
  • Loctor Duke[2]
Born (1973-09-26) September 26, 1973 (age 50)
Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.
OriginNew York City, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Record producer
  • songwriter
  • singer
Years active1997–present
Labels
Formerly ofSaturday Night Live Band

Lukasz Sebastian Gottwald (born September 26, 1973[3]), known professionally as Dr. Luke, Tyson Trax, and Made in China, is an American record producer and songwriter. He has worked with a wide range of artists and is best known for having started American singer and rapper Kesha's music career.

Awards and nominations[change | change source]

Grammy Awards

ASCAP Pop Music Awards

  • 2010 – Songwriter of the Year (Won)[4]
  • 2011 – Songwriter of the Year (Won)[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. Winton, Richard (October 14, 2014). "Kesha sues producer, alleges years of sex abuse and forced drugging". Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on October 6, 2012. Retrieved October 14, 2014.
  2. Powell, Jon (May 29, 2020). "Lil Wayne liberates deluxe version of 'Funeral'". REVOLT. Retrieved August 25, 2020.
  3. Sternbergh, Adam (June 20, 2010). "The Hit Whisperer". New York. Retrieved August 25, 2013.
  4. "ASCAP Pop Music Awards 2010". Ascap.com. Archived from the original on 24 March 2013. Retrieved 24 May 2012.
  5. "ASCAP Pop Music Awards 2011". Ascap.com. Archived from the original on 18 October 2012. Retrieved 24 May 2012.

Other websites[change | change source]