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Kesha triumphantly returns to late night with a performance of “Praying” on Fallon: Watch

The singer's emotional performance came on the eve of the release of her first record in four years, Rainbow

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    Kesha has emerged stronger than ever this summer amidst her legal battles with sentient piece of dog feces “Dr.” Luke with an empowering and confessional album, Rainbow, in tow. The latest step in her I-am-woman-hear-me-fucking-roar comeback was a stop on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night, where she belted out the album’s lead single, “Praying”.

    The emotional performance conveys what a release both this album and her return to performing have been for Kesha, who has been locked in a legal battle with Dr. Assclown for years over his alleged rape of the singer. Backed by a four-piece string section and her bolo tie-wearing band, Kesha seemed to deliver the song directly to the man who has caused her so much pain. With her eyes locked tight, she belted out each note, ending on a gasp like one last bit of rage and redemption escaping her soul. Check it out above.

    Rainbow is out today and can be streamed in full here. Check out her announced North American dates below.

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    Kesha 2017 Tour Dates:
    08/19 – Tokyo, JP @ Summer Sonic
    08/19 – Osaka, JP @ Summer Sonic
    09/15 – Del Mar, CA @ KAABOO Del Mar
    09/16 – Las Vegas, NV @ M Resort Casino & Spa
    09/23 – Las Vegas, NV @ iHeartRadio Music Festival
    09/26 – Birmingham, AL @ Iron City
    09/27 – Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium
    09/29 – Atlanta, GA @ Coca-Cola Roxy
    09/30 – Charlotte, NC @ The Fillmore
    10/02 – Raleigh, NC @ The Ritz
    10/04 – Boston, MA @ House of Blues
    10/06 – Silver Spring, MD @ The Fillmore
    10/07 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Fillmore
    10/09 – New York, NY @ Hammerstein Ballroom
    10/13 – Lakewood, OH @ Lakewood Civic Auditorium
    10/15 – Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore
    10/16 – Toronto, ON @ Rebel
    10/18 – Chicago, IL @ Aragon Ballroom
    10/19 – Milwaukee, WI @ Eagles Ballroom
    10/23 – Kansas City, MO @ Uptown Theatre
    10/24 – Denver, CO @ Fillmore Auditorium
    10/25 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex
    10/27 – Seattle, WA @ Showbox SoDo
    10/28 – Portland, OR @ Roseland Theatre
    10/31 – San Francisco, CA @ Masonic Auditorium
    11/01 – Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Palladium

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