Bonnie Leigh McKee (born January 20, 1984) is an American singer and songwriter. She is a friend of Kesha's who she has co-written several songs with.
McKee was signed under Reprise Records where she released her debut album, Trouble. Several years later, McKee was dropped from the label and decided to focus on songwriting. She has written 10 singles that reached no. 1 in the United States and the United Kingdom, which sold more than 30 million copies worldwide combined. In July of 2013, McKee returned from her musical hiatus with the release of "American Girl".
McKee is particularly known for collaborating with pop singer Katy Perry, and the duo has written the hits "California Gurls," "Teenage Dream," "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)," "Part of Me," "Wide Awake," and "Roar" together. McKee also co-wrote "Dynamite" by Taio Cruz, which became the second-best selling song by a British artist in the digital era. McKee also co-wrote other hits such as "Hold It Against Me" by Britney Spears and "C'Mon" by Kesha, and has also written for Cher, Christina Aguilera, Kelly Clarkson, and Adam Lambert.
She was thought to be featured on Kesha's unreleased song, "Hush Hush", but has confirmed twice that it is not her.
Work with Kesha
She has worked with Kesha on the following song(s):
Songs from Warrior (2012):