Ke$ha song pulled from radio stations following Conn. shooting

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Radio stations around the country have pulled the song “Die Young” by Ke$ha following the shootings in Newtown, Conn., according to TMZ.

On Friday, “Die Young” was the No. 3 song on radio playlists across the country, reaching 167 million listeners across the country, according to Mediabase.

On Saturday, airplay dropped by 3 million listeners. On Monday, that number drooped to 148 million listeners, a drop of 19 million.

A music expert told TMZ this type of drop is “extremely rare.” The last time a song plummeted this quickly was when the Dixie Chicks made comments criticizing President Bush in 2003.

Ke$ha has not commented on her song being dropped by many radio stations, however she did take to Twitter on Friday to post that her thoughts are with those in Newtown.

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