In her latest music video, Kesha officiates a same-sex wedding in Las Vegas. It’s actually the third time Kesha has officiated a same-sex wedding. Kesha unveiled the video for her song “I Need a Woman to Love Me” this morning. It appears on MGM Resorts International’s album Universal Love, a collection of reimagined love songs for the LGBTQ community. (We wrote about it last week.)
The special music video directed by Lagan Sebert, her brother, sees Kesha on a journey towards Vegas to officiate a same sex wedding. The wedding took place at the Bellagio in Las Vegas on March 26. The couple in the video, Dani and Lindsay, were selected after they shared a heartfelt video showcasing their excitement to be married in Vegas.
Universal Love celebrates the enduring and overwhelming power of love and music to unite and it includes six boundary-changing songs from Bob Dylan (“He’s Funny That Way”), St. Vincent (“And Then She Kissed Me”), Benjamin Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie (“And I Love Him”), Kele Okereke of Bloc Party (“My Guy”), Valerie June (“Mad About The Girl”) and Kesha.
The compilation album, produced by MGM Resorts in conjunction with global advertising agency McCann, is a natural extension of MGM’s two decades of advocacy work with the LGBTQ community and the company’s desire to advance initiatives that unite humanity.
Like we mentioned, this wasn’t the first time Kesha had the honor to unite to two gay people in love. The singer became an ordained minister online so that she could officiate the 2012 wedding of her pals Monique Morrison and Gretchen Helt in Malibu, California, a year before marriage equality was legally recognized by the state.
“I was honored to participate firsthand in a wedding between two women who love each other,” she told CBS. “I saw how much in meant to them, and I can’t understand why any person or any law would stand in between that kind of love.”
And then in 2015, she officiated the marriage of Hollywood makeup artist Vittorio Mascecchia with his longtime boyfriend Felipe Noquiera.