Ke$ha will perform Aug. 17 at the Illinois State Fair. (Photo courtesy of the official Ke$ha website)
By The Associated Press
SPRINGFIELD - Popular rapper Ke$ha is the latest performer to be named to the Illinois State Fair entertainment line-up.
The singer-songwriter whose debut album ``Animal'' had eight Top Ten hits is scheduled to perform Aug. 17.
Ke$ha joins country stars Billy Currington, The Band Perry, Toby Keith, Thompson Square and Gary Allan on the grandstand schedule.
The state fair will be held Aug. 8 through Aug. 18.