According to the data provided, the R&B singer’s music streams and radio plays increased significantly after R.Kelley was found guilty of sex trafficking and racketeering. To Board.
During the week of September 24, R. Kelly – who was convicted on September 27 – saw a 14% increase in his music streams and a 55% increase in radio plays compared to the previous week, according to information provided by the MRC. According to the figures.
This audience growth is far less than the jump they experienced after the release of “Surviving Are Kelly” in January of 2019. Although the Bombshell documentary interviewed women who say they were abused by the singer, streams of their work increased by 116%. next week, According to Board, however the radio plays of his music were discontinued.
Rolling stone informed of R Kelly’s post-judgment success is indeed enormous, although he did not source where his data is from. On Friday, the music outlet reported that from September 27 to October 3, their music streams had increased by 22%, album sales by 517% and video streams up 23% over the previous week.
R. Kelly, whose real name is Robert Sylvester Kelly, was convicted of eight counts of trafficking women across state lines for sex and one count of racketeering for criminal conduct. A day after he was found guilty, YouTube removed two of the “Remix to Ignition” artist’s official channels. In the past four years, since the allegations against Kelly surfaced, streaming services like Apple Music and Spotify have “muted” the artist—meaning their music isn’t included in promoted playlists.
R&B singer R Kelly found guilty of sex trafficking, racketeering (Businesshala)
YouTube removes singer R Kelly’s official channel days after sex trafficking conviction (Businesshala)