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You May Finally Be Able to Mute Artists You Don't Want to Hear on Spotify

Don’t want to hear an artist in Spotify playlists or radio? You may soon be able to block them.Read more...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Science, Streaming, Streaming Music, R Kelly

R. Kelly Is Back On The Billboard Charts

R. Kelly is back in the Top 20 on Billboard. Given the horrific stories surrounding Kelly in recent weeks, perhaps it's curiosity rather than being reminded of a favorite song. But either way, both Kelly and Sony, who just severed ties with the R&B singer for future projects, will profit. The album "The Essential R. Kelly" re-entered the Billboard Top R&B Albums chart at #19., for the first time since 2015.  "Essential" also debuts at #144 on the Billboard 200 and #46 on the Top Catalog A...
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Erykah Badu Attempts to Clarify Her ‘Prayer’ for R. Kelly

Erykah Badu took to Twitter Sunday night in an attempt to clarify her “prayer” for R. Kelly, which she spoke about during a Saturday concert in Chicago. “I don’t know how everybody else feels about it but I’m putting up a prayer right now for R.,” she said to the crowd before referencing the longstanding […]
Tags: News, Chicago, Erykah Badu, R. Kelly, Kelly

Want to block R Kelly on Spotify? Soon you can

Spotify want your music streaming experience tailored to you personally and soon that will include the option to block artists from appearing in your stream, especially R Kelly. Spotify are preparing a new ‘block’ feature so that users can mute particular artists and groups that they don’t want to hear under any circumstance. They have been testing the feature in the latest version of their iOS app. It allows you to select an artist and block their entire catalogue from playing. The feature ...
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Dianne Warren on R. Kelly: 'I'd heard rumors for years'

At the Producers Guild of America Awards, songwriter Diane Warren says R. Kelly's label should have paid attention to rumors surrounding the singer a long time ago. (Jan. 21)            [Author: AP]
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Erykah Badu Says She Wants To Pray For R. Kelly During Chicago Show

Erykah Badu performed last night at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago and during her set, she took a moment to say she’s “puttin’ up a prayer right now” for R. Kelly, as TMZ points out. In fan-shot video footage of the moment obtained by TMZ, Badu says she wants to send a prayer … More »
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Man accused of threat linked to R. Kelly turns himself in

Henry James Mason turned himself in after he threatened a father who says singer R. Kelly is keeping his daughter from her family.            [Author: The Associated Press]
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REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

In this journey back through a wild week of music industry news, we revisit Sony's severing of ties with R. Kelly (but they're still making money off him) Cardi B's Shutdown Song, how streaming is shortening the music we listen to, and more! Sony Music Severs Ties With R. Kelly, But Continues To Profit From His Recordings Cardi B's Epic Trump Shutdown Rant Is Now A Song [LISTEN] Songs Are Getting Shorter and Streaming Is To Blame Bandcamp Opens Brick and Mortar Reco...
Tags: Music, David Bowie, Sony, Music Business, R Kelly, Owen Davie, Sony Music, Cardi, Mortar Record Store

R. Kelly Accusers Detail Abuse, Reveal Evidence on ‘Dateline’

The continuing controversy surrounding R. Kelly, including allegations of sexual abuse by a number of women over three decades, was the focus of Friday’s episode of “Dateline.” Speaking to accusers Sparkle, Jerhonda Pace and parents Tim and Jonjelyn Savage, among others, NBC’s Andrea Canning heard more harrowing tales of abduction and sexual misconduct on the part […]
Tags: News, Nbc, R. Kelly, Kelly, Tim, Surviving R. kelly, Jonjelyn Savage, Andrea Canning

R. Kelly accuser alleges: I have DNA proof of sexual misconduct on soiled T-shirt

Tracy Sampson alleged in a 2001 lawsuit that Kelly induced her "into an indecent sexual relationship," when she was 17. Now she's speaking out along with Jerhonda Pace who claims to have DNA proof.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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R. Kelly's Full HuffPost Live Interview, 2015

In 2015, HuffPost’s Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani confronted R. Kelly on the multiple allegations of sexual assault against him. He responded by storming out of the live interview.
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Reports: Sony drops R. Kelly after furor over allegations

NEW YORK (AP) — Multiple outlets have reported that Sony Music has dropped embattled R&B star R. Kelly from its roster. The announcement comes two weeks after the popular documentary series “Surviving R. Kelly” drew fresh attention to the sex abuse allegations against R. Kelly, which have dogged him most of his career. The #MeToo […]
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Man accused of threat linked to R Kelly turns self in

MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) — A man accused of threatening a father who says singer R. Kelly kept his daughter from her family has turned himself in. Henry County Sheriff’s Office Maj. Bobby Sloan says Henry James Mason turned himself in around 8:30 a.m. Friday. A judge had issued a warrant for Mason on charges of […]
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Pursuing R. Kelly: Could he end up convicted of sex crimes like Bill Cosby?

The R&B star is fighting multiple accusations of sexual misconduct, but could he be charged with a crime and convicted?            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Reports: R. Kelly no longer part of RCA Records after resurfaced sexual abuse allegations

RCA Records, part of Sony Music, has removed embattled R. Kelly from the list of artists on its website amid sexual-abuse allegations.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Sony, R. Kelly Agree To Part Ways

Sony and R. Kelly have agreed to part ways, sources tell Billboard. The news comes on the heels of the Lifetime documentary Surviving R. Kelly, which detailed allegations of sexual misconduct against the singer. Reps for Sony and R. Kelly could not be immediately reached. Kelly had been signed to Jive since the beginning of … More »
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Sony & R. Kelly Part Ways

Sony and R. Kelly have “agreed to part ways,” Billboard reports. I guess that’s the polite way of saying they’ve finally dropped his child-molesting ass. Continue reading below… Neither Sony nor R. Kelly have made an official statement yet. According to Variety, Kelly’s back catalog will remain with RCA/Sony and his music is still available on streaming services and digital retailers. Since the airing of Lifetime’s horrifying documentary series Surviving R. Kelly, pressure has been mounti...
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R. Kelly’s Former Manager Turns Himself in on Threat Charge

R. Kelly’s former manager has turned himself into Georgia authorities on a charge of threatening a man who alleges that Kelly has indoctrinated his daughter into a sex cult. Henry James Mason, 52, is accused of threatening to harm Timothy Savage, who was prominently featured in the Lifetime docuseries “Surviving R. Kelly.” Savage alleges that […]
Tags: News, Georgia, R. Kelly, Kelly, Kelly Savage, Timothy Savage, Henry James Mason

Sony Music Drops R. Kelly As Another Accuser Speaks Out

RCA Records and its parent company Sony Music will drop R. Kelly, Variety reports. The company does not plan on giving a formal announcement in regards to severing their relationship with the artist, but the decision comes after Lifetime's Surviving R. Kelly re-opened the discussion around harrowing accusations of sexual abuse against the singer.Many have called for the company to drop the singer, starting a movement titled #MuteRKelly and publicly protesting outside its offices. According to V...
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R. Kelly Dropped by Sony Music

Sony Music has decided to dissolve its working relationship with R. Kelly, Variety has learned. No external announcement of the move is planned in the immediate future, says a source, who added that Kelly’s presence on the RCA website (where he remains listed) will not indicate his departure from the company, as his back catalog […]
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R. Kelly's former manager, James Mason, surrenders to sheriff

James Mason, the former manager for singer R. Kelly, surrendered to authorities in Georgia on Friday, law enforcement officials tell CNN.
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R. Kelly's ex-manager surrenders to sheriff

James Mason, the former manager for singer R. Kelly, surrendered to authorities in Georgia on Friday, law enforcement officials tell CNN.
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Mugshot Mania: R. Kelly’s Former Manager Surrenders on Terroristic Threats Charge…

Uh oh… Surviving R. Kelly is starting to have it’s repercussions as R. Kelly’s seems to be going down one by one. One of ‘pied piper’s former managers recently surrendered to authorities on charges he made terroristic threats against a family of one of the singer’s alleged victims. Details below… (more…) Related Posts 5 Things Revealed on Parts 3 & 4 of ‘Surviving R. Kelly’ + Watch Full Video…‘Surviving R. Kelly’ Documentary Sparks Criminal Investigation in Georgia…Jada Pinkett-Smith, Om...
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John Legend explains why he appeared in 'Surviving R. Kelly' while other celebs didn't

John Legend says his friendship with Dream Hampton, the executive producer of "Surviving R. Kelly," is one reason he decided to take part.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, John Legend, Usa Today, R Kelly, Dream Hampton, Kelly

#MeToo helping 'Surviving R. Kelly' resonate

There was a moment at a press conference this week when Faith Rodgers was asked what she'd want to say to R. Kelly if he was watching.
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