R.Kelly’s profession may need fallen, however the singer’s album gross sales and streams have reached a brand new excessive following his responsible verdict.
Usually somebody with Kelly’s historical past wouldn’t have a profitable profession anymore. Nevertheless, the plot twist is that Kelly’s album gross sales have elevated by 517% because the September twenty seventh responsible verdict.
Through the week after listening to his destiny, the producer’s music doubled in streams and tripled in gross sales. From September 27-October third, the disgraced singer’s streams catapult from 11.2 million to 13.4 million.
Now regardless that the courts’ determination set off the rise of gross sales, Kelly’s music was already getting an excellent quantity of playtime in 2021. In actual fact, Kelly songs had been bringing in round 5.4 million on-demand audio streams per week in 2017. At this time, he’s averaging roughly 6.5 million.
Although it could appear that everybody continues to be having fun with his music, YouTube selected in any other case. Earlier this week, the video streaming app eliminated accounts belonging to the singer. Sadly, no different music app adopted go well with, and his music stays obtainable for listening.
R.Kelly was convicted on a slew of intercourse trafficking prices and can be sentenced on Might 4, 2022.