A jury convicted R. Kelly; will his music face penalties?

NEW YORK (AP) — Will a legal conviction do to R. Kelly’s music what years of ugly allegations could not?

It is unlikely that Monday’s second of justice — when a federal jury in New York discovered the 54-year-old R&B famous person responsible of all 9 counts in a intercourse trafficking trial — will imply a lot for his followers, given all of the terrible issues that they had realized already, some observers say.

“The traces have already been drawn,” mentioned Jem Aswad, deputy music editor for the commerce publication Selection, who has been protecting R. Kelly for 20 years.

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R. Kelly was convicted. What occurs to his music on streaming platforms?

In Could 2018, Spotify eliminated R. Kelly’s music from its official playlists. The most important music streaming app in America mentioned it needed its “editorial selections — what we select to program — to replicate our values.”

Three years later, Kelly’s tracks are nonetheless absent from Spotify’s influential curated packages. However the disgraced celebrity’s full discography was nonetheless accessible on the service’s app as of Tuesday morning, a day after he was discovered responsible on all counts in a sex-trafficking trial.

Kelly’s music was additionally simply accessible on Spotify’s main opponents, together with Apple Music, Amazon Music and the Google-owned

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