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R. Kelly Returns To Billboard Charts After "Surviving R. Kelly" Airs

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It appears as if we’re witnessing the demise in R. Kelly‘s profession, but it surely seems like it may take greater than a docuseries to knock him off the charts. According to Billboard, two of the singer’s greatest hits so far have made returned to the charts following the airing of Lifetime’s docuseries.

R. Kelly Returns To Billboard Charts After "Surviving R. Kelly" Airs
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“Ignition” and “I Believe I Can Fly” are again on Billboard’s R&B Digital Song Sales chart after Lifetime’s six-part docuseries Surviving R. Kelly aired originally of the month. “Ignition” is at the moment sitting at #12 on the R&B Digital Song Sales chart with a spike of 191% in week-over-week purchases. According to Nielsen Music, the singer bought 2000 downloads within the week ending on Jan 10th. It’s the very best the tune has carried out in almost 2 years since shifting 2000 items within the week ending on Jan. 12, 2017. “Ignition” additionally introduced in three.1M U.S. on-demand streams within the week ending on Jan. 10th. 

“I Believe I Can Fly” debuted at no. 16 on the R&B Digital Song Sales with 2000 copies bought as effectively which is the best it is charted since Feb. 25th, 2016. The enhance in streams for each songs helped The Essential R. Kelly undertaking re-enter the Top R&B albums chart at no. 19. Additionally, it additionally debuted on the Billboard 200 at no. 144 and at no. 46 on the Top Catalog Albums.

Earlier at present, it was revealed that Sony had dropped R. Kelly from their label following the quite a few protests and allegations stemming from Surviving R. Kelly

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