R. Kelly Music Streams Rise 116 Percent After Docuseries Finale

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R. Kelly’s music garnered a serious enhance in streams through the Jan. 5 finale of Surviving R. Kelly, in response to Billboard.

The music publication studies that the singer's songs generated four.three million on-demand streams within the U.S. after the Surviving R. Kelly finale. The singer's tune streams shot up 116 % from final Wednesday (Jan. 2), which was the day earlier than the Lifetime docuseries premiered.

The most-streamed R. Kelly songs have been as follows: "Ignition" (433,000 U.S. streams; up 80 % from 240,000 on Jan. 2), "Trapped within the Closet" (396,000; up 230 % from 120,000), "Bump N' Grind" (266,000; up 94 % from 137,000), "Same Girl," that includes Usher, (176,000; up 126 % from 78,000), and "I Believe I Can Fly" (161,000; up 48 % from 109,000).

Overall, Kelly noticed a 65 % achieve in every day streams through the three-day docuseries run. In whole, Kelly's music moved 14.5 million streams through the Jan. three to Jan. 6 interval, versus eight.eight million on Dec. 30 via Jan. 2.

In addition, the veteran R&B singer noticed an elevated in views of his Wikipedia web page. However, Kelly's music took a nostril dive in radio airplay. Speaking of which, two Dallas radio stations have banned his music from their playlists.

Music streaming apart, some folks really feel that all the R. Kelly information — good or unhealthy — solely helps the singer change into extra profitable. One of these folks is Future.

In an interview with Power 106's The Cruz Show, Future instructed that we should always cease giving the embattled singer a lot consideration.

"Man, who’s that? I believed we had forgot about that? We giving it an excessive amount of consideration," he mentioned. "When you give issues an excessive amount of consideration, they blow up. That's why he gon' blow up. That's why his music gonna do what it do. If you cease speaking about it, it'll go away."

The Atlanta rapper is likely to be referring to Kelly's elevated streams on Spotify as of late. There has been no official clarification as to why R. Kelly is seeing such a serious enhance in streams.