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 f the charts. According to Billboard, two the singer's greatest hits to this point have made returned to the charts following the airing Lifetime's docuseries.
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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 the month. "Ignition" is at present sitting at #12 on the R&B Digital Song Sales chart with a spike 191% in week-over-week purchases. According to Nielsen Music, the singer offered 2000 downloads within the week ending on Jan 10th. It's the perfect the track has carried out in almost 2 years since transferring 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 offered as nicely which is the very best it is charted since Feb. 25th, 2016. The improve in streams for each songs helped The Essential R. Kelly venture 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 this time, 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.