The group Sony Music belonging to the Label RCA should have ended his collaboration with singer R. Kelly, according to media reports. The magazine "Billboard" and "the New York Times reported," citing an unnamed Insider. On the RCA Website, where about 130 artists about Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake and Usher are listed, did not R. Kelly on Friday.
Against the 52-Year-old were in the past weeks-old allegations of abuse, according to become, triggered by the documentary "Surviving R. Kelly" on the TV channel Lifetime. The musician has so far denied all the allegations and declared to be the victim of a character assassination campaign.
speakers from RCA, Sony, and R. Kelly were not reached for comment. The Website "Variety" reported that RCA does not want to communicate the step to the outside. So, the open questions should be resolved "responsibly" and legal consequences can be avoided.
Kelly was released by RCA since 2012, four albums, the last of the Christmas Album, "12 Nights of Christmas" in the fall of 2016. According to "Variety" he would have to publish there, according to his contract is actually two albums.More about
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Previously, the talk had been demanded by dozens of protesters at the headquarters of Sony Music in New York at the end of the collaboration with Kelly. A Petition signed by 217,000 people. (dpa)