Universal Publishing Drops R Kelly

Universal Publishing Drops R Kelly
  • PublishedJanuary 21, 2019

Last week  Universal Publishing has announced that they would be dropping singer R Kelly after Sony records announced they were parting ways with R Kelly in the wake of backlash from the ‘Surviving R. Kelly’ documentary on Lifetime.

Reports read;

Universal Music Publishing Group has quietly dropped R. Kelly from its songwriter roster, months before his label, Sony Music’s RCA Records, ended its recording contract with him Jan. 18.

“UMPG no longer represents R. Kelly,” a company spokesperson confirmed to Billboard.

The move happened last spring, according to sources.

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