R. Kelly is unstoppable. Even after the docuseries "Surviving R.Kelly" aired people still seem to love his music regardless of the accusations. R.Kelly some how made it back to the charts according to Billboard. Kelly's two biggest smash hits to date returned to the charts following the airing of Lifetime's docuseries.
Billboard stated that "In the wake of Lifetime’s six-part Surviving R. Kelly documentary series, which aired on the network from Jan. 3-5, two of the titular artist’s most popular recordings -- “Ignition” and “I Believe I Can Fly” -- return to the R&B Digital Song Sales chart."
“Ignition” served as the lead single for R. Kelly’s 2003 album, Chocolate Factory. The song spent five weeks at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 that spring, blocked from the top by 50 Cent’s “In Da Club.”
To add "Kelly's hit, “I Believe I Can Fly” also experiences a resurgence. The track debuts at No. 16 on R&B Digital Song Sales with 2000 copies sold, its highest sales week since the seven-day window ending Feb. 25, 2016."
“Fly,” which featured on the soundtrack to the 1996 film Space Jam, reached No. 2on the Hot 100 for four weeks -- behind Toni Braxton’s “Un-Break My Heart” -- and won Kelly three Grammy Awards, including best R&B song."
All in all, Kelly's music will definitely live on. If you haven't seen the documentary, it is a MUST WATCH! The song are often referenced so, once you watch the series you will definitely understand why these songs may be back on the charts.
Earlier today, it was revealed that Sony had dropped R. Kelly from their label following the numerous protests and allegations stemming from Surviving R. Kelly.
Good music is good music.