Celine Dion and Chance the Rapper Removing R. Kelly Collaborations

DionCeline Dion is reportedly removing from streaming services the 1998 “I’m Your Angel” the Grammy-nominated song she performed with R. Kelly, according to a TMZ on Jan. 14, 2019. The song appeared on her Christmas album “These Are Special Times,” which was her first English language album.

R. Kelly also the write and producer of the song which stayed on Billboard’s Hot 100 at number one for six weeks. The song remains on YouTube, but according to “TMZ,” they are in the process of removing it.

R. Kelly had produced 119 singles and 17 albums, but he has only hit number one. R. Kelly’s duet with Dion was one that hit number one.

TMZ reported that Chance the Rapper removed his song with R. Kelly on Jan. 14, 2019 from streaming media with no announcement. “Somewhere in Paradise” Chance and R. Kelly’s has been disabled on Spotify. Chance condemned R. Kelly after his Lifetime docuseries.

Recently, Lady Gaga took down from streaming media “Do What U Want (With My Body),” which she collaborated on with R. Kelly in 2013, and the band Phoenix apologized for there collaboration with R. Kelly, but has not taken down their song from streaming media.

Written by Barbara Sobel
Edited by Cathy Milne-Ware

Sources:

Vulture: Céline Dion Reportedly Pulling R. Kelly Collab ‘I’m Your Angel’ From Streaming
Daily Mirror: Celine Dion pulls R Kelly duet I’m Your Angel from streaming services
Metro: Celine Dion ‘pulling Grammy-nominated collaboration with R Kelly from all streaming sites’

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