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Setlist: R Kelly, HMV, Rihanna

By and | Published on Monday 21 January 2019

R Kelly

CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last couple of weeks, including reactions to the latest documentary on abuse allegations against R Kelly and the pressure on Sony to drop him (which they subsequently did), plus HMV going into administration for a second time and Rihanna suing her dad for fraudulently exploiting her brand. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

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Stories discussed this week:
New US documentary puts R Kelly abuse accusations back in the spotlight
State Attorney calls for alleged R Kelly victims to come forward
Lady Gaga announces withdrawal of 2013 collaboration from digital music services
HMV UK heading back into administration
HMV administrators confirm offers have been made for the business
Rihanna sues her dad for fraudulently exploiting her brand

Also mentioned:
Fabric announces 20th anniversary parties and more
Setlist 2018 HMV special

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