Woman Gaga’s duet with R Kelly, Do What U Need, has been faraway from a number of streaming companies.
It follows her apology for working with the R&B singer after a TV documentary detailed allegations – which he denies – of sexual and bodily abuse in opposition to ladies and underage women.
On Thursday the observe climbed again into the highest 15 of the US iTunes Shops’ prime songs listing, which ranks the most-purchased songs of the second.
It is usually now unplayable on YouTube.
The track has additionally been faraway from likes of Apple Music and Spotify and is unavailable for buy on Amazon Music.
However the remix that includes Christina Aguilera, which options totally different lyrics, continues to be out there.
The 2013 single appeared on Gaga’s third studio album, Artpop, 5 years after Kelly stood trial on expenses of creating a intercourse tape with an under-age feminine. He was discovered not responsible.
Kelly informed Billboard after the one’s launch that working with the pop star felt like “it was an ideal match”.
“Once we bought on that video set, and the studio, it was excellent. It was like a pure jelling” he continued.
On the time, Gaga described the track as a “mutual love” between the 2.
“He is a really, very, very proficient man, I am so excited to be on this album with him,” she mentioned.
The pop star defended the collaboration on the time, when critics highlighted Kelly’s allegations of sexual abuse, saying that that they had a “bond” shaped over the “very unfaithful issues” written about them.
French indie band Phoenix have additionally just lately apologised for collaborating with R Kelly in 2013.
Since Lifetime’s US TV documentary collection Surviving R Kelly aired final week, the R&B artist has denied all allegations made in opposition to him.
His lawyer additionally dismissed the documentary as “one other spherical of tales” getting used to “fill actuality TV time”.