R. Kelly Music Sales Rise 500-Percent Following Guilty Verdict R.Kelly has been found guilty of racketeering and sex crimes. Rolling Stone magazine reported R.Kelly’s music sales jumped 517% since he was found guilty on federal sex crimes. His on-demand audio streams are up 22%. Video streams are up 23% in comparison to the week before the verdict was announced. Can you separate R.Kelly the man from R.Kelly the music?