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R. Kelly’s Three Grammy Awards Will Not Be Revoked -- Yet

R. Kelly can keep his three Grammy awards, says The Recording Academy's Harvey Mason Jr.

"I think it's something that we're going to need to take a good hard look at, have a lot of conversations about, work through and make a decision," he told The Chicago Sun Times. "But right now, I think it's something that is going to take a little bit more consideration before we can really dictate or decide."


"My initial feeling is we're probably not a business that we want to be in of taking people's awards back after they've been given. But we'll take a good look at it and see."

Kelly won all the Grammys in 1997 for "I Believe I Can Fly."

Last month, he was convicted on one count of racketeering and eight counts of sex trafficking. He will be sentenced on May 4, 2022, where he faces between 10 years and life in prison.