A Pandora spokesperson reiterated its policy as quoted in The Blast: "Pandora's policy is to not actively promote artists with certain demonstrable behavioral, ethical or criminal issues. We approach each of these scenarios on a case-by-case basis to ensure we address components true to Pandora's principles while not overreaching and avoiding censorship."
Update, 6:15 p.m. PT: According to Pitchfork, Apple Music has also stopped promoting R. Kelly and has removed his work from suggested compliation albums like "Best Slow Jams of the 90s" -- even though his image remains on the cover. Apple didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.
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