(CBS) — Sony Music has decided to part ways with embattled R&B singer R. Kelly, who faces numerous allegations of sexual misconduct, according to reports.

Allegations of Kelly’s sexual abuse go back decades and have prompted a nationwide protest called #MuteRKelly to boycott his music. Calls for Sony Music to drop Kelly from its roster multiplied following the recent debut of a Lifetime documentary, “Surviving R. Kelly,” featuring interviews with the music artist’s alleged accusers.

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R. Kelly, who has sold more 40 million albums worldwide and won three Grammy awards, started his career under record label Jive Records, which in 2003 was acquired by Sony BMG. RCA, a Sony subsidiary, has represented Kelly since 2012. As of Friday, he is no longer listed as an artist on RCA Records’ website.

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Sony has long maintained its ties to the singer because he has not been charged with a crime and has maintained his innocence, Variety reports.

The R&B star’s longtime record label did not immediately return CBS MoneyWatch’s request for comment.

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Music streaming service Spotify last year removed Kelly’s music from its playlists before reversing its decision.