R. Kelly has recorded a new album and is searching for a distributor to “release it imminently,” Billboard reports. The news follows an earlier report that Kelly’s longtime label, Sony Music’s RCA, will not release any of the singer’s future projects in the wake of Lifetime’s documentary Surviving R. Kelly, which detailed the singer’s alleged sexual misconduct. Universal Music Publishing Group, which still owns Kelly’s catalog, has also cut ties with the singer’s future output.

One source tells Billboard that Kelly’s team has been searching for a new distributor for months. The publication cites other sources to report, “It’s possible the release won’t hit the market as soon as hoped,” suggesting Kelly may be struggling to find a willing distribution partner. A representative for Spotify said Kelly won’t be able to directly release his work on the platform through its direct-upload feature, which is currently in beta mode. Read more from Spin.

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