So far, we’ve seen the most preferred and popular artists for all 50 U.S. states, and now comes the Music Machinery’s graphic of the most ignored bands and singers in America. The criteria here is much easier to understand, unlike trying to figure out why Virginia hates the Rolling Stones THAT much.
These are the regional anti-preferences, the artists that are generally popular across the United States, but get much less love in a particular part of the country. To find these artists, we merely look for artists that drop the furthest in rank on the top-most-played chart for a region when compared to the whole U.S. (Via)
In short, America does not like R. Kelly.