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Sign of a Victory

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Sign of a Victory

"Sign of a Victory"
Single by R. Kelly featuring Soweto Spiritual Singers
from the album Listen Up! The Official 2010 FIFA World Cup Album and Epic
Released June 6, 2010
Format Digital download
Recorded 2010
Genre R&B, pop
Length 5:20
Label Jive/Zomba
Writer(s) R. Kelly
Producer(s) R. Kelly
R. Kelly chronology
"Ms. Chocolate"
"Sign of a Victory"
"When a Woman Loves"

"Sign of a Victory" is a song by American singer R. Kelly, featuring the South African gospel choir Soweto Spiritual Singers. It was the official anthem for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Released on June 6 for digital download, the song received generally positive critical reception, and became a minor hit.

It was later included on Listen Up! The Official 2010 FIFA World Cup Album, released on May 31 and in Kelly's compilation album Epic. "Sign of A Victory" was performed by R. Kelly and the Soweto Spiritual Singers at the 2010 FIFA World Cup Kick-Off concert in Soweto on June 10, 2010.

Music video

The video features short clips of R. Kelly performing in Africa and also hes visit there. One scene is him at top of a tall building in Chicago singing. The "Soweto Spiritual Singers" are in this video providing backround vocals.

Critical reception

The songs has recived positiv reviews from fans and critics alike.

Live Performance

Kelly has only performed this song once live and that was minutes before the 2010 FIFA World Cup Kick-Off match in Soweto on June 10.


Charts (2010) Peak
Japan Hot 100[1] 12
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[2] 81


  1. ^ "Japan Hot 100 Singles (2009-02-27)".  
  2. ^ "R. Kelly Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for R. Kelly. Retrieved 2010-09-05.
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