Runner up of The Voice, season 1, Cornel has been endorsed for his singing abilities by American legend, Robert Sylvester Kelly. 

Cornel had participated in the reality TV show and 'wowed' many fans with his rendition of the R. Kelly hit song ‘When A Woman Loves.’ 

Some fans had hoped that he would win the competion and a few hearts may have been broken when he lost.

In the meantime, R. Kelly has recognized his talent via Instagram, and shared the video of Cornel’s performance at The voice Nigeria season 1.