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R. Kelly

Robert Sylvester Kelly (born January 8, 1967), known by his stage name R. Kelly, is an American singer-songwriter and record producer. Often referred to as the King of R&B, Kelly is recognized as one of the most successful R&B artists of all-time. A native of Chicago, Illinois, Kelly began performing during the late 1980s and debuted in 1992 with the group Public Announcement. In 1993, Kelly went solo with the album 12 Play. He is known for a collection of major hit singles including "Bump n' Grind", "Your Body's Callin'", "I Believe I Can Fly", "Gotham City", "Ignition (Remix)", "If I Could Turn Back the Hands of Time", "The World's Greatest", "I'm a Flirt", and the hip-hopera "Trapped in the Closet". In 1998, Kelly won three Grammy Awards for "I Believe I Can Fly". Kelly has written, produced, and remixed songs for many artists including The Winans, The Isley Brothers, Charlie Wilson, Quincy Jones, K-Ci & JoJo, Aaliyah, Janet Jackson, Whitney Houston, Toni Braxton, Michael Jackson, Hi-Five, Nivea, Ciara, Mary J. Blige, Luther Vandross, Gerald LeVert, Raheem DeVaughn, Ruben Studdard, Jaheim, Kelly Price, Tamia, Maxwell, Celine Dion, Britney Spears, Usher, B2K, Twista, Tyrese,

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R. Kelly Sued -- I Made You a Star ... and You Pissed On Me

R. Kelly Lawsuit
I Made You a Star And You Pissed on Me

R. Kelly is an ungrateful tightwad who screwed over the guy who made him a star ... at least according to a new lawsuit.Derrel McDavid says he's managed R. Kelly for decades and helped him… READ MORE >

R. Kelly -- Refuses To Accept His Daughter Is Now His Son

R. Kelly
Refuses To Accept His Daughter Is Now His Son

R. Kelly can't accept the fact he has a transgender child -- a daughter who chooses to live as a male -- and at least one very close relative is attacking the singer as heartless.Andrea Kelly says… READ MORE >

- 186 days ago
Lady Gaga Music Video Pulled -- Reportedly Because of Sexual Assault Claims

Lady Gaga
Music Video Pulled Reportedly Because of Sexual Assault Claims

TMZ has obtained the Lady Gaga music video that was SCRAPPED ... reportedly because she feared blow back since her co-star was once on trial for kiddie porn and her director is in a swirl of… READ MORE >

- 193 days ago
R. Kelly Slums It With Cell Phone Music Video

R. Kelly
Slums It With Cell Phone Music Video

R. Kelly hijacked a random dude's cell phone this weekend in New York -- then recorded a XMAS music video for the guy ... and we got the footage.It all went down Friday night at Papa Juan Cigar… READ MORE >

- 378 days ago
R. Kelly -- I DID Pay Child Support ... Someone Set Me Up

R. Kelly
I DID Pay Child Support ... Someone Set Me Up

R. Kelly is not a child support dodging jerk ... so says R. Kelly AND his ex-wife Andrea Kelly -- and now the company who put him on blast for allegedly falling behind is backtracking.Earlier… READ MORE >

- 381 days ago
R. Kelly's DRUNKEN CONFESSION -- Lady Gaga DOMINATED Me at the AMAs

R. Kelly's
DRUNKEN CONFESSION Gaga DOMINATED Me at the AMAs

R. Kelly got straight up out-crazied by Lady Gaga at the AMAs Sunday night -- and after the show, he was man (and drunk) enough to admit it to TMZ.The R&B legend was admittedly sauced before… READ MORE >

- 398 days ago
R. Kelly Pool Party -- Urine Trouble Now

R. Kelly Pool Party
Urine Trouble Now

A famous Las Vegas pool party must have a very relaxed no-pee policy ... because R. Kelly was invited to perform there over the weekend.Wearing a Jesus piece that would make Flo Rida jealous, the… READ MORE >

- 462 days ago
Jimmy Iovine -- Throws BALLER Emmy/BD Party

Jimmy Iovine
Throws BALLER Emmy/BD Party

Jimmy Iovine threw the dopest party ever at his house in L.A. last night -- and here's the thing ... Oprah wasn't the big star there.A star struck Oprah gushed that she got to meet Mick Jagger for… READ MORE >

- 463 days ago
R. Kelly -- New 'Trapped In the Closet' Is Only 'Couple Months' Away

R. Kelly
New 'Trapped In the Closet' 'Couple Months' Away

WE CAN'T WAIT! WE CAN'T WAIT! WE CAN'T WAIT! WE CAN'T WAIT! WE CAN'T WAIT!!!!!!!!!!R. Kelly just told us the new chapter in his incredible "Trapped in the Closet" saga is only a "couple months"… READ MORE >

- 510 days ago
R. Kelly Takes DEVASTATING Loss on Mansion Auction

R. Kelly
Takes DEVASTATING Loss on Mansion Auction

This has gotta hurt ... R. Kelly's Illinois mansion was auctioned off Monday for $950,000 -- waaaay less than the $3.5-million-mortgage the singer took out to the build the place. Kelly built the… READ MORE >

- 650 days ago

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