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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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Lakers' Jordan Clarkson -- R. Kelly Is NBA Ready ... That Jumper Is WET

Lakers' Jordan Clarkson
R. Kelly Is NBA Ready ... That Jumper Is WET

Lakers star Jordan Clarkson thinks R. Kelly has the best of both worlds ... saying that not only is Kells a R&B superstar but judging from his jump shot  ... he's got the skills to make… READ MORE >

R. Kelly -- I Don't See Nothing Wrong ... with a Sauna Bump N' Grind!! (VIDEO)

R. Kelly
I Don't See Nothing Wrong ... With a Sauna Bump N' Grind!

R. Kelly laid down a mind-blowing live performance ... for a dude in a Las Vegas sauna, and the video is freakin' amazing! R. was kicking it in the sauna at a 24 Hour Fitness in Vegas last… READ MORE >

- 175 days ago
R. Kelly -- Hoverboard to the Rescue

R. Kelly
Hoverboard to the Rescue

If you ever crash your Skywalker Hoverboard, better hope R. Kelly's there to hook you up with another one, which is exactly what happened to one lucky kid at a Chicago department store. The… READ MORE >

- 189 days ago
NBA's JaVale McGee -- I Want R.Kelly For My Wedding Too! ... If I Ever Get Married

JaVale McGee
I Want R.Kelly For My Wedding Too! ... If I Ever Get Married

Watch out Adam Sandler ... R. Kelly might be stealing your shine as the world's most famous wedding singer ... 'cause yet another NBA star tells TMZ Sports he wants Kelly to croon at his… READ MORE >

- 289 days ago
R. Kelly -- I'm Down to Sing ... At Iggy Azalea's Wedding!

R. Kelly
I'm Down to Sing At Iggy Azalea's Wedding!

Ask and you shall receive ... that's the lesson Nick Young just learned -- because R. Kelly says the NBA star formally requested that he sing at his wedding ... and R's definitely DOWN FOR IT!… READ MORE >

- 293 days ago
R. Kelly -- World's Greatest Cheapskate ... Bro Says He Got Stiffed

R. Kelly
World's Greatest Cheapskate ... Bro Says He Got Stiffed

R. Kelly worked his brother to the bone -- 144 hours/week according to Bruce Kelly ... who says he never got a dime, so now he's blowing the whistle on the singer with the State of Illinois. Bruce… READ MORE >

- 299 days ago
R. Kelly Sued -- I Believe He Can Pay ... For Backing Out Of Show

R. Kelly Sued
I Believe He Can Pay For Backing Out Of Show

R. Kelly pissed off a concert promoter by pulling out of an upcoming show, and stiffing the guy on his hefty deposit ... this according to the promoter who just hit Kelly with a Texas-sized… READ MORE >

- 401 days ago
R. Kelly -- Birthday Cakes in My Birthday Cake (Video)

R. Kelly
Birthday Cakes In My Birthday Cake

R. Kelly's mind ain't telling him no ... because his body likes cake -- and for the singer's birthday, he got a special double decker ... courtesy of a real bad girl.Kelly's friends hooked him up… READ MORE >

- 480 days ago
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 >

- 623 days ago
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 >

- 676 days ago

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