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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 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 >

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 >

- 177 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 >

- 321 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 >

- 373 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 >

- 381 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 >

- 565 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 >

- 569 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 >

- 586 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 >

- 650 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 >

- 651 days ago

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