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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 -- I'm Into Barely Legal Babes Now

R. Kelly --
I'm Into Barely Legal Babes Now

R. Kelly was put on the spot on BET last night about his affinity for underage girls -- and even though he was married to Aaliyah when she was only 15, the guy says his tastes have matured.… READ MORE >

Kelly to Club: Don't Piss on My Image!

Kelly to Club: Don't Piss on My Image!

Exonerated urinator R. Kelly is dripping with anger after a nightclub allegedly used his name and image to promote an event -- without ever getting Kelly's Hancock on a contract! In a lawsuit… READ MORE >

- 2811 days ago
Kelly Snitch Says R.'s Peeps Wanted Her Dead

Kelly Snitch Says R.'s Peeps Wanted Her Dead

One of R. Kelly's henchmen threatened to knock off the state's star witness in his kiddie-porn trial, according to just-unsealed docs.Lisa Van Allen, the woman who said she had sex with Kelly and… READ MORE >

- 2872 days ago
R. Kelly Wept Like a Baby

R. Kelly Wept Like a Baby

Although R. Kelly hightailed it out of the courtroom right after he was acquitted on child porn charges today, his lawyers hung around long enough to out their client as a cry baby. See Also R.… READ MORE >

- 2877 days ago
R. Kelly Jurors: No Doubt It's Him on the Tape

R. Kelly Jurors: No Doubt It's Him on the Tape

Even though jurors in the trial of R. Kelly absolutely believed it was him on the tape, they could not reach a guilty verdict because they said there was "not enough evidence to prosecute."… READ MORE >

- 2877 days ago
R. Kelly Not Guilty -- Urine the Clear!

R. Kelly Not Guilty
Urine the Clear!

A jury has found R. Kelly not guilty! A jury acquitted the singer of all fourteen counts of child pornography. The "Bump and Grind" singer was first charged six years ago after the kinky sex tape… READ MORE >

- 2877 days ago
Even the Jurors Are Sick of R. Kelly Trial

Even the Jurors Are Sick of R. Kelly Trial

Isn't this thing over already? There are already signs of trouble in the R. Kelly jury room. After only three hours of deliberations, one juror sent a note to the judge asking, "How can I be… READ MORE >

- 2877 days ago
Uncle Love: I Was R. Kelly's Dance Whiz

Uncle Love: I Was R. Kelly's Dance Whiz

A guy who calls himself "Uncle Henry Love" says that he taught R. Kelly everything he knows -- well, almost everything.Henry Vaughn sued Kelly yesterday in Cook County for jacking his "steppin'"… READ MORE >

- 2878 days ago
Witness -- R. Kelly Loves the Hardwood

Witness -- R. Kelly Loves the Hardwood

That bombshell witness finally took the stand in the R. Kelly kiddie-porn trial -- and she said he's a baller!Lisa Van Allen testified she and the Prince of Pee got down and dirty on film with the… READ MORE >

- 2887 days ago
R. Creepy Creepiness Gets Creepier

R. Creepy
Creepiness Gets Creepier

R. Kelly just can't have a normal week -- ever! Maxine Daniels, the 21-year-old who had a four-month relationship with Kelly recently (that is, until her parents found out), says that they've… READ MORE >

- 2992 days ago

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