Name: R. Kelly
Birth Name: 
Robert Sylvester Kelly
Birth Date: 
January 8, 1967
Birth Place: 
Chicago, IL
Occupation: 
Rapper / Record Producer
Relationship Status: 
Married to Andrea Lee (Divorce Pending)
Celebrity Ranking # 1674
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R. Kelly & Irina Shayk Strip Down in V Magazine Music Issue

Posted Monday March 3, 2014 1:38 PM GMT

Bringing their undeniable sex appeal to another spread, R Kelly and Irina Shayk scored a feature in V magazine’s Music issue.

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Photo Credit: Albert Watson for V

Lady Gaga Gets Close to R Kelly in Her New Video for ARTPOP

Posted Friday December 6, 2013 11:00 PM GMT

Keeping up with the racy new precedent mainstream music has set, Lady Gaga has come through yet again, straddling pop sensation R Kelly in her ARTPOP duet, "Do What U Want."

The 27-year-old wore little more than a skimpy black bikini, and Kelly sported a leather pants/kilt combo made famous by Kanye West and the one and only Justin Bieber.

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Photo Credit: Terry Richardson

Lady Gaga & R. Kelly Channel Presidential Scandal for 2013 AMAs

Posted Monday November 25, 2013 12:28 AM GMT

Showing off her acting skills along with her vocals, Lady Gaga took the stage to perform "Do What You Want" with R Kelly at the 2013 American Music Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday (November 24).

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Photo Credit: Getty Images

Justin Bieber Drops “PYD” Featuring R. Kelly: Listen Here!

Posted Monday November 18, 2013 9:20 AM GMT

Staying true to his #MusicMondays tradition, Justin Bieber unveiled his latest song early this morning (November 18).

“PYD” (abbreviation for Put You Down) is a team effort between the “Baby” crooner and R&B singer R Kelly, and according to Justin, “It’s gonna be another classic.”

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Photo Credit: Getty Images, Instagram

R. Kelly Releases “I Know You Are Hurting” for Sandy Hook Victims

Posted Sunday January 6, 2013 10:05 AM GMT

He hasn’t always walked the straight-and-narrow, but R Kelly is doing his best to comfort the families and children devastated by the Sandy Hook Elementary massacre last month.

The “Bump N Grind” crooner has just unveiled a new song called “I Know You Are Hurting” inspired by the folks of Newtown, Connecticut.

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Whitney Houston’s “I Look To You” Duet with R. Kelly: Listen Now!

Posted Tuesday September 25, 2012 11:58 AM GMT

Though the sting of her death is still fresh in the air, so Whitney Houston's posthumous release of “I Look To You” featuring R. Kelly is almost therapeutic for her fans.

According to record executive Clive Davis, the newly-released track was a natural choice given all the work that went into it on both Whitney and Kelly’s end.

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R. Kelly Declines to Testify

Posted Tuesday June 10, 2008 7:11 PM GMT

It’s one of the biggest court cases to hit the R&B music world in quite awhile, and R. Kelly’s child pornography trial is almost over.

In a massive development in the case, the “World’s Greatest” singer announced to the judge that he would decline to take the stand, saying simply, “I decided not to testify.”

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AMA’s Announce 2007 Nominations

Posted Wednesday October 10, 2007 2:54 PM GMT

It’s that time of the year again. Time for the 2007 American Music Awards, that is. And this year there are plenty of categories embroiled in fierce competition.

According to the list of nominees, Beyonce, Justin Timerlake, Chris Daughtry, and Linkin Park will be competing in three categories each, while Akon, Tim McGraw, Rascal Flatts, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Young Jeezy, T.I., and Carrie Underwood each have two chances to take home an award.

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