R. Kelly (born Robert Sylvester Kelly on January 8, 1969 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American urban R&B singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and occasional rapper. He first appeared on the music scene as the founder and lead singer of Public Announcement whose smooth mixture of hip-hop beats, soul, and funk propelled the group's 1992 debut album Born Into the '90s to platinum status. Upon R. Kelly's departure from Public Announcement, he became one of the biggest-selling male artists of the 1990s. 
Kelly's songs often include explicit sexual references, such as "Bump N' Grind", "Feelin' on Yo Booty", and "Ignition (Remix)." Kelly has also had hits such as "I Believe I Can Fly", "I'm Your Angel" (the Grammy-nominated duet with Céline Dion), "If I Could Turn Back The Hands Of Time", "I Wish", "Rise Up" & "Step in the Name of Love (Remix)". Kelly released rap soap opera mini-opera/film Trapped in the Closet. Kelly has released 12...
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(LiveDaily.com) R. Kelly [ tickets ] continues to work the road ahead of his forthcoming new studio album, "Untitled," which has been pushed back to an early December release date.... continued
(LiveDaily.com) Jimmy Buffett [ tickets ] and his Coral Reefer Band continue to support the singer/songwriter's latest studio effort, 2006's country-leaning "Take the Weather With You," which became his second consecutive No. 1 debut on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart.... continued
(LiveDaily.com) Currently in the midst of a lengthy North American run, Bruce Springsteen [ tickets ] and the E Street Band are expected to take at least a year or two off after performing 26 shows booked though Nov. 22.... continued
(LiveDaily.com) Following the Oct. 13 release of his new album "Untitled," R. Kelly [ tickets ] will hit the road for a two-month outing dubbed the "Ladies Make Some Noise!" tour.... continued
(LiveDaily.com) A Cook County jury in Chicago today (6/13) found R&B star R. Kelly not guilty on all 14 counts filed against him for allegedly making and starring in a sex video with an underage girl.... continued
(LiveDaily.com) After years of delays, R. Kelly [ tickets ]'s child pornography trial began yesterday (5/20) in Chicago with opening statements followed by a screening of the sex tape in which, prosecutors allege, Kelly is seen having sex with an underage girl, according to... continued
(LiveDaily.com) R&B crooner Ne-Yo has been dropped from R. Kelly's "Double Up" tour just a week into the outing.
(LiveDaily.com) Bon Jovi has lined up a mammoth tour that will take the veteran rockers to more than 10 countries around the world over the next six months, and tickets for a slew of US shows are about to go on sale.
(LiveDaily.com) Now on his first extended tour in a dozen years, rock-and-soul legend Stevie Wonder continues to add more dates to his performance schedule.
(LiveDaily.com) The official announcement is in for R. Kelly's upcoming "Double Up" tour, and the itinerary has been tweaked a bit since last check.
Track listing: Playa's Only (feat. The Game)Happy Summertime (feat. Snoop Dogg)Reggae Bump, Bump (feat. Elephant Man)Touchin' (feat. Nivea)Girls Go Crazy (feat. Birdman)Hit It Till the Morning (feat. Twista and Do or Die)Sex Weed(Sex) Love Is What We MakingBurn It Up (feat. Wisin & Yandel)Trapped in the Closet Chapter 1Trapped in the Closet Chapter 2Trapped in the Closet Chapter 3Trapped in the Closet Chapter 4Remote ControlSex in the KitchenTrapped In the Closet Ch 5Slow WindPut My T-Shirt OnKickin' It With Your Girlfriend
Track listing: Playa's OnlyHappy SummertimeIn The KitchenSlow WindPut My T- Shirt OnRemote ControlKickin' It With Your GirlfriendReggae Bump BumpTouchin'Girls Go CrazyHit It Til MorninSex Weed(Sex) Love Is What We MakinBurn It UpTrapped In The Closet (Chapters 1-2 Of 5 )Trapped In The Closet (Chapters 3-5 Of 5 )
Track listing: Ignition (remix)Apologies of a ThugWho's That
Track listing: Bump N' Grind (Old School mix)Down Low (Nobody Has to Know) (feat. Ronald Isley) (Live to Regret It mix)Step in the Name of Love (remix)Fiesta (remix) (feat. Jay-Z and Boo & Gotti)Gotham City (remix)
Track listing: If I Could Turn Back the Hands of TimeIf I Could Turn Back the Hands of Time (LP version)Dancing With a Rich Man
Track listing: Gotham City (LP Version)Gotham City (A Cappella)
Track listing: I Believe I Can Fly (Radio Edit)I Believe I Can Fly (LP Version)I Believe I Can Fly (Instrumental)Religious Love
Track listing: Bump N' Grind (LP version)Bump N' Grind (Old School mix)Bump N' Grind (How I Feel It mix)Bump N' Grind (How I Feel It Extended mix)Definition of a Hotti (remix)
Track listing: Your Body's Callin'Bump n' GrindHomie Lover FriendSummer BunniesFor YouBack to the Hood of ThingsSadieSex Me, Parts 1 & 2It Seems Like You're ReadyI Like the Crotch on YouFreak Dat Body12 Play
R. Kelly was born