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R. Kelly

55 Years
Full Name
Robert Sylvester Kelly
Jan 8, 1967
Hyde Park, Chicago, Illinois

R. Kelly Biography

Robert Sylvester Kelly famed as R. Kelly is an American singer, songwriter, former basketball player and record producer. He was signed to play professional basketball making him the first musician to play basketball professionally. He has a large number of collection of single albums which are the major hits. He has released 12 solo studio albums. He is known for various songs including "I Believe I Can Fly", "Bump N' Grind", "Your Body's Callin'", "Gotham City", "Ignition (Remix)", "If I Could Turn Back the Hands of Time", "The World's Greatest", "I'm a Flirt (Remix)", and the hip-hopera "Trapped in the Closet". He is the winner of 3 Grammy Awards, 6 NAACP Image Awards, 11 Soul Train Awards, 2 American Music Awards, and 1 BET Awards. He has also won numerous Billboard Music Awards, a Guinness World Records, and countless nominations. He has influenced numerous hip-hop and contemporary R&B due to his distinctive sound and style. He was the 55th best-selling music artist in the United States, with over 32 million album sales according to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) as of 2019. A widely viewed Lifetime docuseries titled Surviving R. Kelly detailed allegations of sexual abuse by multiple women, allegations Kelly denies in January 2019. On 22nd February 2019, Kelly was indicted on 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

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