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Robert Sylvester Kelly (ChicagoJanuary 8, 1967), better known by his stage name r. Kelly, is an American R & B singer. He started as a member of the group Public Announcement and then started a solo career in 1993. R. Kelly had some big hits with I believe I can fly and If I could turn back the hands of time. In addition, he is active as a songwriter and music producer.

ContentEdit

[hide]*1 early life

Life Course[Edit]Edit

Start of career[Edit]Edit

R. Kelly grew up in a poor neighborhood. Originally he sang in trains in Exchange for loose change, but in 1991 , he released his career off the ground.

Solo Career[Edit]Edit

He is best known for his (in Netherlands) hits number 1I believe I can fly and If I could turn back the hands of time from 1997 and 1999 , respectively,.

Some of his texts are (especially in the United States) as too sexual criticized, but other texts have a high gospelcontent (r. Kelly has stated in interviews to have found God).

In July 2007, Kelly hit with Usher, titled Same Girl. Kelly is currently working on his album Black Panties where he interacts with Kelly Rowland and Ludacris. This album will be released 10 december 2013. [1]

Scandals[Edit]Edit

R. Kelly is often negative in the news because of his sexual relationships with underage girls. In 1994 , he married (briefly) with the then 15-year-old singer Aaliyah, who in2001 in a plane crash to life is come.

In recent years, in different u.s. States filed charges against r. Kelly because of child abuse and child pornography. For this reason, many American radio stations refuse to run his music. In his hometown of Chicago ran an investigation against r. Kelly after a videotape surfaced showing that r. Kelly performed sexual acts with a 14-year-old daughter of a business associate. Both r. Kelly as the girl like her family deny that the 14-year-old girl on videotape to see. Kelly was in 2008 found innocent in the case.R. Kelly was In Florida in January 2003 sued for 12 cases of possession of child pornography. However, the charges were unfounded because the evidence was illegally obtained.

In 1995 the Belgian Copyright Association SABAM confirmed that the song You are not alone, that r. Kelly for Michael Jackson wrote, originally in 1993 was composed by the Belgian composers and producers e & Danny Van Passel under the name If we can start all over. This composition was on no. 1 in the United States, the United Kingdom and many other countries. R. Kelly claimed to have composed the song, but failed to provide proof thereof. After 12 years, on september 11, 2007, Danny and Eddy got Victor not equal according to the Belgian court that she and producer r. Kelly the hit You Are Not Alone have composed. On september 3, 2009, the Court of Cassation also confirmed the judgment of 2007 and the pronunciation should be "international" are published.

Discography[Edit]Edit

Albums[Edit]Edit

Album (s) with any charts in the

the Dutch Album Top 100

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
Born into the ' 90s 1991 08-02-1992 49 11 with Public Announcement
12 Play 1992 08-01-1994 35 53
R. Kelly 1996 25-11-1995 15 36
R. 1998 21-11-1998 3 58
TP-2.com 2000 18-11-2000 7 36
The best of both worlds 2002 30-03-2002 12 12 with Jay-Z
Chocolate factory 2003 01-03-2003 25 21
The r. in R & B Greatest hits vollection volume 1 2003 04-10-2003 7 17 Compilation album
Happy people/U saved me 23-08-2004 28-08-2004 10 10
Unfinished business 25-10-2004 30-10-2004 60 3 with Jay-Z
TP. 3 reloaded 03-07-2005 09-07-2005 19 11
Remix city, Volume 1 2005 -
Double up 25-05-2007 02-07-2007 34 6
The demo tape 25-09-2009 -
Untitled 27-11-2009 -
Epic 10-09-2010 -
Love letter 10-12-2010 22-01-2011 26 8
Write me back 2012 30-06-2012 32 1 *
Black Panties 2013 06-12-2013 94 1 *
Album (s) with chart positions in

the Flemish Ultratop 200 albums

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
R. 1998 16-10-1999 5 25
TP-2.com 2000 18-11-2000 43 4
The r. in R & B Greatest hits vollection volume 1 2003 04-10-2003 20 6 Compilation album
Happy people/U saved me 2004 04-09-2004 42 6
TP. 3 reloaded 2005 16-07-2005 56 5

Singles[Edit]Edit

Single (s) with any charts in the

the Dutch Top 40

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
She's got that vibe 1992 18-01-1992 15 6 with Public Announcement /# 15 in the Single Top 100
Honey love 1992 25-04-1992 tip15 - with Public Announcement/# 52 in the Single Top 100
Bump 'n grind 1994 16-04-1994 ice skater -
Summer bunnies 1994 01-10-1994 tip16 -
You remind me or something 1995 02-12-1995 tip8 - # 41 in the Single Top 100
I can't sleep baby (If I) 1996 02-11-1996 33 4 # 42 in the Single Top 100
I believe I can fly 1997 15-02-1997 1 (1wk) 17 # 2 in the Single Top 100
I can't sleep baby (If I) 1997 17-05-1997 tip14 - # 74 in the Single Top 100
Gotham City 1997 26-07-1997 6 13 # 9 in the Single Top 100
Be careful 1998 11-07-1998 4 12 with Sparkle /# 4 in the Single Top 100
Half on a baby 1998 03-10-1998 14 8 # 19 in the Single Top 100
Home alone 1998 14-11-1998 tip13 - with Keith Murray /# 70 in the Single Top 100
Lean on me 1998 05-12-1998 tip16 - with Kirk FranklinMary j. BligeBonoCrystal Lewis and The Family /# 57 in the Single Top 100
I'm your angel 1998 05-12-1998 8 13 with Céline Dion /# 9 in the Single Top 100/ Alarm drive
When a woman's fed up 1999 06-03-1999 21 6 # 25 in the Single Top 100
Did you ever think 1999 21-08-1999 28 9 with Nas /# 24 in the Single Top 100
If I could turn back the hands of time 1999 16-10-1999 1 (8wk) 16 # 1 in the Single Top 100
Satisfy you 1999 13-11-1999 4 12 with Puff Daddy /# 4 in the Single Top 100
Bad man 2000 02-09-2000 33 4 # 34 in the Single Top 100
I wish 2000 14-10-2000 4 13 # 6 in the Single Top 100/ Alarm drive
The storm is over now 2001 10-03-2001 32 5 # 29 in the Single Top 100
Fiesta (Remix) 2001 21-04-2001 tip2 - with Jay-Z /# 48 in the Single Top 100
A woman's threat 2001 22-09-2001 tip16 - # 64 in the Single Top 100
The world's greatest 2002 09-02-2002 2 17 # 2 in the Single Top 100
Honey 2002 04-05-2002 tip11 - with Jay-Z
We thuggin' 2002 20-07-2002 tip11 - with Fat Joe
Ignition 2003 05-04-2003 18 8 # 12 in the Single Top 100
Thoia thong/Snake * 2003 13-09-2003 13 7 * with Big Tigger /# 10 in the Single Top 100
Step in the name of love 2003 15-11-2003 tip2 - # 48 in the Single Top 100
You saved me 2004 24-07-2004 tip27 -
You saved me/Happy people 2004 31-07-2004 tip4 - # 40 in the Single Top 100
Wonderful 2004 27-11-2004 16 5 with Ja Rule & Ashanti /# 15 in the Single Top 100
Hotel 2005 22-01-2005 tip11 - with Cassidy /# 70 in the Single Top 100
Playa's only 2005 18-06-2005 tip4 - with The Game /# 48 in the Single Top 100
Burn it up 2005 24-09-2005 tip2 - with Wisin & Yandel /# 25 in the Single Top 100
That's that shit 2006 06-01-2007 tip5 - with Snoop Dogg /# 73 in the Single Top 100
Same girl 2007 07-07-2007 tip12 - with Usher
When a woman loves 2011 - # 38 in the Single Top 100
Do what u want 2013 07-12-2013 34 2 with Lady Gaga /

No. 27 in the Single Top 100

PYD 2013 - with Justin Bieber /

No. 19 in the Single Top 100

Single (s) with chart positions

in the Flemish Ultratop 50

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
I believe I can fly 1997 05-04-1997 8 18
Gotham City 1997 16-08-1997 27 10
I'm your angel 1998 05-12-1998 26 12 with Céline Dion
If I could turn back the hands of time 1999 16-10-1999 1 (8wk) 26
Satisfy you 1999 20-11-1999 3 20 with Puff Daddy
Bad man 2000 19-08-2000 tip3 -
I wish 2000 14-10-2000 tip7 -
The storm is over now 2001 17-03-2001 26 12
Fiesta (Remix) 2001 23-06-2001 36 6 with Jay-Z
A woman's threat 2001 29-09-2001 tip8 -
The world's greatest 2002 16-02-2002 9 15
Honey 2002 25-05-2002 tip14 - with Jay-Z
Ignition 2003 22-03-2003 tip4 -
Thoia thong 2003 06-09-2003 14 10
Step in the name of love 2003 06-12-2003 tip4 -
You saved me/Happy people 2004 07-08-2004 tip2 -
Wonderful 2004 04-12-2004 45 3 with Ja Rule & Ashanti
Hotel 2005 12-02-2005 tip16 - with Cassidy
Playa's only 2005 09-07-2005 tip2 - with The Game
Burn it up 2005 12-11-2005 tip8 - with Wisin & Yandel
Do what u want 2013 02/11/2013 15 10 * with Lady Gaga

Radio 2 Top 2000[Edit]Edit

Number (s) with markings

in the Radio 2 Top 2000

' 99 ' 00 ' 01 ' 02 ' 03 ' 04 ' 05 ' 06 ' 07 ' 08 ' 09 ' 10 ' 11 ' 12 ' 13
I believe I can fly 466 - 888 1152 1286 1264 1640 1588 - 1772 - - 1904 1772 -
If I could turn back the hands of time - - 782 - - 1293 1679 - - - - - - - -

DVDs[Edit]Edit

DVDs with the Dutch Music charts in the Top 30 Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest 

position

Number Of 

weeks

Comments
The r. in R & B Greatest hits video collection 2004 31-07-2004 28 1

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