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R. Kelly Axes Four Tour Dates

R. Kelly has cancelled four of his upcoming tour dates. The 50-year-old singer has axed a quartet of shows, two in Louisiana, one in Los Angeles and one in Dallas, which were among 10 forthcoming...

R. Kelly 'Disturbed' By Dramatic Claims He's Running A Sex Abuse Cult

In the wake of a series of sensational claims made against R. Kelly, accusing him of being the mastermind behind an abusive 'cult' of women, the singer has vehemently denied all allegations. Indeed, any hard...

R Kelly Slams Rumours He's Playing Donald Trump's Inauguration

On Thursday (12Jan17) Kelly, 50, posted an emphatic statement denying he would be playing on Twitter which read, "Despite the rumors circulating online, R. Kelly will not be performing at this year's...

R. Kelly Models For Alexander Wang

The I Believe I Can Fly hitmaker is featured alongside model Anna Ewers in the designer's Spring/Summer 2017 digital promos, titled Beyond Reality, which were shot by top photographers Inez and Vinoodh....

R. Kelly Invites Female Fan To 'Grab' His Crotch At Christmas Gig

The Ignition singer performed his 12 Nights of Christmas concert, named after his album of the same name, in Detroit on Friday (2Dec16) to a packed crowd, at one point freestyling about how hot he...

R. Kelly Cancellation Puts Namibian Festival In Doubt

Last month (Oct16) the Ignition singer, 49, was announced as the headline act at the Windhoek Draught Live Music Festival in Windhoek, the capital of the African nation. The festival was due...

R. Kelly Hit With Second Tax Lien

The I Believe I Can Fly star was slapped with an $191,615 (GBP147,220) tax debt by America's Internal Revenue Service (IRS) officials earlier this month (Sep16), and according to Bossip.com, he owed back...

R. Kelly Facing Tax Lien

The I Believe I Can Fly hitmaker reportedly owes America's Internal Revenue Service (IRS) $191,615 (GBP144,000) in unpaid taxes stemming from income in 2012. This isn't the first time the 49-year-old...

Music Stars Stand Behind Robin Thicke & Pharrell In Blurred Lines Appeal

The duo and rapper T.I. were found guilty of copying Marvin Gaye's Got to Give it Up when they were recording international smash hit Blurred Lines, and the late soul legend's family was...

R Kelly Claims He Was Sexually Assaulted As A Child By A Female Relative

Rap and R&B star R Kelly has claimed in a new interview that he was sexually abused as a child by a female relative.However, speaking in the latest issue of GQ magazine, he revealed that...

R. Kelly Opens Up About Childhood Sexual Abuse

The I Believe I Can Fly star kept the alleged abuse hidden opening up about it in his 2012 memoir, Soulacoaster, and now he is revealing more about the incidents that occurred when...

From Quentin Tarantino To Charlie Sheen: 9 Of The Most Awkward Interviews In Tv History

Sometimes it's not all that easy to be a superstar and have to sit through hours of promo for long periods of time, and sometimes it's not all that easy to get these celebrities to...

R. Kelly Leaves Live Interview After Controversial Questions Arise

Well, that was awkward. In probably one of the most uncomfortable celebrity interviews this year, R. Kelly walked out on presenter Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani after questions about his new album 'The Buffet' turned to his controversial...

R. Kelly Walks Out Of Awkward Interview

The I Believe I Can Fly singer was taking part in a question-and-answer session hosted by The Huffington Post and moderated by journalist Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani, mainly to discuss his recent album, The Buffet....

R. Kelly Dismisses Years Old Sexual Misconduct Allegations

The I Believe I Can Fly star was found not guilty of 14 child pornography charges in 2008, including one suggesting he had videotaped himself having sex with an underage girl....

R. Kelly Helps High School Teacher Save Her Home

The I Believe I Can Fly star returned to his native Chicago, Illinois last week (14Oct15) to perform in Lena MCLin's honour after learning she was facing the prospect of losing her apartment....

R. Kelly Thrills As He Recalls Michael Jackson Meeting

The R&B star was recounting the day he presented his song You Are Not Alone to the King of Pop, revealing he likes to sing tunes he's offering to other artists in their...

R. Kelly Wrote Hundreds Of Songs For New Albums

The Ignition hitmaker is set to release his latest record Buffett later this month (Sep15), and he has now revealed he wrote 462 tracks for the project and had to whittle the numbers...

Iggy Azalea Planning Everything But The Food For Her Wedding

The Los Angeles Lakers star asked the rapper to be his wife in June (15) and admits he's amazed with how excited she is to take charge of everything on her big day....

R. Kelly Open To Performing With Iggy Azalea's Fiance At Wedding Reception

The bride-to-be recently revealed Young was keen to book the R&B veteran for a duet at their reception, although Azalea admitted she wasn't quite sure her fiance's choice of song was appropriate....

R. Kelly Accused Of Failing To Pay Brother

The Ignition hitmaker employed his sibling Bruce in March (15) and they are said to have made a verbal agreement for him to be given $700 (£400) a week, but Kelly is accused...

Iggy Azalea Picks Demi Lovato As Bridesmaid

Iggy Azalea has chosen Demi Lovato as a bridesmaid.The 25-year-old rapper revealed the 'Heart Attack' hitmaker will be a key part of her wedding to her basketball playing fiancé Nick Young, and is hoping the...

R. Kelly Skips Arizona Gig Over Missing Payment

The I Believe I Can Fly hitmaker was slated to headline the Soulfest AZ on Saturday (25Apr15) in Tolleson, but 20 minutes before the show was supposed to come to a close, his...

R. Kelly Sued Over Gig Confusion

Darryl Austin claims he handed over $100,000 (GBP66,700) to Kelly's aides in January (15) after agreeing terms for a gig in Dallas, Texas in April (15), but according to legal documents obtained by...

The Wind And The Wave Take On Sia And Steve Nicks In 'Covers One' Ep Release

Texan two-piece The Wind And The Wave re-introduce some of the nation's favorite pop songs with their upcoming EP release, 'Covers One'. The record is set for release in February and will be followed up...

Jennifer Hudson's Hopes For New Album Jhud

Jennifer Hudson hopes her new album will give her fans new insight into her life. The 33-year-old singer believes her third studio album, 'JHUD', is a ''reflection'' of true herself and she is excited about...

R. Kelly Announces New House Album

R. Kelly is working on an electronic dance album.The singer is known as an R&B star but has revealed he is going to experiment with his sound and make a house record. While on stage...

Unearthed Lady Gaga, R Kelly Video Allegedly Condones Sexual Assault

A new video clip has surfaced online allegedly containing content from Lady Gaga and R Kelly's scrapped 'Do What U Want' music video. The second single to be released from Gaga's latest album, ARTPOP, 'Do...

Lady Gaga Video Was Too Controversial

Lady Gaga scrapped her video with R. Kelly to avoid controversy.The 'Judas' hitmaker previously cited ''time constraints'' and mysterious ''betrayals'' for dropping the promotional clip for 'Do What U Want' - which was directed by...

R. Kelly Next Album Named White Panties

R. Kelly is working on a sequel to his album 'Black Panties'. The 'Ignition' hitmaker will name the record 'White Panties', following the success of his 2013 album, and has told fans to ''expect a...

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