Robert Sylvester Kelly @rkelly (born January 8, 1967), known
professionally as R. Kelly , is an American singer,
songwriter, record producer, and former professional
basketball player. A native of Chicago, Illinois.
performing during the late 1980s and debuted in 1992 with
the group Public Announcement. In 1993, Kelly went solo
with the album 12 Play. R. Kelly became the first musician to play
professional basketball , when he was signed in 1997. Kelly has written, produced, and remixed songs and albums
for many artists. In 1996, R. Kelly was nominated
for a Grammy for writing Michael Jackson 's song " You Are Not Alone".
He is known for a collection of major hit singles including "I Believe I Can Fly", " Gotham City", " If I Could Turn Back the Hands of Time". In 1998, Kelly won three Grammy Awards for " I Believe I Can Fly ". He is listed by Billboard as the most
successful R&B/Hip Hop artist in history.
He has been crowned "King of R&B" and "King of Pop-
Soul" for redefining R & B and Hip Hop.
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Robert Sylvester Kelly aka @rkelly known professionally as R. Kelly, is an American #singer , #songwriter , #record#producer , and former professional #basketball#player .
A native of #Chicago , #Illinois , #Kelly began performing during the late 1980s and debuted in 1992 with the group Public Announcement.
In 1993, Kelly went solo with the album 12 Play. He is known for a collection of major hit singles including "Bump N' Grind", "Your Body's Callin'", "I Believe I Can Fly", "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". _____________________________________
In 1998, Kelly won three #Grammy Awards for "I Believe I Can Fly". _____________________________________
Kelly has written, produced, and remixed songs and albums for many artists, including Aaliyah's 1994 debut album Age Ain't Nothing but a Number.
In 1996, Kelly was nominated for a Grammy for writing Michael Jackson's song "You Are Not Alone". _____________________________________
In 2002 and 2004, Kelly released collaboration albums with rapper Jay-Z and has been a guest vocalist for other hip hop artists like Nas, Sean Combs, and The Notorious B.I.G.
In March 2011, R. Kelly was named the most successful R&B artist of the last 25 years by Billboard.
Kelly has released 12 solo studio albums, and sold over 100 million records worldwide making him the most successful R&B male artist of the 1990s.
Throughout his career, Kelly has won numerous awards, including a Guinness World Records as well as countless of other awards like #Grammy , #BET , Soul Train, Billboard, #NAACP and American Music Award.