Full Name: Robert Sylvester Kelly
Profession: R&B Singer
Why Famous: He is known for a collection of major hit singles including Bump n' Grind, Your Body's Callin', and I Believe I Can Fly which won three Grammy Awards out of five nominations.
- 1994-08-30 R&B singer R. Kelly (25) weds Aaliyah (15) illegally in Rosemont, Illinois (later annulled)
- 1994-01-25 "Bump n' Grind " single released by R. Kelly (Billboard Song of the Year 1994)
- 1999-03-25 13th Soul Train Music Awards: Luther Vandross, R. Kelly & Lauryn Hill win
- 2000-11-07 "TP-2.com" 4th studio album by R. Kelly is released (American Music Awards Favorite Male Soul/R&B Artist 2001, Billboard Album of the Year 2001)
- 2001-05-15 "Fiesta" single released by R. Kelly featuring Jay-Z and Boo & Gotti (Billboard Song of the Year 2001)
- 2004-03-20 18th Soul Train Music Awards: R. Kelly, Janet Jackson, Outkast & Beyoncé win
- 2018-05-10 R. Kelly's songs removed from Spotify playlists after sexual abuse allegations
- 2019-01-03 "Surviving R. Kelly" docuseries investigating sexual abuse by R&B singer R. Kelly premieres on Lifetime in the US
- 2019-01-10 Lady Gaga apologises for working with R. Kelly in light of docuseries "Surviving R. Kelly"
- 2019-02-02 American singer R. Kelly arrested after turning himself in on ten counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, including with three minors
- 2019-05-30 Singer R. Kelly charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault and abuse in Chicago