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Jun 27, 2012, 13:46 ET Statement Regarding R. Kelly's Medical Condition

While on his way to New York this morning to celebrate the publication of his long-awaited memoir "SoulaCoaster," multi-platinum R&B superstar...


Jul 20, 2011, 11:35 ET R. Kelly Undergoes Emergency Throat Surgery

R&B superstar R. Kelly will be laid up for an indefinite amount of time after undergoing an emergency procedure at Northwestern Memorial...


Sep 01, 2010, 19:35 ET R. Kelly Can't Get Enough of Africa — and Vice Versa

Riding off the momentum generated by his stunning performance at the opening ceremonies of last June's FIFA World Cup in Johannesburg, R&B...


Mar 10, 2010, 18:55 ET Throat Problems Force Postponement of R. Kelly Tour

R&B superstar R. Kelly regretfully announced today that he has been forced to postpone his forthcoming European tour, which was scheduled to...


Nov 24, 2009, 19:24 ET R. Kelly to Host Thanksgiving Feast for Soldiers

Continuing his long tradition of supporting the country's men and women in uniform, R&B superstar R. Kelly will be hosting a special...


Jul 01, 2009, 14:17 ET R. Kelly Responds to Inaccurate Internet Report

CHICAGO, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- A representative of recording artist R. Kelly released the following statement in response to an inaccurate...


Apr 16, 2008, 01:00 ET The Following was Issued by Representatives of R. Kelly: Promoter of Last R. Kelly Tour Sued for Scamming Investors; Kelly Was Also Swindled, and Promises to Fight for Victims

CHICAGO, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives of R&B superstar R. Kelly announced today that yet another lawsuit has been filed against...


Jan 02, 2008, 00:00 ET A Spokesman for R. Kelly Released the Following Statement Regarding the Lawsuit Filed Today by Ne-Yo Against the Promoter of Kelly's 'Double Up' Tour

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- "The idea that R. Kelly had anything to do with Ne-Yo being dropped from the Double Up tour is just plain...


Dec 19, 2007, 00:00 ET R. Kelly Misses Court Date Because of Tour Bus Delay

CHICAGO, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Recording artist R. Kelly, currently in the middle of a nationwide concert tour, missed a scheduled court...


Aug 23, 2007, 01:00 ET R. Kelly Statement re Incorrect Tour Reports

CHICAGO, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- A spokesman for R. Kelly issued the following statement on the R&B star's behalf regarding reports that he...


May 16, 2006, 01:00 ET R. Kelly Concludes Successful 'Light It Up' Tour

CHICAGO, May 16 /PRNewswire/ -- After nine weeks playing to near sell-out audiences in 43 cities, R. Kelly (a.k.a. Mr. Show Biz) rang down the...


May 17, 2005, 01:00 ET Judge Throws Out Jay-Z's Countersuit Against R. Kelly

NEW YORK, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- A New York judge has thrown out rapper Jay-Z's countersuit against R. Kelly, ruling that the charges Jay-Z...


Nov 15, 2004, 00:00 ET R. Kelly Response to Media Reports About Videotape

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to media reports concerning a videotape supposedly seized by law-enforcement authorities in...


Nov 11, 2004, 00:00 ET Phony Wire Story About R. Kelly Confirmed as Fake

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- A fake story allegedly written by the Associated Press about R&B star R. Kelly and the younger sister of...


Nov 11, 2004, 00:00 ET Jay-Z Associate Arrested for Assault on R. Kelly and Guards

NEW YORK, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- A longtime associate of rap singer Jay-Z has been arrested in New York in connection with the Oct. 29...


Nov 01, 2004, 00:00 ET R. Kelly Files $75 Million Lawsuit, Charging Jay-Z With 'Sabotaging' Tour

NEW YORK, Nov. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorneys for R&B star R. Kelly filed a $75 million lawsuit today charging rapper Jay-Z and his Marcy...


Oct 30, 2004, 01:00 ET R. Kelly Disappointed by Cancellation of Tour

NEW YORK, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- R. Kelly shares his fans' disappointment that despite his willingness to continue performing, the promoter has...


Oct 24, 2004, 01:00 ET Technical Problems Force Cancellation of Two Shows on 'Best of Both Worlds' Tour

CHICAGO, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Technical problems have forced R. Kelly and Jay-Z to cancel two appearances in their continuing "Best of Both...


Oct 13, 2004, 01:00 ET Sun-Times Publishes Column Refuting R. Kelly Critic

CHICAGO, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- After two years of running hostile editorials and columns about R&B star R. Kelly, the Chicago Sun-Times...


Mar 17, 2004, 00:00 ET R. Kelly Comments on Dropping of Florida Charges

CHICAGO, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- R&B recording artist R. Kelly today greeted the decision by Polk County, Florida, authorities to drop all...


Mar 11, 2004, 00:00 ET 'Justice Was Done' in R. Kelly Florida Legal Victory

CHICAGO, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- In yet another step toward R. Kelly's legal vindication, a Florida judge today threw out the evidence that had...


Feb 27, 2004, 00:00 ET Prosecutors Drop Charges Against R. Kelly

CHICAGO, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- In the first official acknowledgement of the weakness of their case against recording artist R. Kelly, Cook...


Feb 01, 2004, 00:00 ET R. Kelly Responds to Newspaper Allegations

CHICAGO, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- A representative of recording artist R. Kelly released the following statement on Kelly's behalf in response to...


Oct 26, 2003, 01:00 ET R. Kelly Performs for Troops in U.S. and Iraq

BELTON, Texas, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Reflecting his long-standing commitment to the men and women who serve in America's armed forces, multi-...


Oct 23, 2003, 01:00 ET R. Kelly Concert to Benefit U.S. Troops in Iraq

CHICAGO, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Reflecting his long-standing commitment to the men and women who serve in America's armed forces,...