Kelly performs Slow Dance at the Apollo Theaters from the album Born In The 90s.
After many dating rumors, Haughton and R. Kelly secretly get married at an undisclosed location. The pair become close after Kelly takes Haughton under his wing during her first album, Age Aint Nothing But A Number.
If I got tired we’d go watch a movie, go eat or whatever, and then come back and work. Me and him we’re really, we’re rather close.
Aaliyah and Kelly chat about how they met, clear up dating rumors, discuss schooling and success as a young artist.
We’re very close he is my best friend…… in the whole wide world.
Aaliyah tells the court that she lied about her age on the marriage certificate, claiming that she was 18. Her family is outraged when they learn about the marriage. Aaliyah and family members persuade a judge to immediately annul the marriage. Aaliyah and Kelly end all contact after the annulment.
Kelly wins the Grammy for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance and Best Rhythm & Blues Song for I Believe I Can Fly, and Best Song Written Specifically For A Motion Picture Or For Television for I Believe I Can Fly (From Space Jam).
When you pray for something, you get it better than what you prayed for.
Kelly performs When A Woman’s Fed Up at the Soul Train Awards from the album R.
Kelly performs I Believe I Can Fly at the Grammy Awards for the Spacetrack soundtrack.
Kelly performs Step In The Name of Love at the Billboard Awards from the album Chocolate Factory.
Kelly performs Shut Up on The Arsenio Hall show in Los Angeles, California. The performance is set up like a press conference.
Kelly is interviewed by Hall on The Arsenio Hall Show. They talk about metaphors for his music, what inspires him and music that plays when he makes love.
Honestly I have to be real. I got three kids off my own album.
Kelly performs improvisation interactively with the audience on The Arsenio Hall Show. The audience has him create songs based on relish, ketchup and frosted flakes.
Gaga and Kelly performs Do What You Want at the American Music Awards from the album Artpop.
Seacrest interviews R. Kelly during On Air With Ryan Seacrest and questions him about his album Black Panties.
I did 362 songs for the Black Panties album, and it took me about a month [to choose]. The hardest task of the whole project was breaking down what songs we were gonna do.
A wave of complaints pour in from social media when Kelly is pronounced as a headliner in a three-day event in the Columbus’ Arena District. Many of the towns residents are complaining about Kelly’s tumultuous legal history and indictment on 21 counts of making child pornography. Publicist:
R. Kelly is sorry to disappoint his fans but looks forward to seeing them in the near future during one of his upcoming tours.
Lifetime’s Aaliyah: Princess of R&B biopic executive producers Chase and Farley defend their choice to include the controversial marriage between R.Kelly and Aaliyah. They argue that Kelly was a part of Aaliyah’s life and an important influence. Chase:
The evidence is there that they were married, we tried to keep it very tasteful and respectful in our portrayal. Biopics are hard people have an opinion and social media allows them to voice that opinion. But at the end of the day, our goal was to make the best movie possible.
R. Kelly announces his 12th studio album, The Buffet, will go on sale on Dec 11th. He also releases the album cover and track list. The album will feature Ty Dolla $ign, Jhené Aiko, Juicy J, Lil Wayne, Jeremih, Tinashe.