Top 20 Hot 100 Songwriters, 2000-Present
No. 10: R. Kelly

In 2010, R. Kelly issued his "Love Letter," and now he's asking for a response. The R&B legend will release his 11th album, "Write Me Back," on June 26 through RCA Records.

The full-length has already been previewed with lead single "Share My Love," which sat atop the Adult R&B chart for it second straight frame last week after being released in February. His next look, "Feelin' Single," popped up online on Monday (May 14) and will arrive at digital music services on May 29.

"Write Me Back" is just one part of R. Kelly's busy 2012. The release of his memoir, the spectacularly titled "Soula Coaster: The Diary of Me," will coincide with the summer album release, while his "Love Letter" cruise sets sail in October. And, of course, the continuation of his "Trapped in the Closet" series will take place on IFC later this year.

One more thing -- say you purchase "Write Me Back" on June 26 and want to actually write Kellz back? Fortunately for you, the album will have "special packaging that will include a postcard for fans to actually write R. Kelly back," according to a press release. Who knows? Maybe some lucky fans will receive their own personalized love letters in return.

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