1. Petition Urges Sony Music to Drop R. Kelly Amid Sex 'Cult' Allegations

    July 19, 2017 4:38 PM EDT A new Care2 petition is demanding Sony Music Entertainment releases R. Kelly from its label after allegations went public Monday of the singer operating a sex "cult." Originally reported by BuzzFeed , the story revealed disturbing details regarding women between the ages of 18-26…

  2. R. Kelly Invokes Nelson Mandela in New Tweet Following 'Cult' Allegations

    July 18, 2017 6:35 PM EDT "One thing you taught us is how to stand strong in the face of adversity." R. Kelly shared a photo of him and Nelson Mandela via Twitter on Tuesday (July 18), wishing the late South African civil rights leader a happy birthday and invoking his guidance in a surely trying time.  …

  3. R. Kelly Tweets About Having 'Purpose to Live' Amidst Cult Abuse Allegations

    July 18, 2017 12:57 PM EDT R. Kelly has already denied that he's holding women captive and controlling every aspect of their lives in an alleged sex "cult," but now he's using Twitter to address the reports -- in a rather cryptic way. Sending a little #MorningMotivation to fans as he got his day…

  4. R. Kelly's Alleged Captive Speaks Out

    July 18, 2017 12:29 AM EDT A BuzzFeed report published earlier today accused R. Kelly of brainwashing women and imprisoning them in a kind of abusive sex cult. R. Kelly has denied the allegations, and now Jocelyn Savage, one of the women allegedly being held captive by the singer, has spoken out. After her parents held…

  5. Why It Took Jim DeRogatis 9 Months of Reporting to Expose R. Kelly -- Again

    July 17, 2017 7:38 PM EDT "They've been eager to tell this story," Chicago-based reporter says of the families of the women in Kelly's alleged "cult." On Monday (July 17), Chicago-based reporter and critic Jim DeRogatis published an in-depth BuzzFeed piece about Chicago-based R&B…

  6. R. Kelly 'Unequivocally Denies' Cult Abuse Allegations

    July 17, 2017 6:33 PM EDT "Mr. Robert Kelly is both alarmed and disturbed by the recent revelations attributed to him," his lawyer said in a statement. R. Kelly has responded to disturbing abuse allegations related to a Buzzfeed article published Monday (July 17) with a statement from his lawyer saying the…

  7. Woman From R. Kelly's Alleged Sex 'Cult' Found in Good Health, According to Police Report

    July 17, 2017 4:48 PM EDT According to a police report from the Cook County Sheriff's Office in Illinois, one of the women alleged to be part of R. Kelly 's "sex cult" by a new Buzzfeed article was checked up on by authorities back in January and determined to be in "good health." The…

  8. R. Kelly Holding Young Women Against Their Will in an Abusive Sex 'Cult': Report

    July 17, 2017 8:57 AM EDT Disturbing allegations have arisen once again about  R. Kelly , with a number of insiders claiming that the secretive singer is allegedly housing half a dozen young women in properties in Chicago and Atlanta as part of a sex "cult."  The latest bombshell against the singer comes via…

  9. R. Kelly Sued for Allegedly Breaking Up Sheriff's Deputy's Marriage

    April 28, 2017 7:10 PM EDT Mississippi is one of only a handful of states that allow spouses to sue others for breaking up their marriages. A Mississippi sheriff’s deputy is suing singer R. Kelly , alleging that Kelly had a yearslong affair with his wife that broke up his marriage. Deputy Kenneth Bryant, who married…

  10. Watch Oklahoma City Thunder Star Victor Oladipo Deliver His Smooth Rendition of R. Kelly's 'I Believe I Can Fly'

    April 05, 2017 6:04 PM EDT Oklahoma City Thunder's Victor Oladipo doesn't just ball out on the court, he can also work the mic. The OKC guard, who has had experience singing in church, relived memories of a past talent show when  Rolling Stone   asked him to sing  R. Kelly 's "I Believe I Can Fly.…

  11. Soulquarius Brings All-Star R&B Acts, Production Flaws to Santa Ana, CA

    February 19, 2017 6:13 PM EST Performances by R. Kelly, Erykah Badu, Brandy, Monica and more weren't enough to overlook bad planning. How do you assemble one of the greatest R&B lineups in contemporary history and still manage to taint it with grave production flaws? That was the conundrum at the promising…

  12. DJ Snake's 'Let Me Love You' Remix With R. Kelly Hits Dance Charts

    January 05, 2017 3:53 PM EST The new version joins the original featuring Justin Bieber. Plus, Dua Lipa leaps to her first Dance Club Songs leader. DJ Snake and R. Kelly debut at No. 11 on Billboard 's Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart (dated Jan. 14) with "Let Me Love You," a fresh version of Snake's…

  13. Listen to R. Kelly's Stellar Remix of DJ Snake & Justin Bieber's 'Let Me Love You'

    December 19, 2016 2:58 PM EST R. Kelly  has the uncanny ability to hop on a major hit and turn it into a bedroom-ready sonic boom. It's hard to outshine Justin Bieber , but on Kelly's remix of DJ Snake 's “Let Me Love You,” he gives the young pop star a run for his money. The music is the same, the words of…

  14. Double Trouble: Miranda Lambert Has the 'Nerve' to Release Two-Disc Album

    November 16, 2016 4:10 PM EST 'The Weight Of These Wings' Is Rare Double-Disc In Country Of All-New Material When The Weight of These Wings goes on sale Nov. 18, Miranda Lambert will be wandering down a road that might appear, from the outside, to be as nostalgic as the lyrics to “Automatic.” It’s a double album…

  15. Lady Gaga's Top 10 Most Daring Songs: From 'Joanne' to Her David Bowie Tribute

    November 12, 2016 12:00 PM EST Lady Gaga deserves to be celebrated as one of pop music's biggest overachievers. Gaga’s reminiscent of a classic showbiz triple-threat, like  Judy Garland  and who else since the days of Madonna and  Michael Jackson has so clearly wanted it all? The woman behind these songs isn’t just a…

  16. 15 Songs That Should Really Never Be Played at Weddings

    August 15, 2016 11:08 AM EDT Considering we’re still in the thick of wedding season, by now you’ve probably heard enough bad toasts, eaten enough steaks (no one gets the fish), and nursed enough hangovers to last until next summer. You’ve probably also heard enough bands and/or DJs with some questionable playlists. (No…

  17. Britney Spears' 'Make Me' & 4 Other Famously Scrapped Music Videos

    August 08, 2016 9:59 PM EDT Following the release of Britney Spears ' new "Make Me" video on Friday, news broke that an alternate first version had reportedly been scrapped for being overly sexual. But when it comes to music videos, this is far from the first time that something like this has happened.…

  18. R. Kelly to Embark on Buffet Tour (Exclusive)

    March 21, 2016 10:00 AM EDT R. Kelly fans will be feasting on the Pied Piper's musical catalog for his forthcoming Buffet tour. In support of his 12th No. 1 and 13th studio album  The Buffet,  the singer will head out on a 40-city trek kicking off Thursday, April 21 in Cincinnati and stopping at major cities like…

  19. R. Kelly Tells His Life Story in a 45-Minute Song: Watch

    January 26, 2016 7:35 PM EST There's no doubt that R. Kelly 's had an interesting life, but now the singer has told it in a brand new way that's oh so fitting -- through song.  R. Kelly Finds It 'Strange' Bill Cosby's Accusers Waited Decades to Come Forward Around a recent cover story…

  20. R. Kelly Talks Sexual Abuse as a Child, Aaliyah Relationship & Allegations With GQ

    January 20, 2016 11:24 AM EST R. Kelly delves a bit deeper into his past than expected for GQ 's latest cover story. The 48-year-old entertainer -- who has repeatedly dodged the sexual allegations that have haunted his career and recently made an on-camera exit during an intense interview with Huffington Post --…

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