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

    March 21, 2016 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 Ci ...

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

    January 26, 2016 7:35 PM EST 0 0 0 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 Com ...

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

    January 20, 2016 11:24 AM EST 0 0 0 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 in ...

  4. R. Kelly's 'Buffet' Debuts at No. 1 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart

    December 23, 2015 12:42 PM EST 0 0 0 Plus, August Alsina’s album starts at No. 2 & Post Malone earns airplay leader R. Kelly scores his 12th No. 1 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (chart dated Jan. 2) with his debut of The Buffet , holding on to his position as the solo act with the s ...

  5. The New Indelibility: R. Kelly, From 'The Buffet' to That Interview Walk Out

    December 23, 2015 10:30 AM EST 0 0 0 R. Kelly has been, despite years of controversy stemming from sexual abuse allegations, unrepentant. The web won't forget. With all the modesty and reserve of a slow jam inspired by one's Jeep, R. Kelly made a public spectacle of himself o ...

  6. R. Kelly Walks Out of Huffington Post Interview: 'I Didn't Come Here for Negative'

    December 21, 2015 3:26 PM EST 0 0 0 R. Kelly and the Internet don't seem to mix. After 2013's #AskRKelly fiasco, the Pied Piper emerged for a second go-round of Twitter questions from fans during a live video interview with Huffington Post  on Monday (Dec. 21) but ended up w ...

  7. This Week in Billboard Chart History: 20 Years Ago, Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men Began a Record Reign

    November 30, 2015 8:05 AM EST 1.294 k 0 104 In 1995, 'One Sweet Day' started its 16-week rule on the Hot 100. Plus, remembering chart feats by Rihanna, Elvis Presley & Pearl Jam. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboa ...

  8. R. Kelly Says 'I Know I Can Do Anything When It Comes to Music': Watch His Interview

    November 24, 2015 2:50 PM EST 0 0 0 The multi-talented R. Kelly talked with  Billboard about today's music, his future plans and the lasting legacy of "Ignition." While many artists lean toward purity of their genre, R. Kelly cites the merging of mainstream pop, hip-hop ...

  9. R. Kelly: I Know That I Can Do Anything When It Comes to Music'

    R. Kelly: I Know That I Can Do Anything When It Comes to Music'

    November 24, 2015 12:54 PM EST 0 0 0 R. Kelly: I Know That I Can Do Anything When It Comes to Music' music , Billboard , interviews , R Kelly , R. Kelly Videos R. Kelly ...

  10. Watch R. Kelly Perform a Medley of His Hits on 'The Tonight Show'

    November 20, 2015 8:43 AM EST 0 0 0 R. Kelly  joined Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show to promote his upcoming  13th  (really) studio album, The Buffet , due out next month. R. Kelly Brings His Lover-Man Best to Barclays Center Billboard Lounge: 'Can I Just Be Myself?' He bro ...

  11. R. Kelly Sings National Anthem at Nets Game, Drains 3-Pointer: Watch

    November 17, 2015 9:22 PM EST 0 0 0 R. Kelly showed up early to sing the national anthem at Tuesday's basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Atlanta Hawks at the Barclays Center, shooting around beforehand and sinking a 3-pointer.  R. Kelly Addresses Sexual Allegations ...

  12. R. Kelly Addresses Sexual Allegations: 'That's a Rumor That Comes From the Earth'

    November 16, 2015 6:14 PM EST 0 0 0 R&B genius R. Kelly may have a stellar track record for crafting slow jams and bedroom-ready hits, but his past is tainted with a digital trail of sexual allegations that haunt him. During Kellz’ recent profile with New York   magazine, promotin ...

  13. Jeremih Lists His Top 5 Male R&B Singers of All Time (Which Includes Himself)

    November 12, 2015 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jeremih has taken the party to the bedroom with steamy hits that rock the charts. After his breakout smash “Birthday Sex” peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2009, the Chicago crooner tag teamed with rap great 50 Cent for the club banger “Do ...

  14. Soul Train Awards 2015: Fantasia, Jazmine Sullivan, & More Set to Perform (Exclusive)

    November 03, 2015 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 R&B hitmakers Tevin Campbell and After 7 will also perform Fantasia , Jazmine Sullivan , Empire ’s V. Bozeman , Tevin Campbell and After 7 are the latest additions to the performance lineup for Soul Train Awards 2015. Hosted by Erykah Badu , the ...

  15. R. Kelly, Babyface & Common Set for Soul Train Awards Weekend Concert

    October 13, 2015 5:00 PM EDT BET/Centric annual awards ceremony tapes Nov. 6 at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. BET’s Soul Train Weekend 2015 will take place in Las Vegas on Nov. 5-7. In addition to the annual Soul Train Awards returning to the Orleans Arena on Nov. 6, the thre ...

  16. 'Sex' Sells: The Success of Sex & Love Songs on the Billboard Charts

    October 13, 2015 8:38 AM EDT 0 0 0 The recurring themes of "sex" and "love" in music have been put under a microscope in a new study by Superdrug Online Doctor that weighs the success those words in music against each other over the past half century.  The survey ...

  17. The Age of the Hyper-Scandal: Why Pop Stars Like Ariana Grande Can't Seem to Escape the Trap

    July 30, 2015 1:40 PM EDT 1.29 k 222 26 In July it was DonutGate, in which the 22-year-old chart-topper Ariana Grande was caught on a security camera at Wolfee Donuts in Lake Elsinore, Calif., covertly licking a few pastries while loudly disparaging obese people and America to her ...

  18. R. Kelly Might Actually Perform at Iggy Azalea & Nick Young's Wedding

    July 15, 2015 7:39 PM EDT 0 0 0 While on The Late Late Show with James Corden last month, Iggy Azalea revealed that her Los Angeles Laker fiancé Nick Young wants R. Kelly to perform his song "Marry The Pussy" at their wedding. And now it turns out, this might actually ha ...

  19. Code Picks of the Week: Kygo, R. Kelly & More

    December 05, 2014 6:30 PM EST Each Friday, CODE curates a diverse selection of the most noteworthy new tunes in dance music. Take a listen for a fitting soundtrack to your weekend. Kygo ft. Conrad – "Firestone" [Sony/Ultra] Kygo's first original release is a pla ...

  20. Watch: Timbaland Blasts Lifetime’s Aaliyah Biopic on Social Media

    November 16, 2014 2:34 PM EST Timbaland obviously isn’t a fan of the new Aaliyah biopic. The famed music producer took to social media on Saturday night (Nov. 15) to express his disapproval of Lifetime's Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B , which premiered on the network th ...

  21. 'Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B': TV Review

    November 15, 2014 6:02 PM EST The controversial TV movie finally gets its premiere Based on Christopher John Farley 's book Aaliyah: More Than a Woman , Lifetime's Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B follows the meteoric rise of the young singer, who was tragically kill ...

  22. 15 Musician Sex-Tape Scandals, From Tommy Lee to Usher

    November 13, 2014 2:54 PM EST News got out Wednesday that a sex tape featuring Usher and ex-wife Tameka Raymond was stolen and being shopped around, and the  singer's legal team is hot on the case .  Usher Hunting Down Stolen Sex Tape Like the rumors of an Iggy Azalea sex ...

  23. Jennifer Hudson Introduces New Sound, Look at 'JHUD' Release Party in NYC

    September 24, 2014 12:06 AM EDT Hours before the release of her third studio album, JHUD , Jennifer Hudson greeted an audience on New York City's Gramercy Park Hotel rooftop for an intimate Q&A and listening session, hosted by Gilt City. Fans funneled into the swanky ro ...

  24. Jennifer Hudson, 'JHUD': Track-by-Track Review

    September 22, 2014 11:00 AM EDT It's a difficult time for female R&B singers -- right now, Tinashe , Beyoncé and Jhené Aiko are the only three in the top 25 on the R&B/Hip-Hop charts -- and veterans face an especially tough market. Ashanti released an album earlier ...

  25. Chris Brown, 'X': Track-by-Track Review

    September 15, 2014 12:25 PM EDT 2.225 k 135 38 0 Who needs haters when you're your own worst enemy? Chris Brown has been a self-saboteur since his infamous 2009 assault of Rihanna -- a talent whose skill for hit singles and agile performances is only matched by his knack for cannon ...

  26. Music Star Exes Are Cashing In on VH1

    September 08, 2014 4:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 VH1 turns out to be the perfect home for former wives of hip-hop and R&B artists. What does race have to do with this brand of reality TV success? Everything, apparently. Several divorcees of music men are finding independence on reality TV than ...

  27. Chris Brown’s ‘X’ Track List: Kendrick Lamar, R. Kelly, Trey Songz & More

    August 24, 2014 3:38 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chris Brown's new album will be released on Sept. 16 through RCA. Chris Brown’s long-delayed sixth album, X , will feature guest appearances from Kendrick Lamar , R. Kelly , Trey Songz , Akon and Brandy , among others. Brown has already release ...

  28. R. Kelly Dropped From Ohio Festival After Protests

    July 29, 2014 12:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 The musician was slated to appear on the opening day of the Labor Day weekend event, but complaints poured in via social media, mostly about his legal history and charges of being a sexual predator, and bands and vendors pulled out of the festival. ...

  29. R. Kelly Dropped From Ohio Festival After Protests

    July 29, 2014 12:15 PM EDT R. Kelly has been dropped from the lineup of an Ohio music festival following complaints about his past as an alleged sexual predator. The musician was slated to perform on the opening day of the inaugural Fashion Meets Music Festival over Labor D ...

  30. R. Kelly Announces Upcoming House Music Album

    July 15, 2014 6:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 While working on his follow-up to "Black Panties," appropriately titled "White Panties," R.Kelly is also recording a house music album. "I'm working on a house album right now and I want y'all to know, it's co ...

  31. Jennifer Fowler Appointed Sony Music SVP Marketing & Revenue Generation

    June 20, 2014 4:05 AM EDT Jennifer Fowler has been named senior vice president, U.S. marketing & revenue generation, Sony Music Entertainment. In this newly created role, Fowler will develop and lead strategies for deriving revenue and artist exposure from Sony Music’s ...

  32. The Juice Podcast 5/23/14: Aaliyah’s Relationship With R. Kelly, 'Age Ain't Nothing But a Number,' Nicki Minaj & More

    May 23, 2014 1:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Everyone can agree that Aaliyah's spirit is very much present and influential, 13 years after her passing. Aaliyah, 'Age Ain't Nothing But A Number' at 20: Classic Track-by-Track Review Her debut album, "Age Ain't Nothi ...

  33. This Week In Billboard Chart History: Tom Petty's 'Fever' Rises

    May 12, 2014 8:05 AM EDT Twenty-five years ago this week, his first solo album began its Billboard 200 climb (and wouldn't back down). Plus, remembering key chart feats for Hunter Hayes, Janet Jackson, and R.E.M. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones fr ...

  34. Bubbling Under: DJ Cassidy Previews All-Star Album With R. Kelly, Robin Thicke & More

    May 09, 2014 10:00 AM EDT Each Friday, Billboard presents Bubbling Under, a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: DJ Cassidy, Chasin' Crazy and Vado   DJ Cassidy Veteran New York spinner DJ Cassidy has ga ...

  35. Bubbling Under: DJ Cassidy Previews All-Star Album With R. Kelly, Robin Thicke & More

    May 09, 2014 10:00 AM EDT Each Friday, Billboard presents Bubbling Under, a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: DJ Cassidy, Chasin' Crazy and Vado   DJ Cassidy Veteran New York spinner DJ Cassidy has ga ...

  36. Mariah Carey Announces 14th Album, 'Me. I Am Mariah...The Elusive Chanteuse'

    May 01, 2014 12:12 AM EDT Mariah Carey has unveiled the title, cover, release date and tracklist for her 14th album, “Me. I Am Mariah…The Elusive Chanteuse,” which arrives at digital and physical retail on May 27. Carey, who appears on the cover of this week’s magazine, ...

  37. Miley Cyrus, Lorde & More Perform at Clive Davis' Pre-GRAMMY Party

    January 26, 2014 3:37 PM EST Beginning with the Imagine Dragons and ending with a performance by Whitney Houston, the Beverly Hilton ballroom rocked for over three hours (lights out at 12:46 am) during last evening's Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons. And betwe ...

  38. Lucian Grainge Receives Icon Award at Clive Davis' Pre-Grammy Gala As Music Industry Looks On

    January 26, 2014 11:03 AM EST Beginning with the Imagine Dragons and ending with a performance by Whitney Houston , the Beverly Hilton ballroom rocked for over three hours (lights out at 12:46 am) during last evening's Pre-Grammy Gala and Salute to Industry Icons. And bet ...

  39. Kid Ink's 'Own Lane' to the Top 10 of Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

    January 16, 2014 8:05 PM EST 0 0 0 The rapper scores his highest peak yet with "My Own Lane" Kid Ink scores his highest position yet on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums as “My Own Lane” opens at No. 2 with 50,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It’s the Los Angeles rapper ...

  40. Pharrell Gets 'Happy' With Debut on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart

    January 09, 2014 9:24 PM EST 0 0 0 "Happy" marks singer/producer's first stop on the chart as a solo artist since 2006 After posting four songs on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs as a featured artist in 2013 -- including 17 weeks at No. 1 with Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” ...

  41. Chart Moves: Nearly One-Third of Albums Chart is Christmas Music, Zac Brown Band's Indie EP Debuts

    December 20, 2013 3:36 AM EST This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, it was all about Beyonce, as the diva debuted at No. 1 with her new self-titled album, selling 617,000 copies after only three days on sale (according to Nielsen SoundScan). It was one of three new arri ...

  42. Stars' Pick Best Albums of 2013: Ed Sheeran, R. Kelly, Austin Mahone & More Share Favorites

    Stars' Pick Best Albums of 2013: Ed Sheeran, R. Kelly, Austin Mahone & More Share Favorites

    December 19, 2013 1:26 PM EST 0 0 0 Dozens of musicians including Ed Sheeran, R. Kelly, Stevie Nicks, Fifth Harmony, Tyga, Austin Mahone, and more share their choices for the best album of 2013. Videos Stevie Nicks Austin Mahone R. Kelly ...

  43. Beyonce Makes Billboard 200 History with Fifth No. 1 Album

    December 17, 2013 8:15 PM EST It's official: Beyonce's new self-titled album debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, making her the first woman to hit No. 1 with her first five studio albums.   It follows the chart-topping "Dangerously In Love" (200 ...

  44. R. Kelly Talks Lady Gaga Collabo & 'Black Panties' Album In CRWN Series: Watch

    December 16, 2013 11:08 AM EST 2 1 0 A year after the release of his "Write Me Back" album, R.Kelly returns with his racy 12th studio album, "Black Panties." The full-length, reminiscent of his debut album, "12 Play," is set to debut in the top 10 of the B ...

  45. Beyonce Trending Toward No. 1, Childish Gambino Top 10 On Billboard 200

    December 13, 2013 7:39 PM EST 0 0 0 The singer's surprise new album should top the Billboard 200, with R. Kelly and Childish Gambino adding top 10 debuts. As previously reported , Beyonce's self-titled fifth solo studio set is likely headed towards a No. 1 debut on the Billb ...

  46. Beyonce Trending Toward No. 1 on Billboard 200, Childish Gambino Top 10

    December 13, 2013 6:48 PM EST As previously reported , Beyonce's self-titled fifth solo studio set is likely headed towards a No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200 when the chart's top 10 is revealed on Dec. 18. The release has suddenly thrown off what was expected to be ...

  47. Lady Gaga, OneRepublic, More Added to 'The Voice' Finale

    December 12, 2013 9:09 PM EST 0 0 0 Lady Gaga, Celine Dion, NeYo and OneRepublic will perform at the singing competition's season finale. The Voice has recruited some top names in the music business for the upcoming fall finale. Lady Gaga, Celine Dion, Ne-Yo and OneRepublic have ...

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