R. Kelly - Sondz

Overview

Robert Sylvester Kelly (born January 8, 1967) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and convicted sex offender. He has been credited with helping to redefine R&B and hip hop, earning nicknames such as "the King of R&B", "the King of Pop-Soul", and the "Pied Piper of R&B".

Kelly is known for songs including "I Believe I Can Fly", "Bump N' Grind", "Your Body's Callin'", "Gotham City", "Ignition (Remix)", "If I Could Turn Back the Hands of Time", "The World's Greatest", "I'm a Flirt (Remix)", and the hip hopera "Trapped in the Closet". In 1998, Kelly won three Grammy Awards for "I Believe I Can Fly". Although Kelly is primarily a singer and songwriter, he has written, produced, and remixed songs, singles, and albums for other artists. In 1996, he was nominated for a Grammy Award for writing Michael Jackson's song "You Are Not Alone".

Kelly has sold over 75 million records worldwide, making him the...

Facts

Also known asR Kelly
Born8/1/1967 (Age: 54), in Chicago
AreaOlympia Fields
Years active29
StatusActive
GenderMale
Role(s)Other VocalsBackground VocalsMix
Label(s)JiveRCARoc‐A‐Fella RecordsColumbiaInterscope RecordsSony MusicLegacyTavdash RecordsAtlanticEpic

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Discography

YearTitle
12 Nights of Christmas201612 Nights of Christmas
The Buffet2015The Buffet
Black Panties2013Black Panties
Write Me Back2012Write Me Back
Love Letter2010Love Letter
Untitled2009Untitled
Double Up2007Double Up
TP.3 Reloaded2005TP.3 Reloaded
Unfinished Business2004Unfinished Business
Happy People / U Saved Me2004Happy People / U Saved Me

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NameRole(s)
Ian Mereness
Ian MerenessRecordingMixProgrammingProgramming (additional)
Abel Garibaldi
Abel GaribaldiRecordingProgrammingMixProgramming (assistant)Engineer (assistant)
Andy Gallas
Andy GallasProgrammingRecordingEngineer (assistant)Programming (assistant)Mix (assistant)
Donnie Lyle
Donnie LyleBass guitarGuitarGuitar familyBassKeyboardMandolaMandolin
Paul Riser
Paul RiserConductorInstrument arranger (horn)Instrument arranger (strings)Orchestrator
Jason Mlodzinski
Jason MlodzinskiProgramming (assistant)Mix (assistant)Recording
JAY‐Z
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Carl Robinson
Carl RobinsonRecordingEngineer (additional)Recording (additional)
Peter Mokran
Peter MokranEngineerMixProgramming
Stephen George
Stephen GeorgeMixRecordingProgramming