Rhythm and blues

FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2015, file photo, musical artist R. Kelly performs the national anthem before an NBA basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Atlanta Hawks in New York. Sex videos like those that have been integral to the criminal cases against R. Kelly have been circulating across the nation for years. Some of the tapes leaked out of the singer's collection in the 1990s. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
March 14, 2019 - 12:04 am
CHICAGO (AP) — An acquaintance of R. Kelly's recalled how the singer once lugged a duffel bag everywhere — to recording studios, film sets and gyms. Stuffed inside, she said, was a collection of his homemade VHS sex tapes. Despite Kelly's efforts in the 1990s to hold those recordings close, some...
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March 13, 2019 - 12:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Alicia Keys has a memoir coming out in November, to be published by Oprah Winfrey's imprint. Flatiron Books announced Wednesday that Keys' "More Myself" will be released Nov. 5 through Winfrey's "An Oprah Book" imprint. Flatiron is calling the memoir a "360-degree perspective" on...
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Gary Dennis, seated with Lawyer Gloria Allred, speaks during a press conference announcing a video tape said to present further evidence of wrongdoing by recording artist R. Kelly Sunday, March 10, 2019, in New York. Dennis said the tape, which he found at his home in Pennsylvania, shows R. Kelly sexually abusing more than one underage girl. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)
March 10, 2019 - 8:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A man who said he was cleaning out an old videotape collection found what he thought was a recording of R&B singer R. Kelly in concert, but instead turned out to show a man who appeared to be Kelly sexually abusing girls, he and his attorney said Sunday. The man then turned the...
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March 09, 2019 - 8:39 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — J-Rod is taking it to the next level — superstar Jennifer Lopez and retired baseball star Alex Rodriguez are engaged. The couple posted an Instagram photo of their hands with a massive engagement ring on Lopez's ring finger. The former Yankees shortstop captioned his photo with "...
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Singer R. Kelly left, walks with his attorney Steve Greenberg right, after being released from Cook County Jail, March 9, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)
March 09, 2019 - 12:27 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — R&B singer R. Kelly walked out of a Chicago jail on Saturday, shortly after someone paid $161,000 that he owed in back child support. Kelly was ordered taken into custody on Wednesday by a judge after he said that he did not have the entire $161,000 he owed in child support. As...
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FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2016 file image taken from video, songwriter Carole Bayer Sager appears during an interview in New York about her new memoir, "They're Playing Our Song." Bayer Sager will receive the Johnny Mercer Award by the Songwriters Hall of Fame in June 2019. The Oscar- and Grammy-winner, who was inducted into the Songwriters Hall in 1987, will earn the organization’s highest honor on June 13 at its 50th induction ceremony in New York City. (AP Photo)
March 08, 2019 - 5:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Carole Bayer Sager will receive the Johnny Mercer Award by the Songwriters Hall of Fame in June. The Oscar- and Grammy-winner, who was inducted into the Songwriters Hall in 1987, will earn the organization's highest honor on June 13 at its 50th induction ceremony in New York City...
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FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2018 file photo, Alfonso Ribeiro arrives at the Disney/ABC 2018 Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour in Beverly Hills, Calif. "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" star Alfonso Ribeiro has dropped a lawsuit against the makers of the video game “Fortnite” over its use of the “Carlton” dance he did on the show. Ribeiro’s lawyers filed documents in federal court in Los Angeles Thursday, March 7, 2019 saying he’s voluntarily dismissing the suit against North Carolina-based Epic Games in its entirety. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)
March 07, 2019 - 10:26 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" star Alfonso Ribeiro has dropped a lawsuit against the makers of the video game "Fortnite" over its use of the "Carlton" dance he did on the show. Ribeiro's lawyers filed documents Thursday in federal court in Los Angeles saying he's voluntarily...
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FILE - In this June 30, 2013 file photo, R. Kelly performs at the BET Awards in Los Angeles. In his first interview since being charged with sexually abusing four people, including three underage girls, R. Kelly says he "didn't do this stuff" and he's "fighting for his life. Kelly gave the interview to Gayle King of "CBS This Morning," with excerpts airing Tuesday night, March 5, 2019, and the full interview airing Wednesday and Thursday morning. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP, File)
March 07, 2019 - 4:43 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly grew up in a public housing project in one of Chicago's toughest South Side neighborhoods and built a worldwide musical brand that earned tens of millions of dollars over a nearly 30-year career. But tax and legal issues — including recently filed charges that he sexually...
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In this Wednesday, March 6, 2019 booking photo released by the Cook County Sheriff’s Office is R. Kelly. A Cook County Sheriff's Office official says singer Kelly won't be released from jail until he pays $161,000 in back child support he owes. Sheriff's office spokeswoman Sophia Ansari says Kelly was taken into custody Wednesday during a hearing over the child support and that his next hearing is scheduled for next Wednesday, March 13. (Cook County Sheriff’s Office via AP)
March 07, 2019 - 10:00 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Embattled R&B star R. Kelly angrily blamed his ex-wife for "destroying" his name and claimed other people stole from his bank accounts during new portions of an interview that aired Thursday, a day after he was sent to jail for not paying child support. Kelly, who is also facing...
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Musician R. Kelly arrives at the Daley Center for a hearing in his child support case at the Daley Center, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Chicago. Kelly was charged last month with sexually abusing four females dating back to 1998, including three underage girls. He's pleaded not guilty. (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
March 07, 2019 - 8:46 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the sexual abuse case against R&B singer R. Kelly (all times local): 8:45 a.m. Embattled R&B singer R. Kelly says he went to his bank for the first time by himself only about three weeks ago and discovered he had $350,000 left. Kelly is one of the best-selling...
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