R. Kelly performs Dec. 10, 2003 during the (Credit: AP )

R. Kelly performs Dec. 10, 2003 during the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

R. Kelly

Photos from the singer's legal and musical journeys

R. Kelly says his new World Cup anthem

R. Kelly says his new World Cup anthem carries a message of hope and can inspire people in the same way as his hit song "I Believe I Can Fly."

R. Kelly performs at Madison Square Garden on
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R. Kelly performs at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, April 18, as part of his "Light It Up" tour.

Grammy nominee R. Kelly arrives wearing a face

Grammy nominee R. Kelly arrives wearing a face mask at the 46th annual Grammy Awards, Sunday, Feb. 8, 2004, in Los Angeles

R. Kelly performs Dec. 10, 2003 during the
(Credit: AP )

R. Kelly performs Dec. 10, 2003 during the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.