• FILE: R&B singer R Kelly leaves the Cook County jail after posting $100,000 bond on 25 February 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. Picture: AFP

    R Kelly facing 11 new sexual abuse charges

    At of the time of writing, nothing else was known of the new allegations against Kelly, but he was scheduled to appear in court on the new case on 6 June.

  • This still image from video shows singer R. Kelly (R) upon his release from Cook County jail in Chicago, Illinois, Saturday, 9 March 2019 after paying child support following a previous detention on sex abuse charges. Picture: AFP

    R. Kelly released from jail

    The 'Ignition' hitmaker was arrested this week after he allegedly failed to pay his ex-wife Andrea Lee the $161,000 in child support he had been ordered to hand over for their three children, Joann, 21, Jay, 19, and Robert, 17.

  • Singer Robert Kelly. Picture: Instagram.

    R Kelly gets $1m bail

    Judge John Fitzgerald Lyke Jr. set his bail at $1 million as the allegations made against Kelly were very "disturbing".