R. Kelly

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  • Birth Name: Robert Sylvester Kelly
  • Birth Place: Chicago, IL
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/08/1967, Capricorn
  • Profession: Singer; songwriter; record producer
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Top Videos: Fallon's Tonight Show, Parks and Rec Webisode, Marlon Wayans' New Comedy Channel

This week, Jimmy Fallon made his debut as host of The Tonight Show, and welcomed a host of celebrity guests — the most entertaining of which was Kristen Wiig, who did her entire interview in character as One Direction's Harry Styles. With NBC devoting its prime time programming to Olympics coverage, Parks and Recreation launched its online spin-off The Hapley Group, and Parenthood's companion web series incorporated the show's long-awaited crossover with Friday Night Lights. Also bowing this week were Marlon Wayans' new comedy channel, and Chipotle's original web series Farmed and Dangerous. Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:

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Top Moments: Homeland Leaves Us Hanging, and Gaga and X-Tina's Diva Duet

Our top moments of the week:

10. Strangest Showstopper:
 On The X Factor, it's not the three finalists that everyone is buzzing about but judge Paulina Rubio, who performs her song, "Boys Will Be Boys." Dressed in what appears to be an armored black teddy topped with marabou feather epaulets, Pau Pau is a vision in fetishwear as she prances around on stage, whipping ...
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Top Moments: Blacklist Has Serious Daddy Issues

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14. Worst Name-Dropping: 
Country diva Juliette exerts her power over reality star Layla by switching sets and stealing her duet with boyfriend Will on Nashville. In return, Layla anonymously calls TMZ and reveals that it was Juliette who broke up the marriage of one of the country's most well-known couples. At least this will make good material for a song?

13. Worst Missed Connection: Yes, everyone knows that Simon Cowell loves to be mean. But the acerbic judge accidentally takes it too...read more

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Lady Gaga: Do What U Want
Streets Vs. Tweets: Are You Feeling R. Kelly's 'Black Panties'?
Best Week Ever | Ep. 8 | Week Of November 8, 2013 - Highlights | R. Kelly Makes The 'Black Panties' Come Off!

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Year Title Description
2013 The 2013 American Music Awards TV Show Series, Performer
2013 BET Awards 2013 TV Show Series, Performer
2013 R. Kelly Sings Sam Cooke TV Show Series, Performer
2013 R. Kelly Takeover TV Show Series, Subject (person only)
2013 BET Experience TV Show Series, Appearing

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Saturday Night Live: How Did Lady Gaga Do as Host?

Lady Gaga pulled double duty as both host and musical guest on Saturday Night Live and she didn't hesitate to poke a little fun at herself. The night's sketches included a glimpse into the future, with a washed-up Gaga reminiscing about her glory days in her Upper West Side apartment, where she's forced to call upon her superintendent to keep her company. On the musical side, Gaga was joined by special guest R. Kelly for her single "Do What U Want."Check out highlights from the episode below:

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Listen to Lady Gaga and R. Kelly's Collaboration "Do What U Want"

Lady Gaga has debuted the latest single from her forthcoming albumARTPOP: a collaboration with R. Kelly called "Do What U Want."

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VIDEO: R. Kelly's Trapped in the Closet Adds New Chapters

R. Kelly's Closet is getting a little bigger.

Trapped in the Closet, the singer's "hip-hopera" that currently stands at 22 chapters (available on DVD), will add 11 more to its canon Friday, premiering the extra hour of footage on IFC at 9/8c.

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Ex-Wives of Eddie Murphy, Prince and Will Smith Join VH1's Hollywood Exes

Hollywood's starter wives aren't finished yet.

VH1 will debut its new series Hollywood Exes this summer. The show will follow the ex-wives of Eddie Murphy, Prince, Will Smith, Jose Canseco and R. Kelly, the network announced Wednesday.

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Kevin Costner, Alicia Keys and Stevie Wonder Pay Tribute at Whitney Houston Funeral

Some 1,500 invited guests descended upon Newark, N.J. to pay their final respects to music legend Whitney Houston on Saturday, with Kevin Costner, Tyler Perry, Stevie Wonder and Alicia Keys paying tribute to the pop diva. The funeral, called her "homegoing" ceremony on the invitations to the service, took place at New Hope Baptist Church, the same church where Houston first sang as a young girl.

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