Since the release of his first record in the early nineties, R. Kelly has become the most consistent hitmaker in contemporary R&B music. In the U.S., all six of his albums have been certified platinum or multiplatinum and worldwide sales total more than 27 million. R. Kelly has had more Top 40 hits in the past 10 years than any other male solo artist. His songwriting magic has also sparked the careers of dozens of artists as he has written and produced smash singles for Michael Jackson, Celine Dion, B2K, Aaliyah, Ginuwine, Mary J. Blige, Luther Vandross, P. Diddy, Syleena Johnson, B2K and many others. 27 million recordings sold. Countless awards and accolades. Songwriting successes for dozens of artists. R. Kelly is truly one of the greatest artists in the history of R&B and pop music, and this fall, in celebration of the first ten years of his career, Jive Records will release The R. in R&B Collection, Vol. I, featuring all of the biggest hits of the first ten years of his career and one of the most potent and imaginative R. Kelly singles yet, “Thoia Thoing.” As an added bonus, there will be a limited edition version of this collection, available on cd only, which will contain remixed tracks! R. Kelly – The next ten years promise to be the best!