Here's hoping he'll be singing again soon.
R. Kelly is resting in a Chicago hospital following emergency throat surgery, the singer's rep told the Associated Press on Wednesday.
The "I Believe I Can Fly" singer's publicist said that doctors had to drain an abcess on one of Kelly's tonsils on Tuesday. The 44-year-old star (full name: Robert Sylvester Kelly) will be "laid up indefinitely" at Chicago's Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
The Grammy winner had recently complained of throat pain; following a throat exam, he was rushed to the hospital.