The disgraced singer was fined an additional $100 000, he also faces additional criminal charges in 3 other cases.
In 1994, R Kelly married a 15 year old who happened to be 1 of his victims, R Kelly had managed to fraudulently obtain paperwork to marry the singer, the marriage was later annulled.
The sentencing after a 6 week long trial serves as victory to all his victims of abuse and all their family members.
R Kelly's lawyer attempted to argue that, his actions were as a result of his upbringing, but the amount of evidence that was against him was ton loads.
The prison sentence might increase, pending the 3 other cases against him.
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