Singer R Kelly has been charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse in Illinois, US media report.
The singer, whose real name is Robert Sylvester Kelly, has faced claims of sexual abuse against women for decades.
He has never been convicted and denies all the allegations.
According to court records seen by US media, the 52-year-old is expected in court on 8 March.
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