R. Kelly is currently behind bars in downtown Chicago. A Cook County judge has decided R. Kelly will stand trial on one of four sexual abuse cases on September 14, 2020. It is not clear which case will hit trial first.
Billboard reports Judge Lawrence Flood requested prosecutors decide which of the four cases that Kelly is facing will be the first he is taken to trial for first.
The singer was not at the hearing and will also be facing federal court in Chicago this coming April. R. Kelly will also need to go to Brooklyn next month for another trial. The Cook County prosecutors charged Kelly in March of 2019 for sexually abusing three minor girls and a woman over a decade.
He also charged with child pornography and obstruction of justice charges in the following July, the latter for paying off potential witnesses.
His New York charges include racketeering, kidnapping, forced labor and the sexual exploitation of a charges.