R. Kelly Owes More Than $6 Million in Taxes Back in the ‘90s, one of R. Kelly's biggest hits was "I Believe I Can Fly." Apparently, he believes he can dodge the IRS, too. The singer was already more than $4.5 million behind in taxes for the years 2005 through 2010. Now, according to TMZ, he's another $1,379,695 in arrears for 2011. Grand total? $6,227,767. Ouch. (TMZ) .