Aretha Franklin

Aretha L. Franklin Memorial Highway Dedicated In Detroit

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan says, “anybody who passes through this city, no matter how briefly, is going to be reminded that the queen of soul came from the city of Detroit.”
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These Picture Books Based On Popular Songs Will Make You Sing

Four new picture books are based on song titles and lyrics from the classic tracks “Move The Crowd”, by Eric B. & Rakim, Aretha Franklin’s “Respect”, Nancy Sinatra’s “These Boots Are Made For Walkin’”, and The Go-Gos’ “We Got The Beat.”
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People pay their respects with flowers and pictures on Aretha Franklin's star at the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles.  Aretha Franklin, the "Queen of Soul," died Thursday in her home city of Detroit after battling pancreatic cancer.


A trailer for the Aretha biopic "Respect" debuted during the BET Awards. The film, which is actually titled “Respect, ” was supposed to be released in August, but, thanks to the coronavirus, will hit theaters in limited release on Christmas Day. Mia Amor has more details for you below. The cast is...
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Supreme songstess and icon, Chaka Khan was on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen and had a lot of interesting things to speak on: including Kanye Wes t, Ariana Grande , Prince and more. Getting straight to Kanye, she says very clearly that she was "pissed" in how her classic song (Through the...
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Jennifer Hudson sings a tribute to Aretha Franklin at the 2019 Pulitzer Prize Awards Ceremony at Columbia University

Jennifer Hudson Honors Aretha Franklin At Pulitzer Prize Ceremony

Watch her performance of "Amazing Grace"
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3 Wills (Including One Under a Couch Cushion) Found in Aretha Franklin’s Home

Months after the passing of the iconic Aretha Franklin, three handwritten wills were found in her home – one under a few seat cushions. When Franklin succumbed to the effects of her pancreatic cancer in August, the family revealed that she had left no will behind. Now, after locating a key to a...
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 Aretha Franklin performs at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 25, 2012

More Respect for Aretha: The Queen of Soul Wins a Pulitzer Prize

She's the first woman to receive a special citation
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Aretha Franklin performing on the 'VH1 Divas Live in 2001

Aretha Franklin Gets Respect from Michigan Lawmakers

State house votes to rename highway in honor of the late Queen of Soul
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GRAMMY Awards: 5 Unforgettable Moments

The few of our favorites from Aretha to Kendrick
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In Memoriam Music 2018: Aretha Franklin, Mac Miller, Vinnie Paul, Avicii., Dolores O’Riordan

In Memoriam Music: Remembering Those We Lost in 2018

The world lost many amazing men and women in 2018, and as we close out the year we're taking a moment to remember the lives lost from the world of music.
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