Aretha Franklin

Mary J Blige Lands Role In Aretha Franklin Biopic

Mary J Blige has joined the cast of Respect- a biopic on the late Aretha Franklin. Blige is expected to play the role of singer Dinah Washington. The singer will be alongside leading role, Jennifer Hudson, who is playing Aretha Franklin. The movie is expected to begin filming next month &...
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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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American soul singer Aretha Franklin, a star on the Atlantic record label.

Alicia Keys, Kelly Clarkson, SZA, and More to Honor Aretha Franklin at GRAMMY Celebration

The Recording Academy is bringing together some of the biggest names in music for a celebration of the life, talent, and accomplishments of Aretha Franklin.
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Boyz II Men perform on stage at the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting

What's Your Favorite Soulful Holiday Song?

From Destiny's Child leaving their men completely broke in only eight days to a tiny Michael Jackson wishing us a merry Christmas, here are our nominees for best holiday song.
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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.

LIVE: Stream Aretha Franklin's Funeral Service

Watch the live stream funeral service for Aretha Franklin here.
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