Chicago Gospel Music Festival Plans Aretha Franklin TributeThe year's Chicago Gospel Music Festival will include a tribute to the "Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin .
Aretha Franklin Makes History With Posthumous Pulitzer WinFranklin's inclusion into the exclusive club re-confirms the impact her music — and voice — had and continues to have on the world.Franklin became a cultural icon and genius of American song, considered by many to be the greatest popular vocalist of her time. Her voice transcended age, category and her own life.
2019 Ebertfest To Open With Aretha Franklin Concert FilmIt runs April 10 to 13 at Champaign's Virginia Theatre. More films and a screening schedule are to be released.
'Aretha! A GRAMMY Celebration' Tribute Coming To CBS This Sunday'Aretha! A GRAMMY Celebration' is coming to CBS this Sunday at 9:00PM ET/PT.
Aretha's Lack Of A Will Could Make Things Rocky For HeirsAmong Franklin's more tangible assets are several pieces of property in the Detroit area that according to tax assessors' estimates are worth at least $2 million.
Ariana Grande Pays Tribute To 'Queen Of Soul' With Franklin ClassicGrande's rendition garnered plenty of reaction on social media and in the church.
Obama Honors Franklin With Letter; Says, Through Her Voice, Singer 'Lifted Those Of Millions'Franklin was also honored by another former president, George W. Bush, who remembered her as a "woman of achievement with a deep character and loving heart."
Family, Lifelong Friends, A U.S. President At Aretha Franklin's Funeral"Aretha lifted those of millions, empowering and inspiring the vulnerable, the downtrodden, and everyone who may have just needed a little love."
All Hail The Queen: Aretha Franklin, 'The Queen Of Soul,' Getting Star-Studded Send-OffThe funeral for Aretha Franklin begins Friday morning at Detroit's Greater Grace Temple. Eighteen performers and more than 15 speakers will honor the Queen of Soul, including Ariana Grande, Stevie Wonder and former President Clinton.
Aretha Franklin Comes Home To New Bethel Baptist ChurchDressed in a rose gold dress and gold sequined heels, Franklin's casket was surrounded by massive floral arrangements.
Aretha Franklin's Family Being 'Guided By God' To Honor HerThe result has been a week's worth of activities in Franklin's hometown of Detroit meant to pay homage to a woman who helped define the city.
Fight On To Preserve Aretha Franklin's Memphis Birthplace HomeThe shotgun-style house at 406 Lucy Avenue in South Memphis was the first home of the legendary singer.
PETA Urges Aretha Franklin's Estate To Donate Her Fur CoatsSome on social media have blasted PETA for not doing enough to pressure Franklin to donate her furs.
Bill Clinton, Smokey Robinson To Speak At Aretha Franklin FuneralClinton and the Queen of Soul were longtime friends. She sang at both of his inaugurations. Robinson and Franklin grew up together in Detroit.
Stevie Wonder, Faith Hill Among All-Star Lineup For Aretha Franklin FuneralThe service will reflect Franklin's strong gospel roots. Among the gospel stars performing will be Marvin Sapp and Vanessa Bell Armstrong.