Aretha Franklin

AP
August 30, 2018 - 11:10 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Ariana Grande will be among the performers who will pay tribute to Aretha Franklin at her funeral Friday. Grande will be among entertainers Steve Wonder, Jennifer Hudson, Fantasia, Faith Hill, Shirley Caesar, Chaka Khan and more. Franklin's rep, Gwendolyn Quinn, says Franklin met...
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AP
August 29, 2018 - 11:24 am
DETROIT (AP) -- Mourners streamed in for a second day Wednesday to pay their respects to Aretha Franklin, who was dressed in a different outfit for her final public viewing, as if making a costume change during a show. Fans waited festively outside, then walked in a solemn, single-file line into...
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Associated Press
August 28, 2018 - 8:01 am
DETROIT (AP) — The regal presence Aretha Franklin exuded in life was captured at her viewing on Tuesday, with the late Queen of Soul in a gold-plated casket dressed completely in red, including high-heeled pumps, proving, as one person put it, that she was a "diva to the end." As Franklin's...
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Associated Press
August 24, 2018 - 12:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton, Smokey Robinson, the Rev. Jesse Jackson and Cicely Tyson will be among the speakers at Aretha Franklin's funeral next week. Franklin's rep, Gwendolyn Quinn, says other speakers will include former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, music mogul Clive...
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AP
August 23, 2018 - 2:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An all-star lineup that includes Stevie Wonder, Faith Hill, Jennifer Hudson, Fantasia, Shirley Caesar and many more will perform at Aretha Franklin's funeral next week. The Queen of Soul's service will be held in Detroit on Aug. 31. Also slated to perform are Ron Isley, Chaka Khan,...
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CBS News
August 22, 2018 - 9:04 am
(CBS News) - Aretha Franklin reportedly left no will or trust when she died last Thursday, reports the Detroit Free Press. The paper reports that her four sons filed a document on Tuesday listing themselves as interested parties in her estate. One document reportedly filed with the Oakland County...
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AP
August 21, 2018 - 10:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Madonna says she wasn't asked and didn't intend to do a tribute to Aretha Franklin at the MTV Video Music Awards. The pop star was scorched online for telling a lengthy story about Franklin on Sunday's show that had more to do with herself than the Queen of Soul, who died last week...
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Associated Press
August 17, 2018 - 3:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Aretha Franklin's funeral will be held Aug. 31 in her hometown of Detroit. The late singer's publicist, Gwendolyn Quinn, said Friday that the funeral, to be held at Greater Grace Temple, is limited to the Queen of Soul's family and friends. Public viewings will take place Aug. 28-29...
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USA Today
August 16, 2018 - 2:39 pm
(KNX1070) - It's a sad day in music Thursday. Aretha Franklin died at age 76 from pancreatic cancer. Here are some remembrances from those in music radio on her life and legacy. She may have become known as the Queen of Soul, but Gary Bryan of K-Earth says Franklin's career didn't start out that...
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Jon Baird
August 16, 2018 - 7:46 am
NEW YORK (AP/KNX 1070) — Closer to home in Los Angeles, fans are placing flowers and a crown on Aretha Franklin's Hollywood Walk of Fame star Thursday morning. The crowd was picking up on Hollywood Boulevard with many fans stopping to pay homage to a star. Her 1st gospel album is on the #WalkofFame...
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