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Aretha Franklin

  1. casting
    Cynthia Erivo to Be Crowned the Queen of Soul in Genius: ArethaThe Emmy, Tony, and Grammy winner will portray music legend Aretha Franklin.
  2. hats!
    Barack Obama in Heated Custody Battle for … Aretha Franklin’s Inauguration HatTo be fair, it’s a very iconic hat.
  3. estates
    Aretha Franklin’s Handwritten Wills Are Detailed, Funny, and Legally MessyIncluding the revelation about the paternity of her eldest son, what happens to her gowns, and some shade for her employees.
  4. lost and found!
    Aretha Franklin Hid Her Will Under Couch Cushions, NaturallyAnd two inside a locked cabinet.
  5. awards
    Aretha Franklin, Fairview Among 2019 Pulitzer Prize WinnersRespect that.
  6. amazing grace
    Aretha Franklin’s Amazing Grace Was Always a Must-Hear. Now It’s a Must-See.If you can make it out to a theater where it’s playing, after all these years, go.
  7. movie review
    Aretha Franklin’s Concert Doc Amazing Grace Is TranscendentThe long-buried documentary, which Franklin blocked from theaters, is finally being released.
  8. tributes
    The Divas Came Out for Aretha Franklin’s Tribute ConcertWhat happens when you get Jennifer Hudson, Céline Dion, and Kelly Clarkson in a room.
  9. trailer mix
    Amazing Grace Trailer: Aretha Franklin, in All Her GlorySee the concert doc in theaters April 5.
  10. tributes
    Aretha Franklin Tribute Concert to Include Céline Dion, Patti LaBelle, and MoreTyler Perry will host.
  11. 2018 amas
    The 2018 AMAs Gave Us the Aretha Franklin Tribute She DeservesSomewhere, Madonna is still telling that VMAs story.
  12. eulogies
    Aretha Franklin’s Family Was As Taken Aback by Late Singer’s Eulogy As You Were“He spoke for 50 minutes and at no time did he properly eulogize her,” the singer’s nephew Vaughn Franklin said of Rev. Jasper Williams Jr.’s speech.
  13. aretha franklin
    Stevie Wonder Sings ‘As’ at Aretha Franklin’s FuneralHe brought his keyboard and his harmonica.
  14. aretha franklin funeral
    Jennifer Hudson Sings ‘Amazing Grace’ at Aretha’s Funeral, Moves Crowd to TearsGrab a tissue.
  15. gallery
    Aretha Franklin’s Public Viewing In PhotosFans and admirers came from all over to pay their respects.
  16. aretha franklin
    Give Cicely Tyson an Emmy for Her Performance at Aretha Franklin’s FuneralShe let us know what happens when Aretha sings.
  17. aretha franklin funeral
    Fantasia Kicks Off Heels Before Her Aretha Tribute So You Know What Time It IsIn preparation to properly catch the spirit, of course.
  18. aretha franklin
    Chaka Khan Sang at Aretha Franklin’s Funeral With A Little Help From Her FanKhan is every woman, but that doesn’t mean she has to know every lyric!
  19. aretha franklin
    Bill Clinton Eulogizes Aretha Franklin, and Compliments Her Many Lewks“I wonder what my friend’s got on today. I wanna see what the girl is carrying out.”
  20. aretha franklin funeral
    Read the Letter Barack Obama Wrote for Aretha Franklin’s Funeral“Aretha Franklin rocked the world of anyone who had the pleasure of hearing her voice.”
  21. aretha franklin
    Faith Hill Gave the Opening Performance at Aretha Franklin’s FuneralGreat gown, beautiful gown.
  22. aretha franklin funeral
    Watch Ariana Grande Sing ‘Natural Woman’ at Aretha Franklin’s FuneralEven her ex Big Sean gave a standing ovation.
  23. tributes
    See All the Celebrities Who Showed Up to Pay Their Respects to Aretha FranklinAriana and Hillary hugged.
  24. funerals
    Aretha Frankin’s Funeral Was a Star-studded Diva’s HomegoingIncluding a performance from Ariana Grande and a speech by Bill Clinton.
  25. divas
    Patti LaBelle, the Four Tops Performed at Aretha Franklin’s Memorial Service“She was the best singer in the world — trust!”
  26. memorials
    Aretha Franklin Will Be Buried in Red Louboutins, NaturallyThe diva was in a queen’s repose.
  27. aretha franklin
    Here’s How You Can Watch Aretha Franklin’s FuneralThe service will be in Detroit, Michigan.
  28. memorials
    Here’s Who’s Playing at Aretha Franklin’s FuneralA star-studded send-off.
  29. wills
    Aretha Left No Will, Which Leaves Only One Question: Who Gets the Fur Coats?This can’t end well.
  30. aretha franklin
    How Aretha Franklin Ended Up Singing the A Different World Theme Song“Everyone had to admit that once she sang it, it didn’t need to be sung again.”
  31. speech! speech! speech!
    Madonna Blames Short Attention Spans on Her Divisive Aretha Franklin TributeOr, rather, her Aretha Franklin anecdote.
  32. 2018 mtv vmas
    Just Imagine Aretha Franklin Watching Madonna’s Unhinged VMAs Tribute to HerLet’s not even get started on the gown.
  33. aretha franklin
    Stevie Wonder and Aretha Franklin Were Planning a CollaborationHe rushed to her bedside before her death.
  34. vulture lists
    Aretha Franklin’s Greatest B-SidesFrom the forgotten classics to the unexpected hits.
  35. music
    Ashanti Recalls the Time Aretha Franklin Called Her to Warn Her About SARSAretha truly was everyone’s best grandmother.
  36. vulture lists
    How to Listen to Aretha FranklinA guide to the late great’s music and career.
  37. aretha franklin
    Ariana Grande and the Roots Pay Tribute to Aretha FranklinThe singer took time on the eve of her album release to perform “Natural Woman” in honor of the late singer.
  38. aretha franklin
    9 Incredible Aretha Franklin StoriesYour fave could never.
  39. aretha franklin
    10 Times Aretha Franklin Improved Other People’s SongsThe originals are by no means bad, but her versions are undeniable.
  40. photo gallery
    Aretha Franklin’s Life in PhotosFrom her legendary live shows to meetings with former U.S. presidents to hanging out backstage with Oprah.
  41. obituaries
    Aretha Franklin’s Music Broke BarriersShe never left the church for the charts, but she brought it with her on the way.
  42. aretha franklin
    A Fight Over Aretha Franklin Ended in a Shooting in VirginiaNo respect!
  43. obituaries
    Aretha Franklin’s Voice EnduresAnd she would have been the best singer in any era she graced.
  44. aretha franklin
    Remembering Aretha Franklin’s Sweet Murphy Brown Cameo in 1991Just pure joy.
  45. insults
    That Time Aretha Franklin Defined ‘Shade’ With Four Words About Taylor SwiftLet’s spotlight one of her other skills.
  46. tributes
    Aretha Franklin’s Only TV Acting Appearance Was on Room 222 in 1972“Is she a minister?” “No, but she ministers.”
  47. aretha franklin
    Patti LaBelle Gives Aretha Franklin a Fitting Diva Send-off, Puts Feud to Rest“I am deeply saddened about the passing of the Queen of Soul and my sister in song, Aretha Franklin.”
  48. aretha franklin
    Aretha Franklin Stuns Obama, Carole King with Performance of ‘Natural Woman’The Queen of Soul arrived to slay.
  49. in memorium
    Carole King, Chance the Rapper, and More Celebrities Remember Aretha FranklinThe singer died Thursday at the age of 76.
  50. aretha franklin
    Aretha Franklin Sang at Barack Obama’s First Inauguration and Restored the UnionOnly Aretha can restore your faith in the union.
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