Aretha Franklin

Judge could consider handwriting expert for Franklin's will

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A judge is expected to consider a request for a handwriting expert to examine wills discovered in couch cushions after Aretha Franklin's death. A hearing is scheduled Tuesday in Oakland County Probate Court, north of Detroit. A handwritten 2014 document shows Franklin...
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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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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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Gladys Knight To Pay Tribute To Aretha Franklin At AMAs

Aretha Franklin will get another moment in the spotlight at the American Music Awards next month. Dick Clark Productions tells The Associated Press that Gladys Knight , Ledisi , Mary Mary , Donnie McClurkin , CeCe Winans and musical director Rickey Minor will pay tribute to the Queen of Soul’s...
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Aretha Franklin performs at the Wisconsin State Fair

Aretha Franklin Exhibit Opening In Detroit

Tribute features shoes she wore at her first viewing
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Aretha Franklin dresses, hats to go up for auction

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 30 dresses and accessories worn on stage by Aretha Franklin are going up for auction. The Queen of Soul died at age 76 in Detroit on Aug. 16. Julien's Auctions says the items include a red sequined dress Franklin wore at Radio City Music Hall in 1991, a knit jacket she...
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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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Taylor Swift performs after the Formula One qualifying session for the United States Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas.

Taylor Swift Honors Aretha Franklin & Breaks Out a Throwback

Taylor Swift stops concert to honor the late Aretha Franklin, and performs a song she hasn't played in nearly a decade.
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