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Celine Dion, John Legend to perform at Aretha Franklin tribute concert

Celine Dion, John Legend to perform at Aretha Franklin tribute concert

Published 28/12/2018

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Celine Dion, Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson and John Legend will be among a host of singers to perform at a tribute [more…]

Aretha Franklin’s ‘Amazing Grace’ concert film finally debuts

Aretha Franklin’s ‘Amazing Grace’ concert film finally debuts

Published 13/11/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Three months after her death and 46 years after she first recorded it, Aretha Franklin’s live gospel concert is coming to [more…]

Aretha Franklin’s eulogy was ‘offensive and distasteful,’ family says

Aretha Franklin’s eulogy was ‘offensive and distasteful,’ family says

Published 04/09/2018

(Reuters) - Members of Aretha Franklin’s family felt the eulogy for the Queen of Soul delivered by a pastor at her funeral last week was [more…]

Aretha Franklin funeral set for August 31 in Detroit

Aretha Franklin funeral set for August 31 in Detroit

Published 17/08/2018

(Reuters) - A funeral for the late recording star Aretha Franklin has been scheduled for Aug. 31 in Detroit, following a two-day public viewing of [more…]

‘She knew she was blessed’ – Smokey Robinson remembers Aretha

‘She knew she was blessed’ – Smokey Robinson remembers Aretha

Published 17/08/2018

(Reuters) - When Motown great Smokey Robinson saw his lifelong friend Aretha Franklin play music for the first time, he said he was struck by [more…]

‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin, 76, dies at home in Detroit

‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin, 76, dies at home in Detroit

Published 17/08/2018

(Reuters) - Aretha Franklin, the preacher’s daughter whose powerful voice made her the long-reigning “Queen of Soul” with such hit songs as “Respect” and “Chain [more…]

Fans gather in New York, Los Angeles to bid Aretha goodbye

Fans gather in New York, Los Angeles to bid Aretha goodbye

Published 17/08/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fans of Aretha Franklin came together at New York City’s landmark Apollo Theater and on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on [more…]

Franklin looking to slam dunk U.S. trials

Franklin looking to slam dunk U.S. trials

Published 25/06/2016

OMAHA, Nebraska Missy Franklin was selected this week in the Harlem Globetrotters' 10th annual celebrity player draft, yet she comes into the U.S. Olympic Swim [more…]