Aretha Franklin

Patti LaBelle performs at the "Aretha! A Grammy Celebration For The Queen Of Soul" event at the Shrine Auditorium on Sunday, January 13, 2019, in Los Angeles. The special is set to air on March 10, 2019. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Aretha Franklin Honored With Star-Studded Tribute Concert

Every rendition of Franklin's songs from "Respect" to "I Say a Little Prayer" brought audience members to their feet at the "Aretha! A GRAMMY Celebration For The Queen Of Soul" in Los Angeles.
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Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin Biopic Moves Ahead With Director and Writer

The long-gesticulating Aretha Franklin biopic "Respect" is going ahead with stage director Liesel Tommy set to direct...
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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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Aretha Franklin arrives at the Washington Hilton for the 102nd White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington, DC on April 30, 2016.(Photo Leigh Vogel)

Aretha Franklin Attorney: $3 Million In Back Taxes Paid To IRS

Franklin's estate has paid at least $3 million in back taxes to the IRS since her death in August, an attorney for the late Queen of Soul's estate...
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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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Boyz II Men perform on stage at the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting

What's Your Favorite Soulful Holiday Song?

From Destiny's Child leaving their men completely broke in only eight days to a tiny Michael Jackson wishing us a merry Christmas, here are our nominees for best holiday song.
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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.

Home of Late Music Icon Aretha Franklin Listed For Sale

The suburban Detroit home of the late "Queen of Soul" is for sale...
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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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In this Nov. 2, 2005 file photo, people attend the funeral for Rosa Parks at the Greater Grace Temple in Detroit. Aretha Franklin's funeral will be held at Greater Grace Temple in Detroit Friday, Aug. 31, 208. Franklin died Aug. 16, 2018 of pancreatic can

Fans Mourn Aretha Franklin at Gospel-Infused Public Viewing

The regal presence Aretha Franklin exuded in life was captured at her viewing, 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."
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Aretha Franklin arrives at the Washington Hilton for the 102nd White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington, DC on April 30, 2016.(Photo Leigh Vogel)

Detroit Saying Farewell In Royal Fashion To Queen of Soul

Aretha Franklin had admirers the world over, but there's no doubt the flame burned brightest in Detroit — the place she was raised and remained for most of her life...
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