Aretha Franklin

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

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Singer Jennifer Hudson sings "Amazing Grace" in tribute to Aretha Franklin, who received a special music citation during the 2019 Pulitzer Prize winners awards luncheon at Columbia University, Tuesday May 28, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Feeling Aretha's Spirit, Jennifer Hudson Honors Icon at Pulitzer Prize Awards

Hudson said she felt the spirit of the Queen of Soul — who refused to fly but traveled by tour bus to concerts and events — and drove nearly 13 hours to New York to make the luncheon.
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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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3 Handwritten Wills Found In Aretha Franklin's Home

Three handwritten wills have been found in the suburban Detroit home of Aretha Franklin, months after the death of the "Queen of Soul"
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 Aretha Franklin performs at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 25, 2012

More Respect for Aretha: The Queen of Soul Wins a Pulitzer Prize

She's the first woman to receive a special citation
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In this April 19, 2017, file photo, Aretha Franklin performs at the world premiere of "Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives" during the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

Aretha Franklin Makes History With Posthumous Pulitzer Win

Franklin is still getting R.E.S.P.E.C.T. after death: The Queen of Soul received the Pulitzer Prize Special Citation honor Monday, April 15, 2019, becoming the first individual woman to earn a special citation prize since the honor was first awarded in 1930. Franklin, 76, died at her home in...
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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.

Aretha Franklin's Family Celebrate Birthday of The Late 'Queen of Soul'

Family celebrated Franklin and other passed family members with a memorial service inside a chapel at the cemetery on what would have been the Queen of Soul's 77th birthday.
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Aretha Franklin performing on the 'VH1 Divas Live in 2001

Aretha Franklin Gets Respect from Michigan Lawmakers

State house votes to rename highway in honor of the late Queen of Soul
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Aretha Franklin Complained About Missing Money Before Death

Authorities in suburban Detroit are investigating whether someone cheated singer Aretha Franklin by cashing a $178,000 check before her death last August.
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GRAMMY Awards: 5 Unforgettable Moments

The few of our favorites from Aretha to Kendrick
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