Pulitzer Prize

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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 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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Kendrick Lamar Accepts Pulitzer Prize

Kendrick Lamar accepted his 2018 Pulitizer Prize for Music on Wednesday (May 30) in a ceremony held at Columbia University in New York.
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Kendrick Lamar Wins Pulitzer Prize in Music for 'DAMN.'

You may now refer to the rapper Kendrick Lamar as a Pulitzer prize winning rapper.
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