Aretha Franklin

Gladys Knight Performs Aretha Franklin Tribute at 2018 American Music Awards

The legendary singer performs "Amazing Grace" with Ledisi, Mary Mary, Donnie McClurkin and CeCe Winans

October 10, 2018

Jennifer Hudson Says It's Always Been Her Dream to Play Aretha Franklin

The American Idol alumna will play the late Queen of Soul in an upcoming biopic.

September 26, 2018

Bishop Apologizes for Touching Ariana Grande at Aretha's Funeral

The preacher at the Queen of Soul's funeral comments on his awkward hand placement on Ariana after her performance. Watch the uncomfortable moment here!

September 2, 2018

Bishop Apologizes for Touching Ariana Grande at Aretha Franklin's Funeral

Bishop Charles H. Ellis III had led the funeral and greeted Grande after her performance, and the encounter went viral

September 1, 2018

Watch Aretha Franklin's Star-Studded Funeral Live

Stevie Wonder, Faith Hill, Ariana Grande and Jennifer Hudson performed at the Queen of Soul's service

August 31, 2018

This Bishop Thought Ariana Grande Was a Taco Bell Item at Aretha Franklin's Funeral

Singer performs "A Natural Woman" at the Queen of Soul's star-studded memorial

August 31, 2018

Aretha Franklin Had an Outfit Change on Her Final Day of Viewing in Detroit

The Queen of Soul was previously dressed in all red, including red stilettos

August 29, 2018

Taylor Swift Honors Aretha Franklin at Detroit Concert

The "Delicate" singer asks for a moment of silence during her "Reputation" tour to pay tribute to the Queen of Soul. Get the scoop!

August 29, 2018


Jennifer Hudson, Faith Hill and More Set to Perform at Aretha Franklin's Memorial

Chaka Khan, Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Holliday and other artists will honor the "Queen of Soul"

August 29, 2018

Aretha Franklin Fans Remember Queen of Soul at Public Viewing

"Respect" singer will also have a star-studded memorial later this week in Detroit

August 28, 2018

Aretha Franklin Left No Will for Her Estate: Report

Franklin's four sons reportedly filed a document listing themselves as interested parties on Tuesday

August 22, 2018


Madonna Criticized Over MTV VMAs Tribute to Aretha Franklin

Fans are not into the Material Girl's seemingly self-indulgent speech

August 21, 2018

Madonna Gives Emotional Tribute to Aretha Franklin During MTV Video Music Awards

The Queen of Pop honored the Queen of Soul

August 21, 2018

Aretha Franklin Will Be Laid to Rest in Detroit Following a Public Viewing

Funeral arrangements have been made following the singer's death

August 17, 2018

Ariana Grande Pays Tribute to Aretha Franklin With Emotional Performance

Grande opened Thursday's episode of The Tonight Show by singing "Natural Woman"

August 17, 2018

Jennifer Hudson Mourns Aretha Franklin's Death: "You Taught Me So Much About Life"

Oscar and Grammy winner and American Idol alum is set to play the Queen of Soul in a biopic

August 16, 2018

Inside Aretha Franklin's Final Years Outside of the Limelight

Singer died of pancreatic cancer at age 76 on Thursday

August 16, 2018

How Aretha Franklin's "Respect" Became an Undying Anthem

"It was the right song at the right time," the singer says of her 1967 hit

August 16, 2018

Remembering Aretha Franklin With the Queen of Soul's 10 Biggest Hits

Iconic songstress passed away at home in Detroit following a battle with pancreatic cancer

August 16, 2018

Aretha Franklin Tribute Concert Planned for the Fall

The event will reportedly take place Nov. 14th at Madison Square Garden in New York

August 16, 2018


VH1 Divas Live at 20: A Look Back at the Major Music Moment That Almost Never Happened

Exclusive! Shania Twain and producer Ken Ehrlich reflect on the once-in-a-lifetime event two decades later

August 16, 2018

Aretha Franklin Dead at 76: Look Back on Some of Her Biggest History-Making Milestones

"Queen of Soul" sang for world leaders and received the Presidential Medal of Freedom

August 16, 2018

Aretha Franklin Dead at 76: John Legend, Diana Ross, Barbra Streisand and More Pay Tribute to Queen of Soul

Music industry has taken to social media to react to the heartbreaking news

August 16, 2018