Aretha Franklin

A Previously Unreleased Track From Franklin Is Coming Out

Christmas is bringing the gift of a previously unreleased Aretha Franklin recording.
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Judge Could Consider Handwriting Expert For Franklin's Will

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A judge is expected to consider a request for a handwriting expert to examine wills discovered in couch cushions after Aretha Franklin's death. A hearing is scheduled Tuesday in Oakland County Probate Court, north of Detroit. A handwritten 2014 document shows Franklin...
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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

Watch her performance of "Amazing Grace"
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Aretha Franklin

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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Aretha Franklin Makes History With Posthumous Pulitzer Win

By MESFIN FEKADU AP Music Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Aretha 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, becoming the first individual woman to earn a special citation prize since the honor was first awarded in 1930...
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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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GRAMMY Awards: 5 Unforgettable Moments

Bob Dylan, Billy Joel and Prince among performers that made an impact
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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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Boy George Culture Club

Today in Music History 10.16.18

Bruce plays his way to a Time magazine cover, Rick Dees has the last novely #1 and a cancellation give the Culture Club their big break..Today in Music History.
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Aretha Franklin

Gladys Knight To Pay Tribute To Aretha Franklin At AMAs

Aretha Franklin will get another moment in the spotlight at the American Music Awards next month. Dick Clark Productions tells The Associated Press that Gladys Knight , Ledisi , Mary Mary , Donnie McClurkin , CeCe Winans and musical director Rickey Minor will pay tribute to the Queen of Soul’s...
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