Posts Tagged: queen of soul

Aretha Franklin’s Estate Claps Back At Wendy Williams!

The estate of the Aretha Franklin is clapping back at Wendy Williams in a major way. The talk show host made disparaging remarks about Franklin’s appearance, family, and estate during the “Hot Topics” segment about the upcoming documentary “Amazing Grace” which was filmed in 1972 as the Queen of Soul recorded her record breaking album… Read more »

Details Of Aretha Franklin’s Nearly 6-Hour Funeral!

Aretha Franklin will be celebrated tomorrow with a nearly 6-hour funeral at Detroit’s Greater Grace Temple, and it’s truly a service fit for a Queen! This is the order of service for the funeral: 9:30-9:50 a.m.: Musical Prelude: Aretha Franklin Orchestra 9:50-10:00 a.m.: Lighting of Candles: Swanson Funeral Home, Inc. 10:00-10:20 a.m.: Processional: Clergy, Ministers… Read more »

Fans Pay R-E-S-P-E-C-T As Aretha Franklin Lies In State

Hundreds of fans are lined up to pay their final respects to the Queen of Soul. Aretha Franklin’s body is lying in state at Detroit’s Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, and fans are patiently waiting to get their final glimpse of the queen. Franklin who died on August 16th will be celebrated… Read more »

Performers For Aretha Franklin’s Funeral Announced!

Some of the performers for Aretha Franklin‘s funeral have been unveiled. Motown legend Stevie Wonder, Gospel songbird Yolanda Adams, and Dreamgirls Jennifer Hudson and Jennifer Holiday are all set to sing and the Queen of Soul’s funeral which is scheduled to take place August 31 at 10 a.m. ET at Greater Grace Temple in Detroit.

Aretha Franklin Left No Will!

The Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin had no will when she died. According to TMZ, Franklin died “intestate” — meaning she had no will at the time of death, which is surprising because she has a special needs son who needs financial and other forms of support for his entire life. According to Michigan law,… Read more »

Aretha Franklin Reveals Dramatic Weight Loss!

The Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin returned to the stage this past weekend revealing a dramatic weight loss, she had been forced off stage for several months by her doctor due to an undisclosed illness. Although Franklin’s appearance is drastically different, her signature voice is still the same!