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‘RESPECT’ (ARETHA FRANKLIN’S BIOPIC) STARRING JENNIFER HUDSON STARTS SHOOTING NOV.1

LOS ANGELES – Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM) announced today the award-winning ensemble cast joining Academy Award-winner Jennifer Hudson in the feature film RESPECT, based on the life of music icon Aretha Franklin. Following the rise of Franklin’s career from a ...
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Stevie Wonder Takes Shots at Donald Trump During Aretha Franklin’s ...

Stevie Wonder took a moment out of his speech at Aretha Franklin‘s funeral on Friday to blast Donald Trump — saying that America needs to “make love great again” because “black lives do matter.” He didn’t stop ...
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Patti LaBelle Performs ‘You Are My Friend’ at Aretha Franklin’s ...

Aretha Franklin’s pre-funeral concert in Detroit took place this evening and Patti LaBelle gave an incredibly moving performance. Over 40 musicians and celebrities gathered to celebrate Aretha Franklin on Thursday at “A People’s Tribute to the Queen” at Chene Park Amphitheater, ...
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Aretha Franklin funeral – ‘Queen of Soul’, With Legs Crossed, ...

Mourning fans lined up for a last glimpse of the Queen of Soul on Tuesday as singer Aretha Franklin’s hits played from loudspeakers outside the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit, ...
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Aretha Franklin’s Memorial Has 24 Acts Lined Up

The Respect singer died on 16 August, following a battle with pancreatic cancer. And, according to TMZ, the 76-year-old will be celebrated by 23 of the biggest names in music, after her death. She will ...
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Detroit Will Host The Queen of Soul ‘Aretha Franklins’ Public ...

Aretha Franklin‘s fans will be able to say goodbye to the late music icon during two public viewings planned before her funeral. The Queen of Soul tragically passed away on Thursday, Aug. 16,  at the age of 76. ...
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R.I.P.: Our Tribute to the ‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin

Ok, back down memory lane, I can remember listening to Aretha Franklin to get over her failed love interests which is how I became familiar with her voice at a early age. I can only ...
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Prayers for The Queen of Soul: Aretha Franklin is in ...

Aretha Franklin is in hospice care at her home, a source close to the 76-year-old singer told CNN’s Don Lemon. Jay-Z and Beyonce came to Ford Field in Detroit on Monday night, but the ailing Queen ...
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Aretha Franklin She’s Retiring at the End of This Year, ...

Aretha Franklin is retiring after just one more album. She made the announcement while speaking to Detroit TV station WDIV Local 4. via The Guardian: “I must tell you, I am retiring this year,” she ...