Aretha Franklin

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The Queen of Soul celebrated her 72nd birthday in New York City over the weekend. Roland Martin and “NewsOne Now” were on hand to capture some…

Aretha Franklin, the american singer, songwriter, and pianist turns 71 today. She has a recording career that spreads over half a century.  Her music involved many different genres from blues to r&b, pop and even funk.  Besides singing she is a mother of 4 children and  she’s recently been awarded a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. […]

Artists Aretha Franklin, Ricky Skaggs, Dallas Holm, The Hoppers, Love Song and televangelist Rex Humbard, who supported gospel music with his media ministry, are scheduled…

Aretha Franklin appeared on the Today Show today for an interview conducted by NBC’s Al Roker. The legendary Queen of Soul covered a range of topics surrounding the life, death and legacy of Whitney Houston. Portions of the interview will be broadcast on NBC Dateline later tonight. Marvin Winans To Lead Private Funeral For Whitney […]

Legendary soul singer Aretha Franklin will once again serenade President Obama when she performs before his speech on jobs and the economy on Monday in Detroit. Franklin, a Detroit native, also welcomed Obama to the White house when she sung “Let Freedom Ring” at his inauguration in Jan. 2009. Her performance will be held at […]

When President Barack Obama last headlined a Labor Day event in Detroit (2008), he wowed the crowd by humming a few bars of Aretha Franklin’s hit “Chain of Fools,” while the Queen of Soul looked on. This year, the President will be the one who is serenaded when Aretha Franklin performs at the Labor Day Rally […]

With a new CD project Aretha “A Woman Falling Out of Love” she’s feeling good and with an 85 lb weight loss.  The Queen of Soul does admit that the weight loss was due to her illness but strongly denies it was pancreatic cancer. Aretha Franklin has chose to live a healthier life by eliminating some of her […]

DETROIT – A month after surgery in Detroit for an undisclosed ailment, Aretha Franklin says her health is “superb.” Franklin called in to Wednesday’s installment of “The Wendy Williams Show,” telling the host she was relaxing at a casino hotel in her hometown and hopes to begin traveling soon, saying she’ll be “looking for a […]