• Jim Carrey Draws up a Sweet Aretha Franklin Tribute: ‘Look How Beautiful a Life Can Be'

    3 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    Jim Carrey took a break from his Trump-thumping artistic endeavors on Thursday to accentuate the positive - and to pay tribute to singing legend Aretha Franklin , who died earlier in the day at age 76.
    Carrey unveiled his tribute to Franklin via Twitter, revealing his portrait of the “Respect” singer.
    “Look how beautiful a life can be,” Carrey wrote in a caption accompanying the portrait. “Thank you, Aretha!”
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    Franklin, dubbed the Queen of Soul, died Thursday in Detroit, after long battles...
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  • Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, Passes Away at 76

    Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, Passes Away at 76

    3 monthes ago - By Screen Rant

    Aretha Franklin has passed away at the age of 76. The singer and musician has been a staple in the music industry since the 1960s. Growing up in Detroit and teaching herself to play the piano, Franklin went on to become a respected name in music beginning with her iconic 1967 debut, an in-your-face rendition of Otis Redding's "Respect" that is forever linked to the Queen of Soul. Franklin's royalty status was hard-earned. The soul singer boasted 18 Grammys during the course of her long career. She made her way onto the Hot 100 charts on multiple occasions, with 77 total songs making it on...
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  • Bill Cosby Pays Tribute to Aretha Franklin - and Makes It All About Him

    3 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    Disgraced comedy star Bill Cosby on Thursday paid tribute to the late Aretha Franklin - but curiously chose to remember the Queen of Soul for her work on his “The Cosby Show” spinoff “A Different World.”
    “Aretha Franklin - I want to thank her for her wonderful voice singing the theme song of ‘A Different World,'” Cosby said in a statement through his publicist. “She made a big, strong positive impact on that series. I am playing a cut from her CD - the title of the song is ‘Wholy Holy' - and she's live in a church. Bon Voyage....”
    Franklin died Thursday in Detroit at the age of 76 after a...
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  • Elvis Presley, Aretha Franklin Both Died on August 16 - Long Live the King and Queen

    3 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    The King of Rock ‘n' Roll and the Queen of Soul are united in death even as they were joined in superstardom in life.
    Aretha Franklin died in Detroit at age 76 on Thursday - 41 years to the day that Elvis Presley succumbed to a heart attack at his Memphis estate Graceland in 1977 at age 43.
    She also passed exactly 70 years after baseball legend Babe Ruth, the so-called Sultan of Swat, died in New York City at age 53.
    Also Read: Why Aretha Franklin Mattered: It Was Never Just a Man's World When She Sang
    And yes, Thursday also marks the 60th birthday of another pop music icon, Madonna, in...
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  • Lin-Manuel Miranda, Shonda Rhimes Remember Aretha Franklin: ‘Thank You For the Music'

    3 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    Lin-Manuel Miranda, Shonda Rhimes, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ava DuVernay and Lester Holt are among those who have paid tribute to Aretha Franklin, who died Thursday at the age of 76.
    “Feeling overwhelmingly sad,” Holt tweeted. “Thank you Aretha Franklin for the gift of your voice and your soul. Rest in peace.”
    “Lucky enough to have seen Aretha live exactly once, and this was it,” Miranda wrote. “Thank you for the music, we will be listening to you forever.”
    Also Read: Aretha Franklin, Singer and Queen of Soul, Dies at 76
    “She was music,” said John Stamos. “Soul, grace and respect!”
    Earlier this...
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  • Hollywood Remembers Aretha Franklin: Iconic Queen Of Soul Praised By Carole King, Paul McCartney, Shonda Rhimes

    3 monthes ago - By Deadline

    Refresh for updates Reactions are starting to come in following the death of Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin. Carole King sent her love, respect and gratitude, and Shonda Rhimes tweeted a simple “Aretha.”
    The legendary artist died today after a lengthy battle with pancreatic cancer. We'll be updating throughout the day.
    Let's all take a moment to give thanks for the beautiful life of Aretha Franklin, the Queen of our souls, who inspired us all for many many years. She...
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  • Lin-Manuel Miranda, Shonda Rhimes Remember Aretha Franklin: ‘Thank You For the Music'

    3 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    Lin-Manuel Miranda, Shonda Rhimes, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ava DuVernay and Lester Holt are among those who have paid tribute to the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, who died Thursday at the age of 76.
    “Feeling overwhelmingly sad,” Lester Holt tweeted. “Thank you Aretha Franklin for the gift of your voice and your soul. Rest in peace.”
    “Lucky enough to have seen Aretha live exactly once, and this was it,” Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote. “Thank you for the music, we will be listening to you forever.”
    Also Read: Aretha Franklin, Singer and Queen of Soul, Dies at 76
    “She was music,” said John Stamos...
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  • Aretha Franklin Dead: Diana Ross & More Celebrities Mourn The Queen Of Soul

    3 monthes ago - By Hollywood Life

    Celebrities have taken to social media to mourn the loss of Aretha Franklin after a reported longtime battle with pancreatic cancer. The queen of soul was 76. See the emotional tributes from Diana Ross, Patti LaBelle, Barbara Streisand and more.
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  • Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin Dies At Age 76

    Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin Dies At Age 76

    3 monthes ago - By Decider

    The legendary singer-songwriter won 18 Grammy Awards and was the first female performer inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
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  • Aretha Franklin Dead: Legendary Queen Of Soul Has Passed Away At The Age Of 76

    3 monthes ago - By Hollywood Life

    This is just heartbreaking. Legendary soul singer Aretha Franklin has reportedly passed away at the age of 76, in her hometown of Detroit.
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  • Aretha Franklin: 5 Things To Know About The ‘Queen Of Soul' Who Died Today

    3 monthes ago - By Hollywood Life

    Long live the Queen of Soul. Aretha Franklin may have died, but her voice and legacy will last forever. As the world mourns her passing, get to know about this incredible music icon.
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  • Aretha Franklin: Remember The Legendary Queen Of Soul's Life In Pictures

    3 monthes ago - By Hollywood Life

    Although we are so saddened to hear of Aretha Franklin's passing, we will never forget the icon! She leaves behind an incredible legacy - and we've got the pics to prove it.
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  • Legendary Singer Aretha Franklin Dead At Age 76

    Legendary Singer Aretha Franklin Dead At Age 76

    3 monthes ago - By Cinéma Blend

    Days after news broke that legendary singer Aretha Franklin's health was failing, representatives for the music icon now say that she has died at the age of 76.
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  • Aretha Franklin Dies: The Queen Of Soul & Cultural Icon Was 76

    3 monthes ago - By Deadline

    Aretha Franklin , known worldwide as the Queen of Soul and universally ranked among the greatest, most influential singers of the 20th Century, died today, surrounded by family, at her home in Detroit. The music, cultural and social icon was 76.
    Her death was announced by her publicist, according to the Associated Press.
    Franklin, whose seminal blending of gospel, pop, standards, R&B and blues all but defined what would become known as soul, was the daughter of Detroit...
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  • Aretha Franklin, Singer and Queen of Soul, Dies at 76

    3 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    Aretha Franklin, the R&B singer celebrated as the Queen of Soul who rose to fame in the 1960s with hits like “Respect” and “ Natural Woman,” has died at the age of 76.
    Franklin's publicist confirmed the news to the Associated Press on Thursday morning.
    Franklin, who has long battled diabetes and other physical ailments, announced in February 2017 that she planned to give up touring. “I am retiring this year,” Franklin told WDIV Local 4 in Detroit. “I will be recording, but this will be my last year in concert. This is it.”
    During her career, Franklin won 18 Grammys, including a lifetime...
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