Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin is “alert, talking and laughing” according to her nephew

Aretha Franklin's nephew Tim has said that the singer is "alert, talking, laughing joking", despite news of her ailing health. According to People, Tim Franklin...

An all-star Aretha Franklin tribute concert is being planned for later this year

A tribute concert to Aretha Franklin is reportedly being planned for the end of this year, only days after it was reported that the...

Aretha Franklin’s family confirm she is ‘seriously ill’ and praise fans for support

Aretha Franklin's family have confirmed that the soul icon is "seriously ill", as they continue to rally around the singer at her home in...

Aretha Franklin in ‘hospice care at home’ while ‘gravely ill’ and surrounded by family

Legendary singer Aretha Franklin is reported to currently be in "hospice care" while  'gravely ill' at her home in Detroit. The 76-year-old Queen of Soul...

Jennifer Hudson will star as Aretha Franklin in an upcoming biopic

Jennifer Hudson will star as Aretha Franklin in a forthcoming biopic. The announcement was made by record producer Clive Davis during last night's annual pre-Grammys...

Aretha Franklin sends ‘lengthy fax’ igniting Dionne Warwick beef over Whitney Houston’s funeral

Aretha Franklin has accused fellow soul legend Dionne Warwick of lying about her at Whitney Houston's funeral. The Associated Press (as reported by Billboard) claims that Franklin...

Watch Aretha Franklin’s epic five-minute rendition of US national anthem

Aretha Franklin surprised American football fans yesterday (November 24) with what is surely one of the lengthiest ever renditions of the US national anthem. Before...

Watch Aretha Franklin pay tribute to Prince with her cover of Purple Rain

The singer was performing at a White House concert to mark International Jazz Day

Aretha Franklin ‘ready to sign’ biopic deal

The Queen of Soul has been working on a film of her life for more than five years

Aretha Franklin brings President Obama to tears at 2015 Kennedy Center Honors – watch

Singer performs '(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman' for Carole King at Washington event
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