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Aretha Franklin Says She’s Retiring After Her Next Album

Aretha Franklin Says She’s Retiring After Her Next Album

She is expected to release new music in September

Remembering Whitney Houston’s Greatest Live Performances on the 5th Anniversary of Her Death

This weekend is set to be bittersweet for music lovers. While Beyoncé and Adele contend for hardware at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards, another golden-voiced superstar will also be on many minds.
Clive Davis Documentary Opens 2017 Tribeca Film Festival; Aretha Franklin, Barry Manilow Perform

Clive Davis Documentary Opens 2017 Tribeca Film Festival; Aretha Franklin, Barry Manilow Perform

“From Kenny G. to the Notrious B.I.G., now, that’s distance,” quipped record mogul Antonio “L.A.” Reid in the documentary on the musical life of Clive Davis, which opened the 2017 Tribeca Film
Aretha Franklin Still Upset With Dionne Warwick Over Something She Said at Whitney Houston’s Funeral

Aretha Franklin Still Upset With Dionne Warwick Over Something She Said at Whitney Houston’s Funeral

Your Auntie Ree Ree is apparently the champion of petty and the queen of holding a grudge in addition to being the Queen of Soul, because she lashed out at Dionne Warwick on Tuesday over something the
Aretha Franklin Blasts Dionne Warwick for a Five-Year-Old Comment Made at Whitney Houston’s Funeral

Aretha Franklin Blasts Dionne Warwick for a Five-Year-Old Comment Made at Whitney Houston’s Funeral

Aretha Franklin still hasn’t forgotten a small error fellow singer Dionne Warwick made at Whitney Houston’s funeral in 2012. The 75-year-old “Natural Woman” singer sent the Associated Press a “lengthy
Watch: Soul and Funk Icons Who Stood Tall for Black Empowerment

Watch: Soul and Funk Icons Who Stood Tall for Black Empowerment

You could say that music usually reflects where we are as a society. The height of soul and funk music ran roughly parallel to the civil rights movement in America, from the 1950s to the ’70s, a
Aretha Franklin Performs ‘Rock of Ages’ at the New Bethel Baptist Church

Aretha Franklin Performs ‘Rock of Ages’ at the New Bethel Baptist Church

Nearly 70 years ago a young girl named Aretha Franklin stood up to perform a gospel song in her father’s church. The soulful notes hit the walls with trembling potency. In 2016, for a live performance
Aretha Franklin Performs ‘Rock of Ages’ at the New Bethel Baptist Church

Aretha Franklin Performs ‘Rock of Ages’ at the New Bethel Baptist Church

Directed by GILLIAN LAUB Nearly 70 years ago a young girl named Aretha Franklin stood up to perform a gospel song in her father’s church. The soulful notes hit the walls with trembling potency. In
Aretha Franklin, Bill Clinton, Alec Baldwin Light Up Elton John AIDS Foundation Gala

Aretha Franklin, Bill Clinton, Alec Baldwin Light Up Elton John AIDS Foundation Gala

Elton John rarely does anything by half, and the 25th annual gala for the AIDS Foundation that bears his name was certainly no exception. While the event, held at New York’s majestic Cathedral of St.
Don't believe that 'Aretha Franklin is dead' tweet

Don't believe that 'Aretha Franklin is dead' tweet

The daily lesson on debunking fake news is from the textbook on verification. Take this tweet, which went viral early this morning and is still live: It Is With Sad News That We Announce The Passing
Aretha Franklin Is Alive & Well, Responds to Death Rumors

Aretha Franklin Is Alive & Well, Responds to Death Rumors

Aretha Franklin is doing just fine despite Internet rumors started to circulate that the iconic singer passed away. The 75-year-old Queen of Soul released a statement on Tuesday (November 21) that she
Alicia Keys Honors Jay-Z, Jennifer Hudson Fetes Aretha Franklin at Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Gala

Alicia Keys Honors Jay-Z, Jennifer Hudson Fetes Aretha Franklin at Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Gala

Now in its 42nd year, The Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Gala is like an annual version of Truman Capote’s Black and White Ball, with a unique mixture of luminaries in the room from the worlds of
Jennifer Hudson to Play Aretha Franklin In Biopic

Jennifer Hudson to Play Aretha Franklin In Biopic

MGM has acquired rights to develop an Aretha Franklin biopic and signed Jennifer Hudson to portray Franklin in the untitled project. Scott Bernstein (“Straight Outta Compton”) and music producer
Aretha Franklin Cancels Upcoming Concerts Due to Health Concerns

Aretha Franklin Cancels Upcoming Concerts Due to Health Concerns

Aretha Franklin has decided to cancel her two upcoming concerts at the request of her doctor. The 75-year-old entertainer was set to perform at her 76th birthday party on March 25 at the New Jersey

Britney Spears Remakes an Aretha Franklin Classic — with Help from a Snapchat Filter

Filter me baby one more time! On Monday, Britney Spears took to Twitter to share a video of herself singing an a cappella rendition of the Aretha Franklin classic, “Think.” Disguising herself with
I thought I was buying tickets for Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder – but it was a tribute act

I thought I was buying tickets for Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder – but it was a tribute act

Viagogo didn’t make this clear, while Live Nation and Ticketmaster didI paid £287.46 for a ticket to see Stevie Wonder and Aretha Franklin in concert on the Viagogo website. Later, when checking the
Celebrities Send Love to Aretha Franklin Amid Reports She's 'Gravely Ill'

Celebrities Send Love to Aretha Franklin Amid Reports She's 'Gravely Ill'

Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, is reportedly “gravely ill,” and celebrities are starting to take to social media to send thoughts to the legendary performer. The report of Aretha‘s health was
Aretha Franklin ‘Gravely Ill’ With Cancer (Reports)

Aretha Franklin ‘Gravely Ill’ With Cancer (Reports)

Legendary singer Aretha Franklin, “The Queen of Soul,” is gravely ill, family members told Detroit news outlet Local 4 on Monday. “I am so saddened to report that the Queen of Soul and my good friend,