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Aretha Franklin tribute at Detroit YMCA to feature cousin Brenda Corbett and Freda Payne

10 hours ago
Detroit Free Press"A Night of Respect" will feature the Queen of Soul's cousin Brenda Corbett and singer Freda Payne, as the downtown YMCA marks its 170th birthday.           more info

Elton John Honors Aretha Franklin & Jaime Guttenberg In Pittsburgh

10 days ago
JamBaseElton John honored the memory of Aretha Franklin and Parkland shooting victim Jaime Guttenberg in Pittsburgh. more info

Remembering Aretha Franklin: Performing In Amsterdam In 1968

42 days ago
JamBaseTo remember Aretha Franklin, watch the iconic artist perform at Amsterdam's storied Concertgebouw in 1968. more info

Aretha Franklin estate says $7.8 million IRS bill is paid, leaving door open to payments to singer's sons

78 days ago
USA Today MusicFranklin's long-standing tax debt has been fully paid off, opening the door for her sons to finally take the driver's seat in her post-death affairs.           more info

Aretha Franklin estate says $7.8 million IRS bill is paid; could spell windfall for sons

78 days ago
Detroit Free PressThe Queen of Soul's tax debt had tied things up since her death — now her four sons stand to finally benefit from money coming into Franklin's estate.           more info

Mavis Staples Recalls A Few Times Aretha Franklin Was Shady Towards Her

91 days ago
DlistedAlthough many believe the modern-day Twitter war is a masterclass in disrespect those people apparently don’t know about how it used to go down back in the day. Luckily for us, legendary singer Mavis Staples of The Staples Singers is here to give ... more info

Book of rare, personal Aretha Franklin photos brings family, dignitaries to event

1066 days ago
Detroit Free PressLinda Solomon spent decades as the Queen of Soul's personal photographer -- her collection of images drew a full house for a Detroit book-launch event.             more info

Mary J. Blige, Marc Maron Cast In Aretha Franklin Biopic Respect

1076 days ago
StereogumOscar-winner Forest Whitaker and Marlon Wayans have joined Jennifer Hudson in MGM’s Aretha Franklin biopic, Respect. more info

Cynthia Erivo To Play Aretha Franklin In National Geographic’s Genius

1090 days ago
StereogumNational Geographic has found its Queen of Soul. more info

Cynthia Erivo Is Aretha Franklin in National Geographic Channel's Genius Series

1091 days ago
E! OnlineHold on to your Obama inauguration hats because Cynthia Erivo is playing Aretha Franklin in the National Geographic series about the legendary singer. Erivo, who has won a Grammy, Tony... more info

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