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Aretha Franklin Throws Star-Studded 72nd Birthday Bash, Reveals Details On New Album

Over the weekend, the Queen of Soul proved she has no signs of slowing down anytime soon as she celebrated her 72nd birthday (which isn’t until March 25th) in style with some of Hollywood’s biggest […]


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Aretha Franklin, Berry Gordy Named 2014 BET Honorees

With the 2014 award season well under way, it was announced Thursday that legendary singer Aretha Franklin and famed Motown founder Berry Gordy will receive a special tribute as this year’s honorees at the BET […]


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Today In 1987: Aretha Franklin Becomes First Woman Inducted To The Rock Hall

Flashing back 27 years ago today (Jan. 3rd) in music, Aretha Franklin received a major honor that solidified her titled as the Queen of Soul and one of the greatest voices in music. On Jan. […]


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Aretha Franklin to Cover Barbra Streisand, Donna Summer on New Album

The Queen of Soul is gearing up to pay tribute to other female singers who have achieved royal status in the pop world.


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Aretha Franklin Ready To Record New Album, Says Health Is ‘Fine Now’

The Queen of Soul is feeling “fine now” after undisclosed health issues forced her to take the summer off touring, and now she’s ready to hit the studio. In a recent media event, Aretha Franklin […]


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Aretha Franklin Healthy & Ready to Work on New Album

After suffering from an undisclosed illness, Aretha Franklin says she is feeling “85% better” and ready to work on new music.


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Aretha Franklin To Be Honored At MLB Civil Rights Game

Though Aretha Franklin has been dealing with unspecified health issues as of late, the Queen of Soul received a dose of good news this week after being named the honoree for the 2013 Major League […]


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Aretha Franklin Postpones Tour To July

After canceling two shows last week due to “medical reasons,” Aretha Franklin has announced she’s taking off the month of June and will resume her scheduled tour in July, according to Rolling Stone. A spokesperson […]


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Aretha Franklin’s Top Five No.1 Hits

In honor of the Queen of Soul’s 71st birthday today (3/25), we’re counting down her most notable No.1 hits!


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Did You Know: “Chain Of Fools” By Aretha Franklin

The ‘Tickets @ 2’ hit today is “Chain Of Fools” by Aretha Franklin.