Aretha Franklin

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Legal wrangling over the late Aretha Franklin’s estate continues. A Michigan judge has placed the Queen of Soul’s estate under court-supervised administration. The judge also agreed to let a handwriting expert examine three wills left behind by the singer after her death nearly a year ago. The court learned that 350-thousand dollars has already been […]

Aretha Franklin is receiving up a posthumous honor from the 2019 Detroit Music Awards.  Her compilation album, The Atlantic Singles Collection 1967 to 1970, won outstanding anthology or reissue at the awards show on Friday.  There was also a gospel salute to Franklin, along with a 60th anniversary tribute to Motown. Also on this date […]

Well it’s taken 46 years but the 1972 movie documenting Aretha Franklin’s church sessions that led to her best-selling Amazing Grace gospel album will finally hit the silver screen.  The movie of the same name has been delayed for decades by legal and technical issues, and her estate has cleared the way for its release.  It […]

We will soon find out just how much Aretha Franklin is worth, as her attorney says she left no will and no trust. Her four sons have filed a document in court as interested parties in her estate, and her niece Sabrins Owens has asked to be appointed personal reperesentative of Franklin’s estate. Attorney Don […]

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  Aretha Franklin, the 74-year-old Queen of Soul is hanging up those famous vocals at the end of the year, but not before one last album with Stevie Wonder. According to WDIV Local 4: “I must tell you, I am retiring this year,” Franklin said. Franklin said she is “exuberant” about her new album and […]

A new album is on the way from Aretha Franklin, but she says this will be the end.  The new album will be produced in part by Stevie Wonder.  Franklin says she is retiring following the release of the album and a brief tour, but will still do special events.  The tour will feature just […]

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Aretha Franklin is finally giving her body the respect that it needs. The 74-year old songstress had to cancel several shows, including two New York performances at Radio City Music Hall, because of her health. Franklin released a statement saying, “Due to doctors’ orders I will have to cancel a few concerts for the next month or so.” The […]