Aretha Franklin

(Black PR Wire) While many studios jockey to launch their awards-season fare in the thick of autumn, a movie can still go in the tail-end holiday season to garnish buzz and bucks, i.e., American Sniper, 1917 and Hidden Figures, all of which were blockbusters and Oscar-lauded movies. Respect is directed by Liesl Tommy and stars Dreamgirls Oscar winner Hudson as Franklin, Forest […]

Watch the RESPECT Announcement Piece Now on Jennifer Hudson’s Channels: Instagram | Twitter | Facebook https://youtu.be/25U11a2HgcI RESPECT In theaters October 9, 2020 Following the rise of Aretha Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom, RESPECT is the remarkable true story of the music icon’s journey to find her voice. DIRECTOR: Liesl […]

PALISADES PARK, N.J., Feb. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Starting the new year on a high note, Alfred Haber, President of Alfred Haber, Inc., announced today that the company has secured the exclusive international distribution television rights to “Aretha! A GRAMMY® Celebration For The Queen Of Soul”, the 2-hour CBS Television Network special scheduled for broadcast later in 2019. Performing songs from Aretha Franklin’s legendary […]

THE “2018 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS®” TO HONOR ARETHA FRANKLIN WITH SPECIAL TRIBUTE Soul and Gospel Legends Gladys Knight, Ledisi, Mary Mary, Donnie McClurkin and CeCe Winans to Headline Performance Honoring the Queen of Soul The Live Broadcast Will Air Tuesday, October 9th at 8:00 p.m. ET on ABC Los Angeles (September 27, 2018) – dick clark […]

Many of the greatest orators and the world’s most beloved vocalists unite at the Greater Grace Temple in Detroit, Michigan for the funeral of Aretha Franklin.

The homegoing for the Queen of Soul with truly compare to no other.  It is currently slated to run for six and a half hours, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. local time at the Greater Grace Temple in Detroit, Michigan, on Friday.  The church holds 4,000 and is expected to be filled from “Wall […]

NEW YORK, NY — The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin’s homegoing has been set for Friday, August 31 in her hometown of Detroit. The homegoing celebration will be held at Greater Grace Temple and will be  limited to the Queen of Soul’s family and friends. Public viewing is currently set to take place on Tuesday, […]

The Social Justice Ministry of Baptist General Convention of Virginia honors the life and legacy of our departed sister, the Queen of Soul, Aretha Louise Franklin. Throughout her career she always acknowledged that everything she had was from God. Further, she was never ashamed of the Gospel and proclaimed it consistently in her recordings and […]

Statement on the Passing of Aretha Franklin It is with deep and profound sadness that we announce the passing of Aretha Louise Franklin, the Queen of Soul, in a statement issued by Franklin’s family through her longtime publicist, Gwendolyn Quinn. Franklin, 76 years old, passed away on Thursday morning, August 16 at 9:50 a.m. at […]

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of The Queen of Soul and Music Legend and Icon Aretha Franklin.  She was 76 years old. We send love and offer prayers to members of her family, her friends and colleagues who knew her well and understood her love and passion for music. Her […]

According to recent report, Music Legend and icon Aretha Franklin is reportedly “gravely ill”. Franklin who is 76-year-old along with her family are all asking for prayer at this time as well as privacy. The family has reportedly gathered by he side in Detroit to say they final goodbyes. Franklin’s last performance was during the […]

Thanks to Youtube user named Darcell Bios, the Queen of Soul is hilariously shether[ing] the heck out of these girls!