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 […]

The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, is getting set to host a high profile Gospel concert on August 17th.  Set to take place  at her late father’s church, New Bethel Baptist, 8430 C.L. Franklin Blvd. in Detroit, special guests include, ” Pastor Shirley Caesar, along with the Five Blind Boys of Alabama, the Rev. Donald Parsons […]

Princeton, PA — Her revolutionary music and style gave her the title Queen of Soul and now the prestigious Ivy League college Princeton University will be showing Respect to Aretha Franklin by giving her an honorary doctorate. She was one of just six people to receive the prestigious award at the New Jersey educational establishment’s graduation […]

Breaking news alerts on Aretha Franklin's reported decision to call off this summer's wedding with William "Willie" Wilkerson have surfaced.