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Aretha Franklin

Quincy: ‘It hurt’ to watch Aretha funeral

September 10, 2018

Legendary record producer Quincy Jones says he knew Aretha Franklin since she was 12-years-old, but could only watch some of her televised funeral because "it hurt" and there were "weird people there." (Sept. 10)

ShowBiz Minute: Franklin, Bannon, Goldblum

September 4, 2018

The late Aretha Franklin's family found eulogy by Atlanta pastor offensive and distasteful; The New Yorker drops plans to interview Steve Bannon during its festival next month; Jeff Goldblum surprised by giant statue in London. (Sept. 4)

ShowBiz Minute: Franklin, U2, US Box Office

September 3, 2018

Aretha Franklin funeral eulogy slammed; pastor stands firm; U2 reschedules Berlin concert after Bono loses voice; "Crazy Rich Asians" banks another crazy rich weekend in North America. (Sept. 3)

Franklin funeral bishop apologizes to Grande

September 1, 2018

Controversial eulogy at Aretha Franklin funeral

September 1, 2018

Rev. Jasper Williams Jr. delivers controversial eulogy at Aretha Franklin funeral, where he talks about 'the loss of the black man's soul.' (Aug. 31)

Jennifer Hudson sings out to the Queen of Soul

August 31, 2018

AP Top Stories August 31 P

August 31, 2018

Here's the latest for Friday, August 31th: Aretha Franklin's funeral held in Detroit; Washington, D.C. says goodbye to Senator John McCain; Canadian FM says no trade deal yet with U.S.; The Welsh Guard honors Franklin at Buckingham Palace.

Clive Davis, Jesse Jackson, Tyler Perry and more speak at Aretha Franklin funeral

August 31, 2018

Rev. Jesse Jackson: If you 'don't register to vote you've dishonored Aretha.' (Aug. 31)

Former President Bill Clinton speaks at Aretha Franklin’s funeral

August 31, 2018

Bill Clinton and former Attorney General Eric Holder remember the Queen of Soul at her funeral. (31 Aug)

Rev. Al Sharpton ‘corrects’ President Trump at Aretha Franklin funeral

August 31, 2018

Rev. Al Sharpton calls Aretha Franklin 'soundtrack of civil rights movement' and asks guests to help 'correct' President Trump and teach him what respect means. (31 Aug.)

A ‘Wakanda Forever’ salute at Aretha Franklin funeral

August 31, 2018

U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters stood up and gave the 'Wakanda Forever' salute during funeral services for the Queen of Soul. (31 Aug).

Ariana Grande and Faith Hill perform at Aretha Franklin’s funeral

August 31, 2018

Ariana Grande performs ‘(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman’ and Faith Hill sings "What a Friend We Have in Jesus" at Franklin's funeral. (Aug. 31)

Aretha Franklin’s funeral got off to a late start Friday

August 31, 2018

Bishop Charles Ellis III told guests at the Greater Grace Temple in Detroit, "This is going to be a lengthy service in that you cannot celebrate the life of an icon, a legacy, a mother, an aunt, a grandmother in a couple of hours." (Aug. 31)

The Queen of Soul’s funeral is underway, Clintons and Ariana Grande in attendance

August 31, 2018

A processional of Aretha Franklin's family and friends filled the aisles of the Greater Grace Temple on Friday morning in her hometown of Detroit. (Aug. 31)

Aretha Franklin’s family arrive at church

August 31, 2018

Smokey Robinson and the family of Aretha Franklin arrive at Detroit's Greater Grace Temple for her funeral. (Aug. 31)

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