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Jennifer Hudson Speaks On Upcoming Aretha Franklin Biopic

During Hudson's interview on 'Ellen' (Sept. 26), the "Spotlight" singer dished on her excitement behind Aretha Franklin's upcoming biopic.

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Gladys Knight To Lead Aretha Franklin American Music Awards Tribute

The performance will focus on Franklin's gospel roots.

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Detroit Black History Museum To Open Aretha Franklin Exhibit This Week

The late Queen of Soul's exhibit will be opening soon in Detriot.

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Whoopi Goldberg Shares Aretha Franklin’s Last Wish

Whoopi Goldberg shared how much the soul singer wanted to help resolve the Flint water crisis.

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Aretha Franklin’s Family Criticizes Atlanta Pastor For “Distasteful” Eulogy

Rev. Jasper Williams Jr.'s speech has been widely condemned.

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Al Sharpton Blasts Donald Trump, Reads Letter From Barack Obama At Aretha Franklin’s Funeral

The Rev. Al Sharpton had a few things to say about Trump.

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Aretha Franklin Is America

Through it all, the Queen forever reigns supreme.

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Queen of Soul And Shade: Aretha Franklin’s All-Time Shadiest Moments

Thank you for your music and authenticity, Aretha Franklin. We will miss you.

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Robert Townsend Reflects On The Making Of ‘The Five Heartbeats’ Documentary

VIBE talked with Townsend to discuss The Five Heartbeats, the 25th anniversary of The Meteor Man, and why he had to fight for Beyoncé to star in Carmen: A Hip…

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Despite Gladys Knight’s Illness Reveal, Spokesperson Denies She Has Pancreatic Cancer

Gladys Knight says she "had the same disease" as Aretha Franklin.

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Ariana Grande’s Performance At Aretha Franklin’s Funeral Draws Hilarious Reactions

Let the church say, "Ooh chile what are you wearing?"

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Watch Aretha Franklin’s “Celebration Of Life” Memorial Service In Detroit

Aretha Franklin's family, friends, peers and the global community saluted the late singer's impact during her funeral on Friday morning (Aug. 31).
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