Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin Sort of Shades Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj [VIDEO]
Aretha Franklin is undoubtedly the Queen of Soul, a living legend, a true vocal talent. So it only made sense that she was asked her opinion of the current crop of pop girls during her interview with the Wall Street Journal. Her answers for some (Adele, Whitney Houston, Alicia Keys) were positive, f…
Aretha Franklin May be an ‘American Idol’ Judge
Getty Images It seems the Queen of Soul may have gotten what she asked for. Aretha Franklin, who complained recently about not being asked to judge or participate in the show, may be in talks to be a judge on American Idol.
Aretha Franklin Will Perform at Whitney Houston’s Funeral
Aretha Franklin will be performing at Whitney Houston‘s invite-only funeral service on Feb. 18, Entertainment Tonight is reporting. Record label executive Clive Davis, who helped guide the careers of both singers as the president of Arista Records for a quarter-century, personally requested to hav…
The Queen Of Soul Has Cancer
A week after undergoing surgery for a mystery illness, the National Enquirer reports that famed singer Aretha Franklin has incurable pancreatic cancer.  In November, she canceled all concerts through May 2011 due to "medical reasons."The Enquirer's report lists pancreatic…