Aretha Louise Franklin ( ə-REE-thə; March 25, 1942 – August 16, 2018) was an American singer, songwriter and pianist.

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‘Elvis was as pilled up as me!’ Dan Penn on writing hits for Aretha, Otis, Dolly and more

Jennifer Hudson Through the Years: Photos of the ‘Idol’ Star From Oscar Win to Aretha Franklin Biopic

CeCe Winans to Receive Aretha Franklin Icon Award at 2023 Stellar Gospel Music Awards

TV commentator Prue MacSween roasted for referencing Aretha Franklin song in tribute to Tina Turner

SZA’s ‘SOS’ Breaks Aretha Franklin’s 54-Year Old Record on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

Aretha Franklin's Childhood Home in Detroit up for Sale

Watch Jennifer Hudson and Reba McEntire Pay R-E-S-P-E-C-T to Aretha Franklin

Reba McEntire Gushes Over Her Love of Aretha Franklin, Sings ‘Respect’ With Jennifer Hudson

Burt Bacharach Dead: Legendary Composer For Dionne Warwick, Aretha Franklin & More Dies At 94

Lauren Daigle On Her Love For Aretha Franklin, Signing With Atlantic Records & More | Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Gala 2023

Aretha Franklin's 'Natural Woman' Song Diss Revealed To Be From Parody Account

Wendy Williams vs Aretha Franklin! This Is ICONIC!

Gayle King Learns to Sing This Classic Aretha Franklin Tune

Watch Springsteen Perform Aretha Franklin’s ‘Don’t Play That Song’ on  ‘Fallon’

Jon Batiste and Michael Mwenso discuss Black music and share stories about James Brown, Ray Charles, and Aretha Franklin

Hear Bruce Springsteen’s Take on the Aretha Franklin Classic ‘Don’t Play That Song’

These Never-Before-Seen Photos of Aretha Franklin Are Up for Sale: Shop the Limited Collection

Aretha Franklin Was Tracked By the FBI for 40 Years. Here’s What’s In Her File: The agency tried — and failed — for decades to tie the Queen of Soul to “extremists”

Kelly Clarkson Covers Taylor Swift, Madonna & Aretha Franklin for Season 4 Premiere of ‘The Kelly Clarkson Show’: Watch

Aretha Franklin Tracked by FBI Due to Civil Rights Activism, Unsealed Documents Show