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Bill Clinton Pays Tribute at Aretha Franklin’s Funeral With Smartphone

Detroit’s Greater Grace Temple for Aretha Franklin’s funeral service was filled with celebrities and politicians to pay their last respect for the Queen of Soul. One of those people there was former President Bill Clinton. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Bill and Hillary Clinton were both longtime fans of Aretha and had invited her to […]

Smokey Robinson Agrees That Ariana Grande’s Dress During Aretha Franklin’s Funeral Was Inappropriate

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Ariana Grande received backlash following her beautiful rendition of the late Aretha Franklin’s “Natural Woman” during her home going because of her short dress. Apparently, Smokey Robinson agrees with the public. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Robinson was ambushed by TMZ on Saturday night as he returned from Detroit and he didn’t hold back. Just […]

Bishop Apologizes After Video of him ‘Groping’ Ariana Grande Goes Viral

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Bishop Charles H. Ellis, who led Aretha Franklin’s epic home going, issued an apology after photos and videos of him groping Ariana Grande went viral. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Bishop Ellis is shown holding Grande high above her waist and his fingers are squeezed tightly on the side of the singer’s chest. “It would […]

From Detroit to London, Aretha Franklin’s Life is Celebrated

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It’s been said that legends never die, but when one passes from this earth, such as the late Aretha Franklin, it’s only fitting that her funeral and memorial events are as bold, bright, and soulful as she was. From pink Cadillacs lining Detroit’s streets to a tribute paid by Buckingham Palace’s Welsh Guard to a […]

Aretha Franklin’s Outfit Was Changed for Second Day of Public Viewing

Aretha Franklin's Outfit Was Changed for Second Day of Public Viewing

One more day, another outfit change for the late diva Aretha Franklin. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The Queen of Soul rocked a fresh outfit for the second day of her open review in Detroit on Wednesday — this time picking a pastel blue gown and coordinating blue stilettos. The “I Say a Little Prayer” […]

Ariana Grande Was Added to Aretha Franklin’s Funeral

Ariana Grande Was Added to Aretha Franklin's Funeral

Ariana Grande has been added to the star-studded list of performers set to perform for Aretha Franklin’s burial service Friday, Franklin’s marketing specialist has affirmed to CNN. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The Sweetener singer earned her spot on the bill after her emotional The Roots-assisted performance of “Natural Woman” on The Tonight Show with […]

Long Lines Form in Detroit to Say Farewell to Aretha Franklin

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Today fans in Detroit are able to attend the public viewing of the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin. The legendary singer will lie in state for the next couple of days ahead of her celebration of life this Friday. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Long lines leading to her location at the Charles H. Wright […]

PETA Requests Aretha Franklin’s Estate to Donate her Fur Coats

PETA Requests Aretha Franklin's Estate to Donate her Fur Coats

Aretha Franklin’s memorial service doesn’t occur until Friday, August 31, yet officially, valuable bits of her $80 million estate—which Franklin left without a will set up— is at popular demand. Including her impressive fur coat collection. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Last Friday, August 24, a little more than seven days after Franklin’s passing at […]

We’re Still In Love With This Heartfelt Tribute By Ariana Grande To Aretha Franklin on ‘Jimmy Fallon’

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Ariana Grande’s scheduled appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon this past Thursday (August 16) changed gears after the passing of Aretha Franklin that same day.  According to TMZ, Grande was reportedly scheduled to do a comedy skit, but The Roots’ Questlove chimed in and suggested that the 25-year-old singer perform one of Aretha Franklin’s classic […]

Aretha Franklin’s Family is Reportedly Planning a Public Viewing at Detroit Museum

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Aretha Franklin, 76, passed away Thursday morning due to pancreatic cancer. The soul legend’s funeral is definitely going to be a massive turnout and apparently, her family is aware of this. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information TMZ reports that the memorial service for the Queen of Soul will be held at the Charles H. Wright Museum […]

Fox News Uses Patti Labelle Photo for Aretha Franklin Tribute

Fox News Uses Patti Labelle Photo for Aretha Franklin Tribute

Fox News got their Queens of Soul mixed up on Thursday. But just in case they were hoping no one noticed, there’s a video floating around on Twitter and it was an epic fail. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The mishap occurred during an “America’s Newsroom” segment with hosts Bill Hemmer and Sandra Smith, who were […]

Aretha Franklin Honored in New York City Subway Graffiti

Aretha Franklin Honored in New York City Subway Graffiti

People worldwide are reacting to the sudden loss of Aretha Franklin. Many fans and musicians shared their heartfelt messages on social media. Other fans paid tribute by temporarily renaming the Franklin Street subway in honor of the Queen of Soul. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information “ARETHA” was scrawled in white marker above “Franklin Street” signs […]

Aretha Franklin Died the Same Day as Elvis Presley

Aretha Franklin Died the Same Day as Elvis Presley

Aretha Franklin and Elvis Presley have something else in common. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information On Thursday morning, Franklin passed away following a battle with pancreatic cancer on the 41st anniversary of Elvis’ death. Presley a.k.a. “The King” died suddenly in 1977 at the age of 42. He was found dead in his bathroom after […]

Stevie Wonder Visited Aretha Franklin Before She Passed Away

Stevie Wonder Visited Aretha Franklin Before She Passed Away

Stevie Wonder and Jesse Jackson are among those who were the last people to visit the seriously ill artist Aretha Franklin, who passed away today at age 6. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Her publicist Gwendolyn Quinn released a family statement to the Associated Press that she died Thursday at 9:50 a.m. “Franklin’s official cause […]

‘The Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin Passes Away at Age 76

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The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, has died Thursday (Aug. 16) at age 76 from pancreatic cancer in her Detroit home. Her publicist Gwendolyn Quinn released a family statement to the Associated Press that she died Thursday at 9:50 a.m. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information “Franklin’s official cause of death was due to advance pancreatic […]

Aretha Franklin is Reportedly ‘Alert’ and Resting at Home

Aretha Franklin is Reportedly 'Alert' and Resting at Home

Aretha Franklin is reportedly home and “alert,” surrounded by family and friends amid reports of her being “gravely ill” due to cancer. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Tim Franklin confirmed the 76-year-old legend’s status to People magazine after the soul singer’s family was “asking for prayers and privacy.” “She’s alert, laughing, teasing, able to recognize people,” […]

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