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Aretha Franklin’s funeral scheduled for August 31 in Detroit

Jamie McCarthy/Getty ImagesThe funeral for The Queen of Soul will be held in her hometown of Detroit on August 31. Aretha Franklin’s publicist announced Friday that the music legend's homegoing service, which is limited to friends and family, wil...
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Watch now: Sting and Shaggy release animated video for “Just One Lifetime”

ABC/Paula LoboAn album, a tour, a gig in the Hamptons, and now...a cartoon. That's the ever-unfolding story of collaborators Sting and Shaggy, who turned their musical bromance into the joint album 44/876, released in April. The an...
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Chain of sales: Aretha Franklin music downloads soar following her death

Taylor Hill/Getty ImagesSales of Aretha Franklin's back catalog have spiked nearly 1600% following her death Thursday at age 76, Billboard reports.   On Thursday alone, sales of Franklin's albums and digital song downloads rose ...
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“A great person, great cook, great woman:” Aretha Franklin’s childhood friend Smokey Robinson remembers the Queen of Soul

ABC NewsIn his first interview since the death of his childhood friend, Aretha Franklin, Motown legend Smokey Robinson recalled on ABC's Good Morning America Friday the first time they met in Detroit. "I hear a piano being played and I hear this lit...
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Aretha Franklin’s nephew remembers the Queen of Soul as “auntie”

Taylor Hill/Getty ImagesWhile Aretha Franklin was known to the world as the Queen of Soul, her family knew her as a loving, family-oriented matriarch. After her passing Thursday from advanced pancreatic cancer, Franklin's nephew, Vaughn Franklin, sp...
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Madonna releases never-before-seen MET Gala performance as gift to fans on her 60th birthday

Gilbert Carrasquillo/GC ImagesMadonna is celebrating her 60th birthday today by releasing a never-before-seen video of her 2018 MET Gala performance. The performance, witnessed exclusively by guests of the star-studded soiree back in May, is now on Y...
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Stars react to the death of The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin

Taylor Hill/Getty ImagesCelebrities from all genres of music --and presidents -- are reacting to the death of Aretha Franklin, the music icon and undisputed Queen of Soul, who died on Thursday from advanced pancreatic cancer. She was 76.  Here's...
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Stars react to the death of The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin

Taylor Hill/Getty ImagesCelebrities from all genres of music --and presidents -- are reacting to the death of Aretha Franklin, the music icon and undisputed Queen of Soul, who died on Thursday from advanced pancreatic cancer. She was 76.  Here's...
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Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin dead at 76

Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images  Aretha Franklin, the pastor's daughter who became the undisputed Queen of Soul over a career that spanned more than five decades, has died of advanced pancreatic cancer, ABC News has confirmed. "It is with d...
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Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin dead at 76

Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images  Aretha Franklin, the pastor's daughter who became the undisputed Queen of Soul over a career that spanned more than five decades, has died of advanced pancreatic cancer, ABC News has confirmed. "It is with d...
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