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FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2008 file photo, Aretha Franklin performs at the House of Blues in Los Angeles.   Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her home in Detroit.  She was 76.  (AP Photo/Shea Walsh, file)
'No one did it better' - Reaction to Aretha Franklin's deathReaction to the death of soul icon Aretha Franklin, including Diana Ross, Clive Davis, Barbra Streisand, Elton John, Quincy Jones, Smokey Robinson and Lionel Richie
The Associated Press8 minutes ago
Agnieszka Mroczek, a tourist from Warsaw, Poland, pulls her hand away after placing stars on the nameplate for singer Aretha Franklin outside the Apollo Theater, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in the Harlem section of New York. Franklin died in her home in Detroit at age 76 from pancreatic cancer. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
The thrill and the truth of Aretha FranklinLike the best actors and poets, nothing came between how Aretha Franklin felt and what she could express, between what she expressed and how we responded.
The Associated Press12 minutes ago
Rapper Juelz Santana pleads guilty to airport gun chargeRapper Juelz Santana has admitted that he tried to get a gun onto a plane at a New York-area airport
The Associated Press14 minutes ago
FILE - This Jan. 14, 2012 file photo, shows singer Aretha Franklin performing during the BET Honors at the Warner Theatre in Washington. Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her home in Detroit.  She was 76. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
Aretha Franklin's music rising on charts following her deathAretha Franklin's music quickly climbed the iTunes' charts following her death on Thursday
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
FILE - In this March 26, 1973 file photo, soul singer Aretha Franklin appears at a news conference. Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her home in Detroit.  She was 76. (AP Photo, File)
Queen of Soul also leaves a powerful civil rights legacyQueen of Soul gave black Americans "Respect" as a staunch supporter of civil rights
The Associated Press39 minutes ago
FILE - In this June 7, 2015 file photo, Aretha Franklin sings during a memorial service for her father and brother, Rev. C.L. and Rev. Cecil Franklin, at New Bethel Baptist Church where they were ministers, in Detroit, Mich. Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her home in Detroit.  She was 76. (Elizabeth Conley/The Detroit News via AP, File)
The Latest: 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin dies at 76Aretha Franklin, the iconic "Queen of Soul" who voiced classics such as "Respect," "Think" and "Chain of Fools," has died at 76.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2006 file photo, Aretha Franklin and Dr. John, background on piano, perform the national anthem before the Super Bowl XL football game in Detroit. Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her home in Detroit.  She was 76. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin dies in Detroit at 76Legendary Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin has died at age 76, according to her publicist
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2011 file photo, Aretha Franklin smiles after the Detroit Pistons-Miami Heat NBA basketball game in Auburn Hills, Mich.   Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her home in Detroit.  She was 76. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin dies at 76Singer Aretha Franklin, the iconic "Queen of Soul" who voiced classics such as "Respect," "Think" and "Chain of Fools," has died at 76
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE- In this April 19, 2017, file photo, Aretha Franklin performs at the world premiere of "Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives" at Radio City Music Hall, during the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival in New York. Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her home in Detroit.  She was 76. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
AP PHOTOS: A look back at Aretha Franklin's life, successesAP PHOTOS: A look at some of the key moments of Aretha Franklin's life, from her Grammy wins to singing for presidents
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2008 file photo, Aretha Franklin performs at the House of Blues in Los Angeles.   Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her home in Detroit.  She was 76.  (AP Photo/Shea Walsh, file)
A timeline of major events in the life of Aretha FranklinA timeline of major events in the life and work of Aretha Franklin
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this June 4, 2005 file photo, Aretha Franklin performs at the McDonald's Gospelfest 2005 in New York. The event celebrates gospel music and features a talent competition for choirs, steppers, praise dancers and soloists. Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her home in Detroit.  She was 76. (AP Photo/Diane Bondareff, File)
Aretha Franklin's family says 'We have felt your love'Aretha Franklin's family in a statement says 'We have felt your love' and calls soul legend's passing "one of the darkest moments of our lives"
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE- In this April 19, 2007 file photo, U.S. singer Madonna carries her Malawian adopted son David Banda in the village of Masekese, Malawi. The Queen of Pop is also a soccer mom and she's getting ever more involved in the beautiful game. Madonna has plans to open a soccer academy in Malawi, inspired by her adopted son David Banda who has ambitions to be a professional player and is at Portuguese club Benfica's youth academy. (AP Photo/Karel Prinsloo, file)
Madonna is the Queen of Pop and a soccer mom, tooMadonna is the Queen of Pop and a soccer mom with plans to build an academy in Malawi
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Publicist for Aretha Franklin says the Queen of Soul died Thursday at her home in DetroitPublicist for Aretha Franklin says the Queen of Soul died Thursday at her home in Detroit
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 file photo, Stormzy poses for photographers upon his arrival at the Brit Awards 2018 in London. London rapper Stormzy said Thursday Aug. 16, 2018, he is setting up a scholarship to help black students attend Britain's prestigious Cambridge University. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP, File)
Grime star Stormzy launches scholarship for black studentsLondon rapper Stormzy is setting up a scholarship to help black students attend Britain's prestigious Cambridge University
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Elvis Presley fan Dianne Jeddor, center, of Toronto, Canada, makes her way to a candlelight vigil during "Elvis Week" that marks the 41st anniversary of Presley's Aug. 16 death, on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. (Brad Vest/The Commercial Appeal via AP)
Fans walk silently, solemnly past Elvis' grave during vigilFans of Elvis Presley are holding flickering candles and walking quietly past the grave of the rock n' roll pioneer on the 41st anniversary of his death
The Associated Press15 hours ago
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