Aretha Franklin

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Aretha Franklin, Johnny Rockets Employee Have Beef, Singer Ordered Not to Sit Inside Restaurant

Franklin was reportedly scorned by an employee who simply didn’t like where she was sitting.

07/28/2014

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Aretha Franklin’s Next Album Includes Andre 3000-Produced Tracks, Possible Adele Cover

Aretha Franklin is the Queen of Soul, but she’s calling in some heavy hitters — and drawing on some classic material — to make her next album one to remember.

06/26/2014

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Aretha Franklin Healthy & Ready to Work on New Album

After suffering from an undisclosed illness, Aretha Franklin says she is feeling “85 percent better” and ready to work on new music.

08/21/2013

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Aretha Franklin Postpones Tour To July

After canceling two shows last week due to “medical reasons,” Aretha Franklin has announced she’s taking off the month of June and will resume her scheduled tour in July, according to Rolling Stone.

05/22/2013

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Baseball Rocks: 2012 World Series Has The Who, Aretha, In Its Lineup

Aretha Franklin will sing the National Anthem at Game 5 (if the series extends to five games). Meanwhile, The Who’s music has been heard on the TV broadcasts of the World Series games.

10/26/2012

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Aerosmith Collab With Johnny Depp, Carrie Underwood On New Album – Plus 5 More Unlikely Duets We’d Like To See

The collaborations on Aerosmith’s upcoming album got us thinking about who else would make for totally strange yet totally awesome duet partners with Steven Tyler.

07/31/2012

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Aretha Franklin Calls Out Kathie Lee For ‘Idol’ Criticism, Host Apologizes

Aretha Franklin is demanding some R-E-S-P-E-C-T. The Queen of Soul is firing back at Kathie Lee Gifford, who questions whether the legend is too old for ‘American Idol.’

07/18/2012

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‘Idol’ Shake Up: Who Will Take Over For J.Lo and Steven Tyler?

With both Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler saying goodbye to American Idol last week, we’re rounding up the rumored candidates who are competing to fill their shoes.

07/17/2012

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Aretha Franklin To Be Inducted Into Gospel Hall Of Fame

Her music is known for its deep Gospel roots and religious tones, and now the Queen of Soul will be formally recognized by the Gospel Music Association for the genre of music in which she […]

05/09/2012

JACK’s Inside Track: Aretha Franklin

The Queen of Soul has found a King worthy of her Court. After beating whatever illness she wouldn’t tell us about, hopefully she remains mum on her and her new husband’s bedside manner. TOO much […]

01/13/2012

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