aretha franklin

There’s going to be a soouuuul party at White House on April 7! As part of their “In Performance at the White House” series, President…

The 2014 BET Honors aired tonight with unforgettable performances from Mariah Carey, Tamar Braxton, Janelle Monáe and Karen Clarke Sheard. But, without a doubt, the…

Aretha Franklin is the Queen of Soul but apparently the Beyhive gives zero f**ks! Beyonce’s loyal — and cutthroat! — fan base recently went in…

After rumors surfaced that Aretha Franklin got uninvited to Whitney Houston’s homegoing service because of an interview with the Today show she is ready to set the record straight with a new statement: Extra TV, the New York Post and Newsday (New York) should stop the BS. Cissy Houston and I have been longtime friends […]

There still will be no public memorial service for Whitney Houston, but a publicist for the late singer told CNN that Saturday’s funeral in Newark, New Jersey will be made available for television and web streaming. The services will be held at New Hope Baptist Church, where Houston sang as a child. Services begin at […]

Whitney Houston’s godmother, the legendary Aretha Franklin, sang a tribute to her late goddaughter at a recent concert in Charlotte. Aretha asked the audience to pray for Houston’s family and called Houston “the greatest voice to ever live.” Take a look at Aretha Franklin’s emotional tribute to Whitney Houston: RELATED: Whitney Houston Private Funeral Set […]

The dictionary definition of a diva is “a highly distinguished female singer.” There are few women in our time who have been so distinguished as female singers that there have been entire shows (VH1’s Divas Live) and songs (Beyonce’s “Diva“) dedicated to showcasing talent. The ultimate diva over time has become more than just “a highly distinguished female singer.” […]

Did a National Enquirer story cause Aretha Franklin to put a hold on her plans to marry longtime man friend, Willie Wilkerson? The tabloid says that once they published a story about how concerned the Queen of Soul’s four sons were about her getting hitched, she decided to cancel the wedding. A source told the […]

Music legends and fans are mourning the loss of Soul Train host and creator Don Cornelius. The Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin released the following statement: “It’s just so sad, stunning and downright shocking and a huge and momentous loss to the African-American community and the world at large. Don Cornelius single handedly brought about […]

Not so fast! Aretha Franklin who was supposed to walk down the aisle this summer, has called off her wedding.  The Queen of Soul issued the following statement: Regretfully, To Our Friends and Supporters: Will and I have decided we were moving a little too fast, and there were a number of things that had […]

There are many reasons that you should and should not get married. Here, I will give you 5 reasons why you shouldn’t tie the knot. Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to get a clue about the seriousness of marriage before any of us make that commitment. Marriage is more than a pretty ring, […]

Lauryn Hill was one of the celebrities to honor soul legend Aretha Franklin at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland with a music tribute. The event was the 16th American Music Masters Tribute at PlayhouseSquare’s State Theatre and here’s a look at L Boogie onstage. RELATED POSTS: ?uestlove Wants Black Thought To […]