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Aretha Franklin

  1. photo gallery
    Aretha Franklin’s Life in PhotosFrom her legendary live shows to meetings with former U.S. presidents to hanging out backstage with Oprah.
  2. obituaries
    Aretha Franklin’s Music Broke BarriersShe never left the church for the charts, but she brought it with her on the way.
  3. aretha franklin
    A Fight Over Aretha Franklin Ended in a Shooting in VirginiaNo respect!
  4. icons
    8 Times Aretha Franklin Reminded People She Was Aretha FranklinFrom the way she kept her $100 bills to the brutal letters she sent to her critics, Franklin knew her worth and wasn’t afraid to demand it.
  5. tributes
    Aretha Franklin on Love, Loss, and RespectHer most memorable quotes on music, aging, and of course, respect.
  6. icons
    Aretha Franklin Once Offered to Post Angela Davis’s Bail“I’m going to see her free if there is any justice in our courts.”
  7. obituaries
    Aretha Franklin’s Voice EnduresAnd she would have been the best singer in any era she graced.
  8. aretha franklin
    Remembering Aretha Franklin’s Sweet Murphy Brown Cameo in 1991Just pure joy.
  9. science of us
    The Reason You’re Hearing More About Pancreatic CancerOn Aretha Franklin’s death, and new data on her condition.
  10. insults
    That Time Aretha Franklin Defined ‘Shade’ With Four Words About Taylor SwiftLet’s spotlight one of her other skills.
  11. tributes
    Aretha Franklin’s Only TV Acting Appearance Was on Room 222 in 1972“Is she a minister?” “No, but she ministers.”
  12. aretha franklin
    Patti LaBelle Gives Aretha Franklin a Fitting Diva Send-off, Puts Feud to Rest“I am deeply saddened about the passing of the Queen of Soul and my sister in song, Aretha Franklin.”
  13. gallery
    Aretha Franklin Knew How to Dress Like a DivaSo much fur. So many crystals.
  14. aretha franklin
    Aretha Franklin Stuns Obama, Carole King with Performance of ‘Natural Woman’The Queen of Soul arrived to slay.
  15. in memorium
    Carole King, Chance the Rapper, and More Celebrities Remember Aretha FranklinThe singer died Thursday at the age of 76.
  16. aretha franklin
    Aretha Franklin Sang at Barack Obama’s First Inauguration and Restored the UnionOnly Aretha can restore your faith in the union.
  17. rip
    Legendary Soul Singer Aretha Franklin Dead at 76Franklin was the first woman to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
  18. rip
    Legendary Soul Singer Aretha Franklin Dead at 76Franklin was the first woman to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
  19. music
    Aretha Franklin Is Reportedly Receiving Hospice CareA source close to the singer updated CNN’s Don Lemon about her declining health.
  20. music
    Beyoncé Dedicates Detroit Concert to Aretha Franklin in Moment of Royal HarmonyQueen recognizes queen.
  21. music
    Aretha Franklin Is Reportedly Receiving Hospice CareA source close to the singer reportedly updated CNN’s Don Lemon about her declining health.
  22. music
    Celebs Tweet Prayers for Aretha Franklin Amid News of Illness“Praying for the Queen of Soul.”
  23. music
    Celebs Tweet Prayers for Aretha Franklin Amid News of Illness“Praying for the Queen of Soul.”
  24. vulture lists
    Why Are Elton John, Paul Simon, and Other Musicians Retiring From Touring?See these artists while you still can.
  25. fake news
    Aretha Franklin Is Alive and Responding to Rumors of Death“Thanxxxx for your concern.”
  26. retirement plans
    Aretha Franklin’s Nightclub Will Be the Only Good NightclubThe Queen of Soul wants to open a club in Detroit.
  27. Aretha Franklin Ethered Dionne Warwick With a Single FaxThe Queen of Soul sent the AP a fax — a fax! — to call out Dionne Warwick.
  28. follow-ups
    We Finally Know How Patti LaBelle Feels About Aretha Franklin’s RetirementInspired by Vulture’s deep and important journalism, the Kansas City Star asked LaBelle how she feels.
  29. beef
    What Does Patti LaBelle Think About Aretha Franklin’s Retirement?Aretha Franklin has announced that she’s retiring. Congratulations to Aretha, of course, but what does this mean for her diva arch nemesis?
  30. divas
    Aretha Franklin Announces Her RetirementShe’ll retire after she tours her upcoming album, produced by Stevie Wonder.
  31. oh say
    Aretha Franklin Sings a 5-Minute National AnthemFive more minutes than we deserve.
  32. in memoriam
    Aretha Franklin Mourns Prince and Wonders If He May Have Died of the Zika Virus“Truly there was only one Prince.”
  33. watch this!
    Jennifer Hudson Channeled Beyoncé and Aretha Franklin at Karaoke NightShe and The Color Purple cast went to an East Village dive.
  34. Pie Fight
    Aretha Franklin Is Coming for Patti LaBelle’s Pie Empire“Ms. Patti’s gonna have to move that pie to the side.”
  35. diva live
    King, Obamas Reaction GIFs to Aretha FranklinFeaturing Carole King and the Obamas.
  36. slay queeeeen
    Watch Aretha Franklin Perform ‘Natural Woman’Aretha Franklin honored Carole King at the Kennedy Center Honors.
  37. music biopics
    Jennifer Hudson Probably Playing Aretha FranklinIn a biopic from a Straight Outta Compton producer.
  38. party pics
    Madonna Partied With Aretha Franklin Last NightPlus, Rihanna, Miley, Jared Leto, and more highlights from the week’s biggest parties.
  39. covers
    Hear Aretha Franklin Belt Adele’s ‘Rolling in the Deep’With a dash of “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” at the end.
  40. R-E-S-P-E-C-T
    Careless Johnny Rockets Employee Disses the Queen of SoulNo one disses the Queen of Soul.
  41. vintage slideshow
    Beyond Jean Harlow: Rarely Seen Photos of Glamorous Black WomenDiscover a different view of Old Hollywood.
  42. end of culture
    10 Great Full-Length Concerts Available on YouTubeJames Brown in Boston, Aretha Franklin in Amsterdam, Run-DMC in New York, and more.
  43. party lines
    Party Pics: Miley, Karlie, Pharrell, and MorePlus a Hamburglar sighting.
  44. quotables
    Aretha Franklin Thinks Beyoncé’s Lip-Synching Scandal Is a Hoot“When I heard that I just really cracked up.”
  45. we can dream
    Aretha Franklin Wants to Be an Idol JudgeMake it so.
  46. whitney houston
    Hear Aretha Franklin’s Emotional Tribute to Whitney HoustonThe Queen of Soul remembers The Voice.
  47. melanie amaro
    Hear Melanie Amaro’s Club-Thumping Cover of ‘Respect’Aretha Franklin’s comment: “Seriously?”
  48. loose threads
    Adriana Lima’s Second Super Bowl Ad; Last-Minute Dior Couture PrepPlus, Kasia Struss appears with new, dark brown hair on the cover of Korean Vogue’s February issue.
  49. r&b
    Behold the Newest Installment of ‘Got 2 B Real,’ a Web Series That Dubs Over the Voices of R&B GoddessesPatti LaBelle calling Aretha’s hair a “deceased abracadabra”? Yes please!
  50. loose threads
    Aretha’s Wedding Dress; Jacobs Vacations With ZoePlus, Heather Marks looks a little mousy on the new cover of French Elle.
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