"Very strong, very powerful, great with words".
"For more than 50 years, she stirred our souls". And then there's Aretha's voice, devoting every technique she learned from singing in church to a topic that's far more worldly. We have lost the matriarch and rock of our family, ' a statement from her family read. Also, he harshly said, "The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, is dead" on Twitter.
The image is from a 2014 performance at the White House, where she sang for former USA president Barack Obama and Michelle Obama. "One of the greatest blessings of the work that I do is that I get the chance to meet and have conversations with some really incredible people", Lemon said.
The public viewing and funeral service dates for Aretha Franklin have been announced. In 2015, her performance of "Natural Woman" at the Kennedy Center Honors brought the nation's first black president to tears. "That's all we need", he said in an interview early Friday. "You will never be forgotten". Ariana Grande was a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night, and she made a decision to honor Franklin by joining The Roots for a cover of the latter song. According to TMZ, when Ariana arrived on set, producers asked if she would perform an Aretha tribute, but Ariana said she was too emotional in the wake of her death.
A moment they had met, spoken, or seen her at the hairdresser. "So just want to pass on my warmest best wishes and sympathies to her family". She was committed to black music and black radio. And a new report claims he was begging the Queen of Soul. She wasn't able to speak back, but her family felt that she could hear me.
"'Respect' was a mantra for the Civil Rights Movement". Absolutely heartbroken she's gone, what a woman. Thank you for your compassion and prayers.
Later in the show, Grande recalled meeting the Queen of Soul during a performance at the White House. She later called off the wedding, but the two continued their relationship. She gave us the BLUE PRINT. When Franklin threw off her fur coat toward the end and raised her arms, the crowd erupted.
Aretha Franklin is the rare example of someone dedicating their life, wholly and completely, to their art - in her case, her music, and her uplifting, soul-shaking, roof-raising voice. "And sometimes he helped us just forget about everything else and dance", Obama wrote. "I am infinitely THANKFUL".