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The Queen of Soul is not pleased with recent criticism about her voicing her goal of becoming a judge on American Idol. On a recent…

The Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin wants to add another job to her resume. She wants to become a judge. Aretha Franklin wants to become…

Multiple GRAMMY® Award-winner Aretha Franklin was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Music from Princeton University during its 265th Commencement ceremony on Tuesday, June 5. Read…

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 […]

Aretha Franklin and her fiance have called off their wedding after just making the announcement 3 weeeks ago. Even though they have dated on and off for the past 25 years they said things were moving too fast……O_O. I wonder how long they need to date before they decide to get married?????

When President Barack Obama last headlined a Labor Day event in Detroit (2008), he wowed the crowd by humming a few bars of Aretha Franklin’s hit “Chain of Fools,” while the Queen of Soul looked on. This year, the President will be the one who is serenaded when Aretha Franklin performs at the Labor Day Rally […]

Society Of Singers has selected music icon Smokey Robinson as the 20th ELLA Award recipient.  The announcement was made today by Erica Farber, the president of SOS.  The honor will be presented to Robinson during a special ceremony on September 19 in Beverly Hills.  The invite-only event will feature a star-studded musical tribute and special […]

We all know how celebs love their summer vacation from the royals to the wannabe’s. While the world followed Harry and Kate on their recent  US coastal vacation this summer, our very own Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, a/k/a The Duchess of Detroit, is now taking over the east coast: New York City and the […]

Black music icons of the 1960s look the most different from how they do now. In the 1960s there was Motown, miniskirts, beehive wigs and sharp suits. Take a look at what some of the decade’s biggest stars looked like then…and what they look like now: Are These BP Artists Good Enough to Get Signed? […]

Black music icons of the 1960s look the most different from how they do now. In the 1960s there was Motown, miniskirts, beehive wigs and sharp suits. Take a look at what some of the decade’s biggest stars looked like then…and what they look like now: Are These BP Artists Good Enough to Get Signed? […]

Aretha Franklin will return to her roots of gospel with her newest album “Aretha A Woman Falling Out Of Love”. According to a press release, Aretha Franklin’s new CD, will be available exclusively at Walmart on May 3rd. It can be pre-ordered now. The digital version is scheduled to be available on iTunes and Amazon […]

Aretha Franklin‘s recent shedding of 80-plus pounds after a recent health scare have led to rumors that the still-reigning Queen of Soul underwent gastric bypass surgery.  However, Franklin is denying these rumors, but won’t say how she lost the weight.