Aretha Franklin

Singer, actress and Broadway star Heather Headley stops by to give the 'Get Up!' church an insightful story of filming alongside Jennifer Hudson for the Aretha Franklin biopic, 'RESPECT.'

Jennifer Hudson took a minute to stop by 'Entertainment Tonight' while on the carpet for interviews, and she made sure to not only pay her r-e-s-p-e-c-t to Aretha Franklin, but also give props to the late legend's Gospel music roots as well.

Jennifer Hudson teamed up with Carole King and Jamie Hartman to pen an original song from the upcoming Aretha Franklin biopic (RESPECT) soundtrack and by the way this track sounds, we can already tell the entire body of work is going to be fire!

The film based on the life of the Queen of Soul features Forest Whitaker, Mary J. Blige, Marlon Wayans and Marc Maron and arrives in theaters on August 13.

With the casting of Jennifer Hudson in the lead role and the fact that the film has already begun production, I believed that things with the Aretha Franklin biopic Respect were coming together nicely. But apparently, at least one member of the Franklin family is not pleased. Aretha’s son, Kecalf Franklin, hopped on Facebook to share […]

Some of black Hollywood’s brightest stars have been recruited to tell Aretha Franklin’s story in her upcoming biopic, Respect.

The Queen of Soul suffered from a pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor, which only affects seven percent of people diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

The honor makes Franklin the first individual woman to earn the special recognition since it was first awarded in 1930.

Via Madamenoire: A riveting trailer for the upcoming Aretha Franklin documentary, “Amazing Grace“, was released this week and shows the soul songstress in perfect form. The documentary follows the story leading up to a never before seen 1972 church concert with Franklin as the main act. The Queen of Soul took the stage at the […]

You might remember Y'Anna Crawley for being the winner on “Sunday Best” and always giving fans chills when she sang.

Y’Anna Crawley is not only a Sunday Best alumni, but is a Stellar Award Winning recording artist with an amazing voice.

At the 2018 American Music Awards, the Queen of Soul got a more than fitting tribute.