Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin, Gloria Estefan, Dolly Parton Make 'USA Today' List of the '100 Women of the Century'

In the “entertainment” section, the late Queen of Soul, the Cuban-American Pop singer and the Country superstar were picked alongside several other notable music artists, including Celia Cruz, Queen Latifah, Ella Fitzgerald and Nina Simone.
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These Picture Books Based On Popular Songs Will Make You Sing

Four new picture books are based on song titles and lyrics from the classic tracks “Move The Crowd”, by Eric B. & Rakim, Aretha Franklin’s “Respect”, Nancy Sinatra’s “These Boots Are Made For Walkin’”, and The Go-Gos’ “We Got The Beat.”
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'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin Dies at 76

By MESFIN FEKADU and HILLEL ITALIE, AP Entertainment Writers NEW YORK (AP) — Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," ''I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died...
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