Celebrity

Producer who worked with Franklin recalls great performances

Aug 17, 2018

Television producer Ken Ehrlich worked with Aretha Franklin to help create some of her most magical performances, including her legendary performance of the aria 'Nessun Dorma' on the 1998 Grammys

Detroit residents remember Aretha Franklin, impact on city

Aug 17, 2018

Aretha Franklin was Detroit's favorite daughter, often singing at the church where her father once led and headlining charity functions for kids or the less fortunate.

In Franklin's anthems, women heard an empowering message

Aug 17, 2018

Aretha Franklin didn't see herself as a feminist heroine, but many women felt inspired and empowered by the message in some of her most famous anthems

Georgia company sues R. Kelly over damage to rental homes

Aug 17, 2018

A Georgia property company is suing Grammy-winning R&B artist R. Kelly for $203,400 over "extensive damage" to two homes he rented

Harper drives in 3, Nationals snap skid, beat Cardinals 5-4

Aug 17, 2018

Bryce Harper had three hits and drove in three runs and a beleaguered bullpen held on as the Washington Nationals snapped a four-game losing streak with a 5-4 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night

Rapper Juelz Santana pleads guilty to airport gun charge

Aug 16, 2018

Rapper Juelz Santana has admitted that he tried to get a gun onto a plane at a New York-area airport

Aretha Franklin's music rising on charts following her death

Aug 16, 2018

Aretha Franklin's music quickly climbed the iTunes' charts following her death on Thursday

The thrill and the truth of Aretha Franklin

Aug 16, 2018

Like the best actors and poets, nothing came between how Aretha Franklin felt and what she could express, between what she expressed and how we responded.

'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin dies in Detroit at 76

Aug 16, 2018

Legendary Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin has died at age 76, according to her publicist

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