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ABC News

ABC News

'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin has died at 76
08/16/2018 10:57am

Aretha Franklin, the “Queen of Soul” whose booming voice helped define a music genre and provided an inspirational soundtrack for Civil Rights-era struggles, has died.

'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin dies at 76
08/16/2018 12:18pm

Singer Aretha Franklin, the iconic "Queen of Soul" who voiced classics such as "Respect," "Think" and "Chain of Fools," has died at 76

'No one did it better' - Reaction to Aretha Franklin's death
08/16/2018 2:09pm

Reaction to the death of soul icon Aretha Franklin, including Diana Ross, Clive Davis, Barbra Streisand, Elton John, Quincy Jones, Smokey Robinson and Lionel Richie

Black Americans aren't buying Omarosa's turn against Trump
08/15/2018 1:05pm

Few members of the black community are rushing to defend Omarosa Manigault Newman in her dispute with President Donald Trump over her tell-all book titled "Unhinged."

Aerosmith to launch residency in Las Vegas next year
08/15/2018 11:51am

Aerosmith is the latest act to head to Las Vegas to launch a residency

CBS News

CBS News

Aretha Franklin: An appreciation by Bill Flanagan
08/16/2018 2:35pm

The "Queen of Soul" who sang songs of both faith and passion was a living manifestation of pride, but there was always something unknowable in Aretha Franklin, says VH1's Bill Flanagan, who reviews the career of the greatest popular singer of the rock era, who died this week at age 76.

Ariana Grande belts hits on “Carpool Karaoke”
08/16/2018 12:56pm

Ariana Grande proved yet again that she can belt her signature vocal runs on command

Rose Byrne and Chris O'Dowd on "Juliet, Naked" and the celebrity rumor mill
08/16/2018 2:17pm

The two star in a movie about love and the relationships between celebrities and their fans

From 2011: How Aretha Franklin earned "Respect"
08/16/2018 12:21pm

Singer Aretha Franklin, the "Queen of Soul," died on August 16, 2018 at age 76. In this profile originally broadcast on "Sunday Morning" on May 8, 2011, Franklin talked with correspondent Anthony Mason about her astonishing career, and a wealth of gospel, R&B, jazz and rock classics.

Ruth Wilson reveals that she wanted to leave "The Affair"
08/16/2018 11:52am

The actress said her departure is not related to pay inequality

Fox News

Fox News

Scarlett Johansson is world's highest-paid actress
08/16/2018 2:07pm

Black Widow brings home the bacon!

'Queer Eye's' Johnathan Van Ness under fire for saying 'not all Republicans are racist'
08/16/2018 1:45pm

"Queer Eye" star Johnathan Van Ness was forced to defend himself against fans who were upset with the hair guru's message of trying to bridge the gap between Democrats and Republicans in today's polarized political climate.

Aretha Franklin remembered as 'Queen of Soul' with 'special gifts'
08/16/2018 1:01pm

As news of legendary singer Aretha Franklin’s death spread Thursday, celebrities took to social media to pay tribute to the "Queen of Soul" who they described as “the embodiment of a soul blessed with a special gift.”

'Jane The Virgin' star Gina Rodriguez talks #MeToo support, America's 'devastating' immigration policies
08/16/2018 12:50pm

Over the past few years, Gina Rodriguez has taken Hollywood by storm.

Aretha Franklin mourned by Obama: She 'helped define the American experience'
08/16/2018 12:30pm

Aretha Franklin brought former President Barack Obama to tears with her rendition of Carole King's "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" at the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors.

USA Today

USA Today

Jennifer Hudson, President Trump, other celebs pay tribute to Aretha Franklin
08/16/2018 1:53pm

Celebrities are reacting to the death of Aretha Franklin. The "Queen of Soul," whose impassioned, riveting voice made her a titan of American music, died Thursday from pancreatic cancer at age 76. Here's what stars are saying about the late legend.        

Aretha Franklin, ‘Queen of Soul’ who transformed American music, dies at 76
08/16/2018 12:09pm

Aretha Franklin, whose impassioned, riveting voice made her a titan of American music, died of pancreatic cancer on Thursday, her niece Sabrina Owens confirmed. She was 76.        

Aretha Franklin's greatest pop culture moments, from 'Blues Brothers' to 'Murphy Brown'
08/16/2018 1:33pm

From 'Blues Brothers' to Obama's inauguration to the Pavarotti-less Grammys, Aretha Frankin had a knack for big pop-culture moments.        

New Omarosa tape: Lara Trump tried to buy my silence with campaign job
08/16/2018 2:17pm

In the tape played on MSNBC, Trump’s daughter-in-law, Lara Trump, offers Manigault Newman a job earning $15,000 a month. The job wouldn’t require her to report to any particular office, but enable her to speak positively on Trump’s behalf as part of his re-election campaign.        

Aretha Franklin's empowering songs demanded respect, gave a voice to female fans
08/16/2018 1:44pm

Aretha Franklin didn't set out to be a feminist hero, but signature tunes such as 'Respect' and 'Natural Woman' gave voice to females everywhere.