Aretha Franklin passed on in August 2018, in Detroit, Michigan, United States, yet she actually lives on, as in, the American singer, songwriter, actress, pianist, and civil rights activist impacts the world historically in the Grammy Women’s Category.
She currently holds nine (9) GRAMMYS for Best R&B Vocal Performance-Female, procuring six of those awards back to back between 1970-1975.
The multiple Grammy winner and “Queen of Soul” started her music career as a little girl singing gospel at New Bethel Baptist Church in Detroit, Michigan, where her dad C. L. Franklin was a pastor.
Born in 1942, she lived to engage the world with her ‘amazing’ voice but unfortunately passed on at age 76 in August 2018.
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Prior to her demise, Aretha Franklin released several incredible albums which includes: Amazing Grace, I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You, Jump to It, Aretha, and many more. She was known for such hits as “Respect,” “Freeway of Love” and “I Say a Little Prayer.