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“American Idol” producers are scrambling to bring what was once FOX’s highest rated program back to its glory days. According to TMZ, last week’s ratings…

It’s Aretha Franklin’s birthday. She’s got a party in New York tonight, and then two dates in the tri-state area. She is still the Queen…

  http://www.blackamericaweb.com/entertainment/music/royal-engagement When a queen is in residence, it’s a significant occasion. When it’s Aretha Franklin, it’s a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The Queen of Soul heads to the nation’s capital this weekend for a concert at DAR Constitution Hall this Saturday, November 17 at 7:30 p.m. Franklin sang most recently at boxing trainer and Detroit native […]

Aretha Franklin’s concert dates for New York and New Jersey, which were recently rescheduled due to Hurricane Sandy and its aftermath...

Aretha Franklin is getting ready to flex her diva skills at the Detroit Tigers game five of the World Series after they sweep the New York Yankees, to win the American League championship.

Maybe now we finally know why Aretha Franklin has been insisting on having Halle Berry portray her in her upcoming biopic.

The queen of soul is taking her place in the GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame. Aretha Franklin is one of six people who’ll be inducted into the Hall on Aug. 14 in Hendersonville, Tenn. She’ll be joined by bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs, family group The Hoppers, contemporary Christian singer Dallas Holm, the late TV […]

(photo:sfgate.com)   Aretha Franklin has fired off an email to Kathie Lee Gifford after she questioned the star’s suitability as a judge on “American Idol.” The Queen of Soul has been vocal about her desire to replace one of the departing judges, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler, on the popular TV talent competition as producers […]

A week ago, Britain celebrated its Queen as she enjoyed her Golden Jubilee of 60 years on the throne. You can celebrate America’s Queen of Soul and her 50 plus decades on the throne of American soul music by coming out to see Aretha Franklin in concert this summer. The 70-year-old Franklin recently lost weight […]

Music legend Aretha Franklin added another prestigious award to her long list of accolades as she received an honorary doctorate from Princeton University yesterday.  Get the deets inside….. Yesterday, the Queen of Soul was one of just six people who received honorary doctorates from Princeton University. Ms. Franklin was all smiles as she accepted a […]

http://www.blackamericaweb.com/ The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, is letting it be known that she has picked what she calls a “strong contender” to play her in an upcoming biopic. The multiple Grammy Award winner is eyeing actress Audra McDonald (below), who was spotted by Franklin when she attended “Porgy and Bess” on Broadway. It was […]

Crooner Neil Sedaka recruited Alicia Keys, Aretha Franklin and Dionne Warwick to sing a special song for Clive Davis at the music mogul’s 80th birthday party this week.