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Aretha Franklin’s estate is funding new cancer research. The late soul legend died in August 2018 at the age of 76 after a battle with a neuroendocrine tumor (NET) on the pancreas, which occurs in only seven percent of pancreatic cancer cases. Her estate has held a joint benefit with Detroit’s Women’s Informal Network to…

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It may have appeared initially that Aretha Franklin hadn’t left any documents declaring her last wishes and how she wanted her assets divided when she passed away in August 2018. But the Queen of Soul’s family is now happy to discover that she left her will in a secret place. Lawyers have now revealed they uncovered three…

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Aretha Franklin has been posthumously awarded in a major way. The “I Say A Little Prayer” hitmaker — who died last year at the age of 76 after a battle with pancreatic cancer — has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize Special Citation for her contribution to American music and culture. Franklin is also the first individual woman to…

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  Aretha Franklin was honored at a star-studded tribute concert. A hoard of A-list celebrities, including Alicia Keys and Celine Dion, took the stage to pay homage to the late Franklin — who died last year at the age of 76 after a battle with pancreatic cancer — to relive the Queen of Soul’s biggest hits in a live tribute concert. Certain…

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A gown owned by Aretha Franklin sold for $10,000 at the Hard Rock Cafe’s “Icons & Idols: Rock-N-Roll” by Julien’s Auctions in New York City. More than 30 items of clothing owned by the legendary Queen of Soul, who died from pancreatic cancer at age 76 in August, were sold by the auctioneers alongside possessions that belonged…

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Guests arrive on the red carpet for the New York Premiere of Selma presented by Paramount Pictures, Delta Air Lines, Tina Brown Live Media and Credit Suisse, held at the Ziegfeld Theatre in NYC. Picture by: Johns PKI/Splash News Aretha Franklin‘s estate is being sued by her lawyer. Gregory Reed claims he had trouble collecting what…

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