Family, friends and the fans celebrate the life of the great late Aretha Franklin in her hometown Detroit’s Greater Grace Temple on Friday.
It was a star-studded occasion with Former President Bill Clinton, Rev. Al Sharpton, Rev. Jesse Jackson, T.D. Jakes & more pay their respects to the Queen of Soul. Watch Ariana Grande, Faith Hill, the Clark Sisters, Chaka Khan, Fantasia Barrino-Taylor, Jennifer Hudson and Stevie Wonder bring the crowd to their feet with powerful performances singing Franklin’s “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman,” “I’m Going Up Yonder,” “Take My Hand, Precious Lord,” and “Amazing Grace.”
The Williams Brothers and Vanessa Bell Armstrong
Edward Franklin, Aretha’s son
Alice McAllister Tillman
Pastor Shirley Caesar and Tasha Cobbs- Leonard
Audrey DuBois Harris
Bishop Paul Morton and Yolanda Adams