Aretha Franklin’s Funeral Will Include Special Tributes From Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Hudson, Fantasia & Many More!
Aretha Franklin’s funeral is about to go down with several high profile singers lending their voices to lay The Queen of Soul to rest.
Several of The Queen of Soul’s celeb friends will pay special tribute to the late singer at her funeral which will be held on August 31st at 10am inside the Greater Grace Temple in Detroit. It’s reported the funeral will be private for only her family and friends.
Aretha’s family announced there will be 19 performers during the ceremony: Stevie Wonder, Faith Hill, Ronald Isley, Chaka Khan, Fantasia, Jennifer Hudson, Yolanda Adams, Shirley Caesar, The Clark Sisters, Jennifer Holliday, Tasha Cobbs-Leonard, Marvin Sapp, The Williams Brothers, Vanessa Bell Armstrong, Audrey DuBois Harris, Alice McAllister Tillman, Edward Franklin, the Aretha Franklin Orchestra and the Aretha Franklin Celebration Choir.
It’s not yet known if the family will decide to stream the funeral online for fans.
The “Respect” singer passed away a week ago in her home in Detriot after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 76. It has been reported Aretha did not leave a will behind and that her partner of 30 years is allegedly looking to cash in on her fortune.