Aretha Franklin

  • Celebrity
  • Birth Name: Aretha Louise Franklin
  • Birth Place: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
  • Profession: Singer, Songwriter

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Candice Glover and Ryan Seacrest

Why American Idol Champ Never Quit: I Couldn't Stay Away

Third time's the charm for American Idol's Season 12 champ.Candice Glover's victory on the reality singing competition show Thursday night comes after two major setbacks. She had previously auditioned in Season 9 and 11 and even made it to the Hollyw… Read more

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TSoul: "Ain't No Way"
03:27 — TSoul shoots for the finals with his rendition of Aretha Franklin's "Ain't No Way" in the semi-final performances.
Team Alicia: "(You Make Me Feel Like) a Natural Woman"
03:10 — Alicia joins Chris Blue, Stephanie Rice and Vanessa Ferguson for a performance of "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" by Aretha Franklin.
Celebrities Honor Legendary Producer Clive Davis at Tribeca Film Festival
00:52 — The man who launched the careers of Jennifer Hudson, Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin, Alicia Keys, and Earth Wind and Fire was honored in New York Ci (more…)
Seth's Favorite Jokes of the Week: Anti-Muslim Trump, Schwarzenegger a Vegetarian
01:18 — Seth's favorite monologue jokes from the week of Dec 7, 2015.

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Phil Ramone
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Mariah Carey
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Mariah Carey may be sitting at the American Idol judges table next season. The Grammy-winning artist…

Aretha Franklin
Report: Aretha Franklin Wants to Judge American Idol

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The Thick of It
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