Aretha Franklin Celebrity Watchlist

Birth Name: Aretha Louise Franklin

Birth Place: Memphis, TN

Birthday: March 25, 1942, Aries

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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Highlights: Get Your Girl Aretha...
Clip: Aretha Franklin attempts to start her own line of food while biting Patti Labelle s pie swag. Season 7 (02/01/2016)
Aretha Reaching Out to the Motown Family
01:38 — Singer Aretha Franklin shares how she personally will be helping the city of Flint during their contaminated water crisis.
Aretha Franklin Donates Housing, Food to Flint Residents
07:15 — Queen of Soul and Michigan native, Aretha Franklin, is donating rooms and meals to the residents of Flint, Michigan during the contaminated water cris (more…)

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Wed Feb 17 10:00pm
The Blues Brothers VH1

Two soul-singing brothers are sent on a "mission from God" to raise $5000 to save a Chicago orphanage. On their fund-raising tour de force, they encounter a multitude of mishaps and mayhem.

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Thu Feb 18 1:00pm
The Blues Brothers VH1

Two soul-singing brothers are sent on a "mission from God" to raise $5000 to save a Chicago orphanage. On their fund-raising tour de force, they encounter a multitude of mishaps and mayhem.

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  • Birth Name: Aretha Louise Franklin
  • Birth Place: Memphis, TN
  • Birthday: March 25, 1942, Aries
  • Profession: Singer, Songwriter