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Aretha Franklin To Join President Obama At Labor Day Event

President Barack Obama and the Queen of Soul will share a stage at a free event in Detroit on Labor Day.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/01/2011

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Aretha Franklin Criticizes Songwriter Over Lawsuit

Aretha Franklin says she’s “extremely disappointed” over a lawsuit filed by her longtime songwriting partner over song royalties from her latest CD and copyright infringement.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/03/2011

Darlene Love, Wanda Jackson and Cyndi Lauper at the Women Who Rock exhibit opening. (credit: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum/Janet Macoska)

Hall Of Fame, Museum Honor ‘Women Who Rock’

Now open at The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is ground-breaking and provocative new exhibit that illustrates the important roles women have played in rock and roll.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/18/2011

Aretha Franklin Returns To Detroit

Aretha Franklin is scheduled to perform at DTE Energy Music Theatre on Thursday, August 25. Tickets go on sale Monday, May 2 at 10 am!

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/27/2011

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Aretha Franklin Celebrates Birthday With Song

Aretha Franklin celebrated her 69th birthday Friday night and gave a rousing performance at a party in her honor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2011

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Aretha Franklin Says She’s Lost 85 Pounds

The legendary singer said she’s been trying to shed pounds ever since looking at pictures of herself and deciding she was “entirely too fat.”

03/02/2011

Queen Of Soul Meets In Birmingham With Wendy Williams

Wendy Williams interviewed the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin on Friday at the Townsend Hotel in Birmingham.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/28/2011

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 13: Eminem (R) and Dr. Dre perform onstage during The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards held at Staples Center on February 13, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Metro Detroit Represented At Grammy Awards

The awards show opens with a tribute to Aretha Franklin; Eminem takes home two trophies; and a U of M professor wins two awards.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2011

Aretha Franklin Takes In Pistons Game

Looking thinner and in good spirits Aretha Franklin made what is believed to be her first public appearence since undergoing surgery for an undisclosed condition in December.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2011

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Stoney And Bill’s Mt. Rushmore: Michigan Music Edition

From left to right: Bob Seger, Aretha Franklin, Eminem and Kid Rock as voted by the listener’s.

97.1 The Ticket–01/14/2011

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