Aretha Franklin

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.”


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


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

Aretha Franklin Home From Hospital

The Queen of Soul is out of the hospital. Singer Aretha Franklin, widely reported to be battling pancreatic cancer, was released Sunday. Neither the 68-year-old singer or her publicist are saying why she was hospitalized, […]


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Aretha Franklin Home From Hospital

Following surgey for an undisclosed ailment, Detroit songstress Aretha Franklin is back at home in time for the holidays.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2010


Aretha Franklin ‘Doing Better’

A new report says the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin is suffering from pancreatic cancer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/09/2010