Fans and celebrities alike are paying homage to Franklin in hopes she will regain her strength despite the odds.
Franklin's music is at the center of an annual tribute to soul music called "Dancin' in the Street, Motown and More". The report mentions the possibility of numerous famous artists who wrote songs for Franklin or had their songs covered by Franklin performing, including Stevie Wonder, Paul McCartney, Paul Simon, Elton John and more.
The Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin is reportedly "gravelly ill", according to Showbiz411.
An 18-time Grammy victor, numerous reports about Franklin's health in the past months have had her either seriously ill or completely fine. "I'll have more details as I'm allowed to release". Franklin, 76, underwent a procedure to remove a tumour in 2010 but denied media reports that it was pancreatic cancer. Her last live performance came on November 2nd, 2017 for the Elton John AIDS Foundation in NY; her last full concert performance was at Philadelphia's Mann Center in August 2017.
The Associated Press reported Tuesday that Franklin was "seriously ill", according to a source.
"It is an honor to be in a position to even attempt to portray her in the show". Earlier today TMZ reported that "doctors have informed Aretha's family today (Monday) is the day 'Aretha will pass'".
The last time she performed in Detroit was June of previous year, during a special concert tribute to her. I'll be pretty much satisfied, but I'm not going to go anywhere and just sit down and do nothing. She spread some more love for Aretha specifically. 18 Grammys and the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.