Aretha Franklin

35: Aretha Franklin – Powerful Women of 2013
As the Queen of Soul, this list would not be complete without Aretha Franklin. Her first moment of success came in 1960, when her first-ever single, 'Today I Sung the Blues,' was released and topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Following that success, Franklin released over 40 LPs, which bo…
Aretha Franklin – Legendary R&B Singers
With a career spanning more than 50 years, no one can deny that Aretha Franklin is legendary in music -- not even the rock-heavy publication Rolling Stone. The magazine gave her the No. 1 spot on their list of Top Singers of All Time.
Talented songstresses of today's music industry, includi…
'Almighty Fire'
Aretha Franklin had collected 10 Grammys, scored seven No. 1 albums and was crowned ‘The Queen of Soul’ before she released the ‘Almighty Fire’ LP on April 13, 1978. Today marks the 35th anniversary of the power singer’s 25th album.
Lip-Sync Drama
The controversy surrounding Beyonce's purported lip-syncing of the 'Star-Spangled Banner' at the 2013 presidential inauguration has stirred up some heated debates. One person who thought Bey "did a beautiful job" is none other than Aretha Franklin.