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Stars line up to honor Aretha at Grammys

Stars line up to honor Aretha at Grammys

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Hudson and Martina McBride are to perform a tribute to Aretha Franklin at the upcoming Grammy Awards show in Los Angeles.
Aretha says her health is 'superb'

Aretha says her health is 'superb'

NEW YORK, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- U.S. music icon Aretha Franklin, who reportedly has been treated for pancreatic cancer, says her health is now superb.
Aretha says health issue has been resolved

Aretha says health issue has been resolved

DETROIT, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- U.S. soul singer Aretha Franklin says the undisclosed health issue she was dealing with in recent months has been resolved.
Report: Aretha death rumors not true

Report: Aretha death rumors not true

DETROIT, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Rumors claiming ailing music icon Aretha Franklin has died are untrue, a source close to the singer told the Detroit Free Press.
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Aretha home from hospital after surgery

Aretha home from hospital after surgery

DETROIT, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- U.S. singer Aretha Franklin, home from the hospital after undergoing surgery nearly two weeks ago, says her "family and friends are taking great care of me."
Cousin: Aretha is doing 'really good'

Cousin: Aretha is doing 'really good'

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Aretha Franklin's cousin told the Detroit Free Press the ailing songstress is "doing really, really good."
Report: Aretha has pancreatic cancer

Report: Aretha has pancreatic cancer

DETROIT, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- U.S. singer Aretha Franklin, long revered as the Queen of Soul, has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, WXYZ-TV, Detroit, reported Wednesday.
Publicist: Aretha's surgery successful

Publicist: Aretha's surgery successful

DETROIT, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Aretha Franklin's publicist says the U.S. singer underwent a highly successful operation for an undisclosed illness Thursday, E! News reported.
Aretha Franklin to hold holiday concert

Aretha Franklin to hold holiday concert

DETROIT, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Aretha Franklin's annual free holiday gospel concert in Detroit will be held even though she has canceled performances for six months, friends say.
Ailing Aretha Franklin cancels concerts

Ailing Aretha Franklin cancels concerts

DETROIT, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Aretha Franklin's publicist says the Detroit recording star is canceling all personal appearances for the next six months due to doctor's orders.
Aretha Franklin discharged from hospital

Aretha Franklin discharged from hospital

DETROIT, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Singer Aretha Franklin has been released from Michigan's Sinai Grace Hospital following a brief stay, her representatives said Tuesday.
Aretha Franklin's son beaten

Aretha Franklin's son beaten

DETROIT, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- A son of America's Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, was attacked and severely beaten at a Detroit gas station, police said Tuesday.
Aretha Franklin sees Halle Berry in biopic

Aretha Franklin sees Halle Berry in biopic

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Aretha Franklin, the "Queen of Soul," believes Halle Berry would be a good choice for a movie based on her autobiography, "From These Roots."
Streisand tabbed for MusiCares award

Streisand tabbed for MusiCares award

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Barbra Streisand will get a major award during Grammy week next year, Entertainment Tonight reports.
Aretha Franklin fractures ribs

Aretha Franklin fractures ribs

NEW YORK, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Aretha Franklin's publicist says the music icon has had to scrap a pair of New York concerts after fracturing ribs this week.
Aretha and Condoleezza duet in Philly

Aretha and Condoleezza duet in Philly

PHILADELPHIA, July 28 (UPI) -- Soul singer Aretha Franklin and former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice performed together at an event Tuesday to raise money for music education.
Tucker to accept award on MJ's behalf

Tucker to accept award on MJ's behalf

NEW YORK, June 14 (UPI) -- Comic actor Chris Tucker is expected to accept an award on the late Michael Jackson's behalf at the Apollo Theater's annual spring benefit concert in New York.
Siobhan Magnus booted from 'Idol'

Siobhan Magnus booted from 'Idol'

LOS ANGELES, April 28 (UPI) -- Siobhan Magnus was voted off of "American Idol" in Los Angeles Wednesday night.
More stars line up for NYC tree lighting

More stars line up for NYC tree lighting

NEW YORK, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Jo Dee Messina, Rod Stewart, Rob Thomas and The Muppets have joined the celebrity lineup for this week's tree-lighting in Rockefeller Center, NBC said.
Detroit honors Motown's 50th anniversary

Detroit honors Motown's 50th anniversary

DETROIT, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Record producer Berry Gordy said at a Detroit gala in honor of the 50th anniversary of Motown his record label was full of "love and competition."
Buble, Franklin set for N.Y. tree lighting

Buble, Franklin set for N.Y. tree lighting

NEW YORK, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Michael Buble, Aretha Franklin and Barry Manilow have been booked to perform on the 12th annual "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" TV special, NBC said.

Franklin to celebrate birthday in Detroit

DETROIT, March 21 (UPI) -- Singer Aretha Franklin will be celebrating her 67th birthday a little early at a jazz locale in Detroit, the site's owner says.
Copies of Aretha's hat in high demand

Copies of Aretha's hat in high demand

DETROIT, March 14 (UPI) -- More than 5,000 people from around the world have ordered replicas of the hat singer Aretha Franklin wore to U.S. President Barack Obama's inauguration.
Smithsonian eyes Franklin inauguration hat

Smithsonian eyes Franklin inauguration hat

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Singer Aretha Franklin says she is considering a request from Washington's Smithsonian Institution for the hat she wore to the recent presidential inauguration.
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