"Thus‚ we join in saying a little prayer for Mama Franklin‚ that her soul may rest in the same proud soul that her soul music gave to humanity in general". Then her funeral will be held at Greater Grace Temple.
The 18-time Grammy award victor cemented her place in USA music history with a powerful, bell-clear voice that stretched over four octaves.
Teyana Taylor blasts Jeremih, kicks him off tour
On Wednesday (Aug. 15), Taylor announced that she was done with the tour after being "extremely mistreated" by her tourmate. She also claimed that even though she was the supporting act, people really showed up just to see her.
"We have lost the matriarch and rock of our family". Fans have been paying their respect by leaving balloons and flowers outside the church.
Also, Barack Obama on Thursday in a statement praised "Queen of Soul" for her "unmatched musicianship" which he said "helped define the American experience". A 1986 duet with George Michael, "I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)", hit number one in several countries. The singer is now in her native Detroit surrounded by family and friends.
The same farewell was given to civil rights icon Rosa Parks in 2005.
In 2010, she suffered serious health problems, but continued to perform until late a year ago, singing last in November 2017 for the Elton John AIDS Foundation in NY.
According to Fox News and WTNH News 8 , the number of overdoses had risen to more than 70 by Wednesday evening. Officials say most of the overdoses happened on the New Haven Green throughout the day Wednesday.
A Rolling Stone reviewer said Franklin "sings like never before on record" on that live album. "Salute to the Queen". Aretha Franklin was born on March 25, 1942, in Memphis Tennesse to C.L Franklin and Barbara Siggers Franklin.
Moscow was working on retaliatory measures, added Ryabkov, saying the Russian leadership would decide whether to hit back. Such commentaries are not statements on official positions, but can be read as a reflection of government thinking.
Up next for Kvitova is either No.15 seed Elise Mertens or US Open champion Sloane Stephens for a spot in the semifinals. Analyzing the match overall, Kvitova added: 'I think that in the beginning, she didn't really feel the rhythm probably.
The city's governing District of Columbia Council was critical of the plan when announced, voicing its displeasure on Twitter . Reports emerged earlier Thursday that the cost of the parade went over budget by $80 million, an unnamed official told CNBC .
Verizon Launching Residential 5G in 4 U.S. Cities This Year
Its Oath subsidiary houses more than 50 media and technology brands that engage about 1 billion people around the world. Partnering with Apple and Google as its video providers could help the carrier compete against rival pay TV providers.
Provincial state of emergency declared over B.C. wildfires
The federal government offered approximately 200 troops to be sent in mop-up operations to contain the spread of the fires. Farnworth declared the emergency based on recommendations from the BC Wildfire Service and emergency management officials.
Ebola death toll in DR Congo at 41, new drug in use
The treatment is "the first therapeutic drug against the virus to be used in an active Ebola epidemic in the DRC", it said. Ebola causes serious illness including vomiting, diarrhea and in some cases internal and external bleeding.
Anger grows in Italy as bridge toll hits 39
Aerial footage showed more than 200 metres of the viaduct, known locally as the Morandi bridge, completely destroyed. The Genoa Public Prosecutor's Office blamed "human error" for the collapse that killed 39 people and injured 24 .