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Drake overtakes Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder's records, earns 21st No 1 hit on Billboard chart
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Drake overtakes Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder's records, earns 21st No 1 hit on Billboard chart

Drake’s 'Laugh Now Cry Later' has become the 21st No 1 hit on Billboard’s R&B/Hip-Hop songs chart.

Beyoncé drops surprise single Black Parade on Juneteenth, asks fans to sign petition demanding justice for George Floyd
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Beyoncé drops surprise single Black Parade on Juneteenth, asks fans to sign petition demanding justice for George Floyd

Beyoncé also joined the call for charges against the officers involved in the killing of Breonna Taylor, who was gunned down in March by officers who burst into her Kentucky home.

Aretha Franklin's solo version of Never Gonna Break My Faith released in wake of George Floyd protests
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Aretha Franklin's solo version of Never Gonna Break My Faith released in wake of George Floyd protests

Aretha Franklin’s riveting and powerful collaboration with Mary J Blige has arrived on Juneteenth

Switzerland and bucolic musings: Exploring the country’s cultural and traditional multiplicity through its small towns
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Switzerland and bucolic musings: Exploring the country’s cultural and traditional multiplicity through its small towns

A great way to soak in Switzerland's diversity would be to visit some of the idyllic small towns which offer a window into the culture, art, cuisine and traditions of Switzerland.

Aretha Franklin becomes first individual woman to receive posthumous Pulitzer Prize Special Citation
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Aretha Franklin becomes first individual woman to receive posthumous Pulitzer Prize Special Citation

Aretha Franklin died on 16 August at her home in Detroit from pancreatic cancer at age 76.

Amazing Grace trailer: Aretha Franklin's concert documentary to release on 5 April
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Amazing Grace trailer: Aretha Franklin's concert documentary to release on 5 April

Aretha Franklin's estate previously said that Amazing Grace was an important part of the singer's legacy.

Aretha Franklin, Count Basie, Booker T to be inducted into Blues Hall of Fame on 8 May
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Aretha Franklin, Count Basie, Booker T to be inducted into Blues Hall of Fame on 8 May

Aretha Franklin, Count Basie and Booker T and the MGs will be inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame as part of the 40th class this year.

Grammys 2019 highlights: Dolly Parton joins Miley Cyrus in tribute performance; BTS presents award to H.E.R
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Grammys 2019 highlights: Dolly Parton joins Miley Cyrus in tribute performance; BTS presents award to H.E.R

Michelle Obama made a surprise appearance to help open the Grammys 2019 with host Alicia Keys

Taylor Swift becomes most decorated female artist in AMA history, urges fans to vote in acceptance speech
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Taylor Swift becomes most decorated female artist in AMA history, urges fans to vote in acceptance speech

Taylor Swift won four honors including artist of the year at American Music Awards 2018

Aretha Franklin's family criticises Atlanta pastor, calls eulogy at funeral 'offensive', 'distasteful'
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Aretha Franklin's family criticises Atlanta pastor, calls eulogy at funeral 'offensive', 'distasteful'

Aretha Franklin's eulogist, the Rev. Jasper Williams Jr., was criticized for a political address that described children being in a home without a father as "abortion after birth" and said black lives do not matter unless blacks stop killing each other.

Bishop at Aretha Franklin funeral apologises to Ariana Grande for how he touched her on stage
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Bishop at Aretha Franklin funeral apologises to Ariana Grande for how he touched her on stage

Bishop Charles H. Ellis III led Franklin's funeral and awkwardly greeted Ariana Grande on stage after she performed (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman

Madonna responds to VMAs backlash: Didn't intend to do a tribute to Aretha Franklin
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Madonna responds to VMAs backlash: Didn't intend to do a tribute to Aretha Franklin

Before presenting the Video of the Year Award, Madonna gave a five-minute long speech to honour the late Aretha Franklin.

MTV Video Music Awards 2018: Twitterati brand Madonna's tribute to Aretha Franklin 'disrespectful'
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MTV Video Music Awards 2018: Twitterati brand Madonna's tribute to Aretha Franklin 'disrespectful'

Madonna was set to pay tribute to the 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin at the MTV Video Music Awards, but according to Twitterati, the speech seemed to be all about herself

Aretha Franklin biopic moving forward, confirms producer Harvey Mason Jr, Jennifer Hudson may play lead
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Aretha Franklin biopic moving forward, confirms producer Harvey Mason Jr, Jennifer Hudson may play lead

The news of a biopic on Aretha Franklin has been speculated for years and earlier, even Halle Berry was named to play the Queen of Soul.

Lady Gaga, Oprah Winfrey, Hugh Jackman offer condolences to Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin
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Lady Gaga, Oprah Winfrey, Hugh Jackman offer condolences to Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin

Legendary singer Aretha Franklin passed away aged 76 after battling advance pancreatic cancer on 16 August

The Aretha Franklin playlist: From I Say A Little Prayer to Freeway of Love, celebrating her vocal prowess
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The Aretha Franklin playlist: From I Say A Little Prayer to Freeway of Love, celebrating her vocal prowess

Even when it came to the songs of artists that she covered, Aretha Franklin managed to make them her own, setting them apart from the original versions

Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul famous for iconic anthem 'Respect', passes away aged 76
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Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul famous for iconic anthem 'Respect', passes away aged 76

Aretha Franklin died on Thursday in Detroit where familiy and friends had gathered during her final days, her publicist told US media.