The statement said "Franklin's official cause of death was due to advance pancreatic cancer of the neuroendocrine type, which was confirmed by Franklin's oncologist, Dr. Philip Phillips of Karmanos Cancer Institute" in Detroit. Beyoncé dedicated her August 13 Detroit concert with Jay-Z to the soul legend.
Franklin had a history of health problems over the years. In 2017, she announced her retirement from touring, though said she'd continue to work on music.
In 2014, she released an album of covers from across the soul spectrum - not just Prince's "Nothing Compares 2 U", but also Adele's "Rolling in the Deep". Although she's had many, many more, here are a collection of her most iconic moments.
Lou Adams, 77, who had seen Franklin perform at the Apollo, said she was one of the greats.
Franklin was born March 25, 1942, in Memphis, Tennessee.
Carpenter said Franklin, a lifelong Baptist whose mother and sisters were gospel singers, continued to represent her church roots on stage and on some of her secular albums for decades after that, and influenced artists in genres stretching from R&B to country.
Sir Elton added, on Instagram: 'Her voice was unique, her piano playing underrated - she was one of my favourite pianists. She started performing in front of her father's congregation and as part of a traveling revival show.
Family sources tell TMZ they have struggled this week, as news broke Aretha was in her final days of life.
The 18-time Grammy award victor inspired multiple singers during her five-decade career from pop diva Mariah Carey and the late Whitney Houston, to Alicia Keys, Beyonce, Mary J. Blige and the late Amy Winehouse.
Franklin's career hit a commercial slump in the late 1970s. Franklin had been singing and recording for 10 years and was ready to make her statement.
After the game, Giants head coach Pat Shurmur made it clear that Beckham playing on Thursday night was never a realistic option. Meanwhile, Cleveland could also give a bit of burn to cornerback Denzel Ward, who they took with the No. 4 overall pick.
Motorola's high-end smartphone for the year, the Moto Z3 is finally here and just like last time, it will be a Verizon exclusive. Google , which had a greater ambition for modular phones and LG, which tried modular phones once, have both given up on the idea.
On Saturday, marchers in Charlottesville held peaceful demonstrations and people laid flowers on a makeshift memorial to Heyer . Charlottesville and state leaders are weighing in on how the August 11 and 12 anniversary weekend panned out in the city.
The league ruled its players must either stand during the anthem or stay in the locker room until the song's conclusion. The Palm Beach Country Police Benevolent Association posted the same message on its Facebook page.
The DPAA has what it calls family reference samples, including DNA, for more than 90 percent of the missing servicemembers. The North Korea flag flutters next to concertina wire at the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia March 9, 2017.
Discussing the differences between their views, she said: " One , I want to see this nation united as opposed to divided". Trump was obsessed with leaks to the news media and repeatedly demanded that McGahn draft the agreement, the aides said.
The accusations are among a long list of scandalous claims contained in her new book Unhinged , set to come out on August 14. A weekly recap of the top political stories from The Globe, sent right to your email.
Erdoğan: We challenge your dollar operations
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Tottenham boss Pochettino happy to keep Alderweireld
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Public housing nationwide goes smoke-free on Tuesday
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Flooding, wind damage possible as storms sweep through NC
Wind will continue to crank up from the southeast at 15-20 miles per hour by the afternoon gusting higher than that at points. Prince William fire and rescue officials reported nine people were rescued from flood waters on Saturday .