Aretha Franklin (March 25, 1942 - August 16, 2018) was a Memphis, Tennessee born and Detroit, Michigan reared American iconic gospel, soul, and R&B singer, songwriter and pianist. Many have called her "The Queen Of Soul" and "Lady Soul". She is renowned for her soul and R&B recordings (on many, of which, she accompanied herself on keyboards and piano, a skill she learned at an early age, learning to play by ear, according to lifetime friend Smokey Robinson) but was also adept at jazz, rock, blues, pop, and gospel.


Top Tracks & Singles

Most popular single tracks by Aretha Franklin.


Concerts Tickets

Aretha Franklin Upcoming Concerts & Tickets

Wednesday
6/19/2019
7:30 PM
Kenny G Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre
Detroit, MI
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Wednesday
6/26/2019
7:30 PM
Black Violin Duo Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre
Detroit, MI
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Wednesday
7/3/2019
7:30 PM
Loose Ends & Rahsaan Patterson Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre
Detroit, MI
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CA
Friday
7/5/2019
San Francisco Symphony: Edwin Outwater - American Voices: A Tribute to Aretha Franklin Nat King Cole and More
Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco
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MI
Friday
7/5/2019
Snoop Dogg Warren G & Bone Thugs N Harmony
Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre, Detroit
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CA
Saturday
7/6/2019
San Francisco Symphony: Edwin Outwater - American Voices: A Tribute to Aretha Franklin Nat King Cole and More
Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco
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Saturday
7/6/2019
8:00 PM
Denita Asberry - Aretha Franklin Tribute Conner Prairie Amphitheatre
Fishers, IN
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Saturday
7/6/2019
8:00 PM
Tank & Lyfe Jennings Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre
Detroit, MI
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MI
Wednesday
7/10/2019
Superstars of Jazz Fusion: Roy Ayers Miki Howard & Lonnie Liston Smith
Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre, Detroit
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Friday
7/12/2019
7:30 PM
Utah Symphony: Lucas Waldin - Tribute to Aretha Franklin Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater
Park City, UT
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Top Albums

Most popular albums released by Aretha Franklin.


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