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Aretha Franklin, The Queen Of Soul, Has Died At 76

Performing at Radio City Music hall for the Tribeca Festival in 2017 (Invision/AP/Shutterstock)


Aretha Franklin in 1967 (Kent / Mediapunch/Shutterstock)


Franklin in 1968 (Roger Bamber / Associated Newspapers /Shutterstock)



Jesse Jackson, Betty Shabazz, Tom Todd, Aretha Franklin, Miriam Makeba, Louis Stokes Rev. Jesse Jackson speaks to reporters at the Operation PUSH Soul Picnic at the 142nd Street Armory in New York, . Left to right are: Betty Shabazz, widow of Malcolm X; Jackson; Tom Todd, vice president of PUSH; Aretha Franklin; Miriam Makeba and Louis Stokes, rear right. PUSH stands for People United to Save Humanity <br>(Jim Wells/AP/Shutterstock)


In 1982 (Lynne McAfee/Shutterstock)


With John Belushi and Dan Ackroyd in 'The Blues Brothers' (Universal/Kobal/Shutterstock)



Stevie Wonder, Franklin, MIchael Jackson, and Diana Ross perform at President Clinton's inaugural gala in 1993 (Mark Reinstein/Shutterstock)


Performing at President Obama's inauguration in 2009 (Ron Edmonds/AP/Shutterstock)


At the Grammys in 1997 (KATHY WILLENS/AP/Shutterstock)


With Clive Davis in 2013 (Gregory Pace/BEI/Shutterstock)


At the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., in 2015 (Angela Pham/BFA.com/Shutterstock)


At the Harvard University commencement in 2014; Mayor Michael Bloomberg is to the right (Steven Senne/AP/Shutterstock)



The Rev. Jesse Jackson and Franklin at a Washington Wizards game in 2011 (AP/Shutterstock)


Performing at the Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting (Peter Foley / EPA/Shutterstock)


Mayor Bill de Blasio, the Rev. Al Sharpton, and Franklin at Sharpton's birthday in 2014 (Donald Traill/Invision/AP/Shutterstock)


Performing at the Elton John AIDS Foundation Gala in 2017, at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York (Invision/AP/Shutterstock)