Beyoncé Dedicates Detroit OTR II Concert To Ailing Aretha Franklin

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According to reports Beyoncé dedicated Monday night’s Detroit concert to the ailing Aretha Franklin, drawing a massive roar from the Queen of Soul’s hometown crowd. 

USAToday:  The moment came early in Beyoncé’s show with Jay-Z at Ford Field, packed with 40,000-plus.

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“We love you,” Beyonce said of Franklin, adding a thank-you for “the beautiful music.”

DJ Khaled, spinning tunes ahead of the power couple’s set, had drawn his own stadium-sized cheers when he dropped into Franklin’s “Respect.”

RELATED: Update: Aretha Franklin Is Reportedly “Gravely” Ill And Near Her Death

As the Free Press confirmed today, the 76-year-old singer is seriously ill. She is under the watch of family and doctors at her home in Detroit’s Riverfront Towers.

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