Many fans around the world paid homage to the late Aretha Franklin yesterday after news of her passing broke. Fans hit the streets at her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Apollo theatre in New York and her hometown Detroit at New Bethel Baptist Church where her father was a Pastor.

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1. Soul Music Icon Aretha Franklin Dies At Age 76

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LOS ANGELES, CA – AUGUST 16: Flowers and mementos are left at a growing memorial at Aretha Franklin’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on August 16, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. The legendary soul singer passed away today in Detroit from pancreatic cancer at age 76. (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images) color image,no people,photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,music,california,city of los angeles,flower,growth,aretha franklin,human interest,fame,walk of fame,temporary memorial

2. Soul Music Icon Aretha Franklin Dies At Age 76

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LOS ANGELES, CA – AUGUST 16: Flowers and mementos are left at a growing memorial at Aretha Franklin’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on August 16, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. The legendary soul singer passed away today in Detroit from pancreatic cancer at age 76. (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images) color image,no people,photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,music,california,city of los angeles,flower,growth,aretha franklin,human interest,fame,walk of fame,temporary memorial

3. Soul Music Icon Aretha Franklin Dies At Age 76

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NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 16: Passersby pay their respects to Aretha Franklin at the Apollo Theater on August 16, 2018 in New York City. Franklin passed away on August 16, 2018 at the age of 76. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images) no people,photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,topix,bestof,new york city,music,respect,aretha franklin,apollo theater – new york,human interest,paying

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Late at night people still pay their respect to Aretha Franklin by spending a moment by her Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California, August 16, 2018. – Franklin, who was 76, influenced generations of female singers with unforgettable hits including ‘Respect’ (1967), ‘Natural Woman’ (1968) and ‘I Say a Little Prayer’ (1968). She passed away at home August 16, 2018 in Detroit from advanced pancreatic cancer. (Photo by CHRIS DELMAS / AFP) (Photo credit should read CHRIS DELMAS/AFP/Getty Images) photography,people,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,family,usa,music,singer,california,night,hollywood – california,respect,aretha franklin,fame,walk of fame,home finances,paying,finance and economy

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Late at night people still pay their respect to Aretha Franklin by spending a moment by her Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California, August 16, 2018. – Franklin, who was 76, influenced generations of female singers with unforgettable hits including ‘Respect’ (1967), ‘Natural Woman’ (1968) and ‘I Say a Little Prayer’ (1968). She passed away at home August 16, 2018 in Detroit from advanced pancreatic cancer. (Photo by CHRIS DELMAS / AFP) (Photo credit should read CHRIS DELMAS/AFP/Getty Images) vertical,photography,people,arts culture and entertainment,family,usa,music,singer,california,night,hollywood – california,respect,aretha franklin,fame,walk of fame,home finances,paying,finance and economy

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Late at night people still pay their respect to Aretha Franklin by spending a moment by her Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California, August 16, 2018. – Franklin, who was 76, influenced generations of female singers with unforgettable hits including ‘Respect’ (1967), ‘Natural Woman’ (1968) and ‘I Say a Little Prayer’ (1968). She passed away at home August 16, 2018 in Detroit from advanced pancreatic cancer. (Photo by CHRIS DELMAS / AFP) (Photo credit should read CHRIS DELMAS/AFP/Getty Images) photography,people,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,family,usa,music,singer,california,night,hollywood – california,respect,aretha franklin,fame,walk of fame,home finances,paying,finance and economy

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A rose is placed on a t-shirt at a temporary memorial set up for late singer Aretha Franklin at New Bethel Baptist Church in Detroit, Michigan, on August 16, 2018. – Aretha Franklin, the music icon, legendary singer and ‘Queen of Soul’ loved by millions whose history-making career spanned six decades, died on August 16, 2018, her longtime publicist announced. She was 76. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP) (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,music,singer,death,michigan,occupation,aretha franklin,famous place,t-shirt,publicist,temporary,love – emotion,detroit – michigan

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A visitor pays his respects at a temporary memorial set up for late singer Aretha Franklin at New Bethel Baptist Church in Detroit, Michigan, on August 16, 2018. – Aretha Franklin, the music icon, legendary singer and ‘Queen of Soul’ loved by millions whose history-making career spanned six decades, died on August 16, 2018, her longtime publicist announced. She was 76. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP) (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,music,singer,death,michigan,occupation,respect,aretha franklin,visit,famous place,publicist,temporary,love – emotion,detroit – michigan

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Visitors pay they respects at a temporary memorial set up for late singer Aretha Franklin at New Bethel Baptist Church in Detroit, Michigan, on August 16, 2018. – Aretha Franklin, the music icon, legendary singer and ‘Queen of Soul’ loved by millions whose history-making career spanned six decades, died on August 16, 2018, her longtime publicist announced. She was 76. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP) (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,music,singer,death,michigan,occupation,respect,aretha franklin,visit,famous place,publicist,temporary,love – emotion,detroit – michigan

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Lester Finley (L), LaShona Smith (C) and Lesley Finley look at a memorial set up outside of New Bethel Baptist Church following the announcement of Aretha Franklin’s passing on August 16, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. Aretha got her start singing at this church where her father, C.L. Franklin, was pastor for over 30 years. – Aretha Franklin, the music icon, legendary singer and ‘Queen of Soul’ loved by millions whose history-making career spanned six decades, died on Thursday, August 16, 2018, her longtime publicist announced. She was 76. (Photo by JEFF KOWALSKY / AFP) (Photo credit should read JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP/Getty Images) photography,people,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,music,michigan,aretha franklin,human interest,following,detroit – michigan

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The marquee on the Fox Theatre shows a photo of Aretha Franklin following the announcement of her passing on August 16, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. – Aretha Franklin, the music icon, legendary singer and ‘Queen of Soul’ loved by millions whose history-making career spanned six decades, died on Thursday, August 16, 2018, her longtime publicist announced. She was 76. (Photo by JEFF KOWALSKY / AFP) (Photo credit should read JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP/Getty Images) photography,people,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,music,performance,singer,death,michigan,occupation,aretha franklin,human interest,following,famous place,publicist,fox theatre – detroit,love – emotion,detroit – michigan

12. Soul Music Icon Aretha Franklin Dies At Age 76

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DETROIT, MI – AUGUST 16: An impromptu memorial for singer Aretha Franklin, the ‘Queen of Soul’ is shown at New Bethel Baptist Church August 16th, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. Franklin died this morning in Detroit of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images) color image,no people,photography,celebrities,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,music,singer,michigan,aretha franklin,human interest,cancer – illness,obituary,detroit – michigan

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Flowers and tributes are placed on the Star for Aretha Franklin on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California, August 16, 2018, after the music icon, legendary singer and ‘Queen of Soul’ loved by millions whose history-making career spanned six decades, died, her longtime publicist announced. – Franklin, who was 76, influenced generations of female singers with unforgettable hits including ‘Respect’ (1967), ‘Natural Woman’ (1968) and ‘I Say a Little Prayer’ (1968). She passed away at home August 16, 2018 in Detroit from advanced pancreatic cancer. (Photo by Mark RALSTON / AFP) (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,family,usa,music,singer,california,flower,death,hollywood – california,occupation,respect,aretha franklin,famous place,fame,walk of fame,publicist,temporary memorial,love – emotion

14. Soul Music Icon Aretha Franklin Dies At Age 76

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DETROIT, MI – AUGUST 16: An impromptu memorial for singer Aretha Franklin, the ‘Queen of Soul’ is shown at New Bethel Baptist Church August 16th, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. Franklin died this morning in Detroit of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images) color image,photography,celebrities,people,full length,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,music,singer,two people,michigan,aretha franklin,human interest,panoramic,cancer – illness,obituary,detroit – michigan

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Flowers and tributes are placed on the Star for Aretha Franklin on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California, August 16, 2018, after the music icon, legendary singer and ‘Queen of Soul’ loved by millions whose history-making career spanned six decades, died, her longtime publicist announced. – Franklin, who was 76, influenced generations of female singers with unforgettable hits including ‘Respect’ (1967), ‘Natural Woman’ (1968) and ‘I Say a Little Prayer’ (1968). She passed away at home August 16, 2018 in Detroit from advanced pancreatic cancer. (Photo by Mark RALSTON / AFP) (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,family,usa,music,singer,california,flower,death,hollywood – california,occupation,respect,aretha franklin,famous place,fame,walk of fame,publicist,temporary memorial,love – emotion

16. Soul Music Icon Aretha Franklin Dies At Age 76

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DETROIT, MI – AUGUST 16: A street sign in Detroit honoring singer Aretha Franklin is shown August 16th, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. The ‘Queen of Soul’ died this morning in Detroit of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76 (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images) vertical,color image,no people,photography,celebrities,arts culture and entertainment,usa,music,singer,death,street,michigan,respect,aretha franklin,human interest,road sign,obituary,detroit – michigan

17. Soul Music Icon Aretha Franklin Dies At Age 76

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NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 16: A woman exits Franklin Street Subway station while a message for Aretha Franklin is seen on the subway stairs on August 16, 2018 in New York, New York. Aretha, known as the Queen of Soul, passed away today in Detroit from pancreatic cancer at age 76. (Photo by Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images) color image,photography,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,adult,new york city,music,station,women,aretha franklin,human interest,message,leaving,steps and staircases

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Flowers and tributes are placed on the Star for Aretha Franklin on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California, August 16, 2018, after the music icon, legendary singer and ‘Queen of Soul’ loved by millions whose history-making career spanned six decades, died, her longtime publicist announced. – Franklin, who was 76, influenced generations of female singers with unforgettable hits including ‘Respect’ (1967), ‘Natural Woman’ (1968) and ‘I Say a Little Prayer’ (1968). She passed away at home August 16, 2018 in Detroit from advanced pancreatic cancer. (Photo by Mark RALSTON / AFP) (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,family,usa,music,singer,california,flower,death,hollywood – california,occupation,respect,aretha franklin,famous place,fame,walk of fame,publicist,temporary memorial,love – emotion

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Flowers and tributes are placed on the Star for Aretha Franklin on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California, August 16, 2018, after the music icon, legendary singer and ‘Queen of Soul’ loved by millions whose history-making career spanned six decades, died, her longtime publicist announced. – Franklin, who was 76, influenced generations of female singers with unforgettable hits including ‘Respect’ (1967), ‘Natural Woman’ (1968) and ‘I Say a Little Prayer’ (1968). She passed away at home August 16, 2018 in Detroit from advanced pancreatic cancer. (Photo by Mark RALSTON / AFP) (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images) vertical,photography,arts culture and entertainment,family,usa,music,singer,california,flower,death,hollywood – california,occupation,respect,aretha franklin,famous place,fame,walk of fame,publicist,temporary memorial,love – emotion

20. Soul Music Icon Aretha Franklin Dies At Age 76

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DETROIT, MI – AUGUST 16: The marquis of the Fox Theater in Detroit commemorates the passing of singer Aretha Franklin, the ‘Queen of Soul’, in Detroit this morning of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76 August 16th, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images) color image,no people,photography,celebrities,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,music,singer,death,michigan,morning,aretha franklin,human interest,cancer – illness,marquis,obituary,pancreas,detroit – michigan,pancreatic cancer

21. Soul Music Icon Aretha Franklin Dies At Age 76

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DETROIT, MI – AUGUST 16: A sign on the Fox Theater in downtown Detroit commemorates the passing of singer Aretha Franklin, the ‘Queen of Soul’, in Detroit this morning of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76 August 16th, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images) color image,no people,photography,celebrities,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,music,singer,death,michigan,morning,aretha franklin,human interest,downtown district,cancer – illness,obituary,pancreas,detroit – michigan,pancreatic cancer

22. Soul Music Icon Aretha Franklin Dies At Age 76

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DETROIT, MI – AUGUST 16: A sign on the Music Hall in Detroit commemorates the passing of singer Aretha Franklin, the ‘Queen of Soul’, in Detroit this morning of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76 August 16th, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images) color image,no people,photography,celebrities,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,music,singer,death,michigan,morning,aretha franklin,human interest,cancer – illness,vaudeville,obituary,pancreas,detroit – michigan,pancreatic cancer

23. Soul Music Icon Aretha Franklin Dies At Age 76

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HOLLYWOOD, CA – AUGUST 16: Flowers and mementos are left at a growing memorial at Aretha Franklin’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on August 16, 2018 in Hollywood, California. The legendary soul singer passed away today in Detroit from pancreatic cancer at age 76. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images) color image,no people,photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,topix,music,california,flower,growth,hollywood – california,aretha franklin,human interest,fame,walk of fame,bestpix,temporary memorial

24. Soul Music Icon Aretha Franklin Dies At Age 76

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HOLLYWOOD, CA – AUGUST 16: Flowers and mementos are left at a growing memorial at Aretha Franklin’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on August 16, 2018 in Hollywood, California. The legendary soul singer passed away today in Detroit from pancreatic cancer at age 76. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images) color image,no people,photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,music,california,flower,growth,hollywood – california,aretha franklin,human interest,fame,walk of fame,temporary memorial

25. Soul Music Icon Aretha Franklin Dies At Age 76

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HOLLYWOOD, CA – AUGUST 16: Flowers and mementos are left at a growing memorial at Aretha Franklin’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on August 16, 2018 in Hollywood, California. The legendary soul singer passed away today in Detroit from pancreatic cancer at age 76. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images) color image,no people,photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,music,california,flower,growth,hollywood – california,aretha franklin,human interest,fame,walk of fame,temporary memorial

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Flowers and tributes are placed on the Star for Aretha Franklin on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California, August 16, 2018, after the music icon, legendary singer and ‘Queen of Soul’ loved by millions whose history-making career spanned six decades, died on Thursday, August 16, 2018, her longtime publicist announced. – Franklin, who was 76, influenced generations of female singers with unforgettable hits including ‘Respect’ (1967), ‘Natural Woman’ (1968) and ‘I Say a Little Prayer’ (1968). She passed away at home in Detroit from advanced pancreatic cancer. (Photo by Mark RALSTON / AFP) (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images) photography,people,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,family,usa,music,singer,california,flower,death,hollywood – california,occupation,respect,aretha franklin,human interest,famous place,fame,walk of fame,publicist,temporary memorial,love – emotion

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Flowers and tributes are placed on the Star for Aretha Franklin on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California, August 16, 2018, following the death of music icon, legendary singer and ‘Queen of Soul’ loved by millions whose history-making career spanned six decades. – Franklin, who died at age 76 on August 16, 2018, influenced generations of female singers with unforgettable hits including ‘Respect’ (1967), ‘Natural Woman’ (1968) and ‘I Say a Little Prayer’ (1968). She passed away at home in Detroit from advanced pancreatic cancer. (Photo by Mark RALSTON / AFP) (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images) vertical,photography,people,arts culture and entertainment,family,usa,music,singer,california,flower,death,hollywood – california,occupation,respect,aretha franklin,human interest,following,famous place,fame,walk of fame,temporary memorial,love – emotion

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Flowers and tributes are placed on the Star for Aretha Franklin on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California, August 16, 2018, after the music icon, legendary singer and ‘Queen of Soul’ loved by millions whose history-making career spanned six decades, died on Thursday, August 16, 2018, her longtime publicist announced. – Franklin, who was 76, influenced generations of female singers with unforgettable hits including ‘Respect’ (1967), ‘Natural Woman’ (1968) and ‘I Say a Little Prayer’ (1968). She passed away at home in Detroit from advanced pancreatic cancer. (Photo by Mark RALSTON / AFP) (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images) photography,people,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,family,usa,music,singer,california,flower,death,hollywood – california,occupation,respect,aretha franklin,human interest,famous place,fame,walk of fame,publicist,temporary memorial,love – emotion

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Flowers and tributes are placed on the Star for Aretha Franklin on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California, August 16, 2018, following the death of the music icon, legendary singer and ‘Queen of Soul’ loved by millions whose history-making career spanned six decades. – Franklin, who died at age 76 on August 16, 2018, influenced generations of female singers with unforgettable hits including ‘Respect’ (1967), ‘Natural Woman’ (1968) and ‘I Say a Little Prayer’ (1968). She passed away at home in Detroit from advanced pancreatic cancer. (Photo by Mark RALSTON / AFP) (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images) photography,people,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,family,usa,music,singer,california,flower,death,hollywood – california,occupation,respect,aretha franklin,human interest,following,famous place,fame,walk of fame,temporary memorial,love – emotion

30. Soul Music Icon Aretha Franklin Dies At Age 76

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DETROIT, MI – AUGUST 16: Fans of singer Aretha Franklin, the ‘Queen of Soul’, gather at New Bethel Baptist Church where Franklin’s father was pastor in memory of the singer on August 16, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. Franklin died today of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images) color image,photography,people,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,music,singer,michigan,large group of people,father,aretha franklin,human interest,pastor,cancer – illness,fan – enthusiast,detroit – michigan

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The media surrounds the Star for Aretha Franklin on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California, August 16, 2018, following the death of the music icon, legendary singer and ‘Queen of Soul’ loved by millions whose history-making career spanned six decades. – Franklin, who died at age 76 on August 16, 2018, influenced generations of female singers with unforgettable hits including ‘Respect’ (1967), ‘Natural Woman’ (1968) and ‘I Say a Little Prayer’ (1968). She passed away at home in Detroit from advanced pancreatic cancer. (Photo by Mark RALSTON / AFP) (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images) photography,people,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,family,usa,music,singer,the media,california,death,hollywood – california,occupation,respect,aretha franklin,human interest,following,famous place,fame,walk of fame,love – emotion

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Flowers and tributes are placed on the Star for Aretha Franklin on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California, August 16, 2018, following the death of music icon, legendary singer and ‘Queen of Soul’ loved by millions whose history-making career spanned six decades. – Franklin, who died at age 76 on August 16, 2018, influenced generations of female singers with unforgettable hits including ‘Respect’ (1967), ‘Natural Woman’ (1968) and ‘I Say a Little Prayer’ (1968). She passed away at home in Detroit from advanced pancreatic cancer. (Photo by Mark RALSTON / AFP) (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images) photography,people,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,family,usa,music,singer,california,flower,death,hollywood – california,occupation,respect,aretha franklin,human interest,following,famous place,fame,walk of fame,temporary memorial,love – emotion

33. Soul Music Icon Aretha Franklin Dies At Age 76

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DETROIT, MI – AUGUST 16: Pictures of singer Aretha Franklin, the ‘Queen of Soul’, are shown in the History Room of New Bethel Baptist Church where her father used to be pastor on August 16, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. The singer died this morning in Detroit of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images) vertical,color image,no people,photography,arts culture and entertainment,usa,music,singer,michigan,father,aretha franklin,human interest,pastor,detroit – michigan

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Flowers and tributes are placed on the Star for Aretha Franklin on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California, August 16, 2018, following the death of music icon, legendary singer and ‘Queen of Soul’ loved by millions whose history-making career spanned six decades. – Franklin, who died at age 76 on August 16, 2018, influenced generations of female singers with unforgettable hits including ‘Respect’ (1967), ‘Natural Woman’ (1968) and ‘I Say a Little Prayer’ (1968). She passed away at home in Detroit from advanced pancreatic cancer. (Photo by Mark RALSTON / AFP) (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images) photography,people,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,family,usa,music,singer,california,flower,death,hollywood – california,occupation,respect,aretha franklin,human interest,following,famous place,fame,walk of fame,temporary memorial,love – emotion

35. Soul Music Icon Aretha Franklin Dies At Age 76

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NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 16: A view of the marquee as Aretha Franklin is remembered at the Apollo Theater on August 16, 2018 in New York City. Franklin passed away on August 16, 2018 at the age of 76. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images) vertical,photography,people,arts culture and entertainment,usa,new york city,music,large group of people,aretha franklin,apollo theater – new york,human interest

36. Soul Music Icon Aretha Franklin Dies At Age 76

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NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 16: Passersby pay their respects to Aretha Franklin at the Apollo Theater on August 16, 2018 in New York City. Franklin passed away on August 16, 2018 at the age of 76. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images) no people,photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,topix,bestof,new york city,music,respect,aretha franklin,apollo theater – new york,human interest,paying

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Flowers and tributes are placed on the Star for Aretha Franklin on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California, August 16, 2018, following the death of music icon, legendary singer and ‘Queen of Soul’ loved by millions whose history-making career spanned six decades. – Franklin, who died at age 76 on August 16, 2018, influenced generations of female singers with unforgettable hits including ‘Respect’ (1967), ‘Natural Woman’ (1968) and ‘I Say a Little Prayer’ (1968). She passed away at home in Detroit from advanced pancreatic cancer. (Photo by Mark RALSTON / AFP) (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images) photography,people,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,family,usa,music,singer,california,flower,death,hollywood – california,occupation,respect,aretha franklin,human interest,following,famous place,fame,walk of fame,temporary memorial,love – emotion

38. Aretha Franklin Live In Concert

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MERRILLVILLE, IN – MAY 1991: Singer Aretha Franklin performs at the Holiday Star Theater in Merrillville, Indiana in May 1991. (Photo By Raymond Boyd/Getty Images)’n microphone,photography,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,music,performance,singer,1990-1999,black and white,artist,jazz music,aretha franklin,singing,compact disc,pop music,gospel,r&b,soul music,indiana,stage – performance space

39. Aretha Franklin obit

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Aretha Franklin sings with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra on November 27, 1998. (William Archie/Detroit Free Press/TNS via Getty Images) vertical,photography,arts culture and entertainment,usa,music,aretha franklin,human interest,singing,detroit symphony orchestra

40. Aretha Franklin obit

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Aretha Franklin sings at a holiday concert in Detroit, Mich. at Sinai Hosptial on December 30, 1998. (John Collier/Detroit Free Press/TNS via Getty Images) photography,celebrities,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,music,concert,aretha franklin,human interest,singing,detroit – michigan

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Aretha Franklin and Jordin Sparks appear at the premiere of ‘Sparkle’ at the Emagine Royal Oak in Royal Oak, Mich., Sunday, August 5, 2012. (Kathleen Galligan/Deroit Free Press/TNS via Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,music,film premiere,aretha franklin,red carpet event,human interest,appearance,jordin sparks,sparkle – film title,premiere event

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Aretha Franklin performs at the Chicago Theatre on State Street in Chicago, Ill., May 19, 2011. (Scott Strazzante/Chicago Tribune/TNS via Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,music,performance,illinois,chicago – illinois,aretha franklin,human interest,chicago theater,state street

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Aretha Franklin performs at the inuaguration of Barack Obama as the 44th U.S. President at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, January 20, 2009. (Brian Baer/Sacramento Bee/TNS via Getty Images) vertical,photography,arts culture and entertainment,usa,music,performance,barack obama,us president,washington dc,aretha franklin,human interest,capitol building – washington dc

44. Aretha Franklin obit

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Aretha Franklin and Jessie Jackson attend the game between the Detroit Pistons and Miami Heat at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Mich., Friday, February 11, 2011. (Kirthmon F. Dozier/Detroit Free Press/TNS via Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,attending,horizontal,usa,music,aretha franklin,human interest,palace,jesse jackson sr.,detroit pistons,auburn hills,miami heat – basketball team

45. Aretha Franklin obit

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Berry Gordy hugs Aretha Franklin while Jesse Jackson and a guest looks on at the Motown 50 Golden Gala Live it Again Weekend at the Marriott in the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Mich., on Saturday, November 21, 2009. (Kimberly P. Mitchell/Detroit Free Press/TNS via Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,music,looking,track and field,aretha franklin,human interest,embracing,guest,marriott international,jesse jackson sr.,iaaf,berry gordy jr.,renaissance center,detroit – michigan,iaaf golden league golden gala

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