Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin Dies

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin Dies

World

16 August 2018, 20:15

VOA News

Musical icon Aretha Franklin, known by millions around the world as the Queen of Soul, is dead at the age of 76. The American singer -- who had been ill for a while -- was considered one of the country’s greatest musical artists. She sold millions of albums, received numerous honors and awards -- including 18 Grammys -- and was loved by generations of fans, artists and celebrities the world over. VOA’s Julie Taboh has more.