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The anthology series, which previously delved into the lives and works of Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso, has put its Mary Shelley plans on hold in favor of the late Queen of Soul.

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Avril Lavigne on Head Above Water, near-death experiences, and that crazy conspiracy theory

For people who witnessed Avril Lavigne’s entrance into the music world with 2002’s Let Go, it might be surprising to hear that Avril Lavigne, in 2019, listens to jazz and soul music all day every day: Billie Holiday, Aretha Franklin, Etta James, and Frank Sinatra, to name a few. Those interests...

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A high-energy Grammys show fixed one big problem, created new ones

The Recording Academy has heard the criticism. They have taken action. 2018 brought a very dude-ish Grammys ceremony and a very dumb-ish comment by Academy president Neil Portnow about how female artists had to “step up.” This year, at the 61st annual Grammy Awards, there were women, nay,...

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Women rule the night on stage at the Grammys

Dua Lipa may have gotten off the slyest shade at Sunday night’s Grammy Awards. While accepting the trophy for Best New Artist, she noted how honored she was to be nominated alongside so many incredible female artists: “I guess this year we’ve really stepped up.” She was referring to...

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Aretha Franklin to be Next Subject of NatGeo's 'Genius' Series

A roundup of news Sunday (Feb. 10) from the Television Critics Association winter meeting, where TV networks and streaming services are presenting...

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Fantasia Barrino, Yolanda Adams, & Andra Day Pay Tribute To Aretha Franklin At The Grammys!

Fantasia Barrino, Yolanda Adams, and Andra Day took the stage at the 2019 Grammys to pay tribute to Aretha Franklin on Sunday. It came directly after the In Memoriam video, which was capped with Franklin’s photo and led in perfectly to the powerful performance. Honestly, this was and always has...

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The Aretha Franklin tribute at the Grammys was short but pretty great

One song and one song only was sung in its entirety during the Aretha Franklin tribute at the 2019 Grammy Awards. But with strong voices leading the way, the performance became a major highlight of the night. Singer Andra Day, gospel star Yolanda Adams, and R&B mainstay Fantasia Barrino-Taylor...

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Grammys 2019: In Memoriam Features Mac Miller & Aretha Franklin But No XXXTentacion…

Always emotional… From Mac Miller to Aretha Franklin, the Grammys‘ yearly in memoriam was as powerful as ever tonight. And though it left out some curious names — like XXXTentacion, for example — it certainly made for an emotional moment on the night for all the viewers in the audience...

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Fantasia, Yolanda Adams and Andra Day Come Together for Moving Aretha Franklin Grammys Tribute

Three of the most recognizable voices in soul paid tribute to the greatest ever — Aretha Franklin. Fantasia Barrino-Taylor, Yolanda Adams and Andra Day banded together at Sunday evening’s Grammy Awards to recognize the late queen of soul, who died on Aug. 16 of pancreatic cancer of the...

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Grammys 2019: See Aretha Franklin’s Diva-Worthy Tribute

Yolanda Adams, Fantasia and Andra Day sang the Queen of Soul's 1967 hit "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman"

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Fantasia, Andra Day & Yolanda Adams Deliver Bittersweet, Beautiful Tribute To Aretha Franklin

Six months after the Queen of Soul passed away on Aug. 16, the Grammys honored Aretha Franklin with a spine-tingling tribute befitting her legacy.

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