Today fans and celebs took to social media to share their love for the 'Queen Of Soul' Aretha Franklin.
For well over a decade fans have been able to hear the God given voice of Aretha Franklin. From singing the blues, to saying a prayer, and teaching her male counter parts how to show some respect- Aretha Franklin has had countess hits and touched the lives of many throughout her career on and off the stage. Raised by a well known preacher in Detroit- it comes to no surprise that the singer first started singing in the church. Continuing to purse her love for music- the singer continued to share her obvious God given gifts- her beautiful distinctive voice and music with the world.
Aretha passed away today at the age of 76 years-old.
Check out some of your favorite celebs sharing their love for Aretha Franklin.
Let’s all take a moment to give thanks for the beautiful life of Aretha Franklin, the Queen of our souls, who inspired us all for many many years. She will be missed but the memory of her greatness as a musician and a fine human being will live with us forever. Love Paul pic.twitter.com/jW4Gpwfdts— Paul McCartney (@PaulMcCartney) August 16, 2018
Aretha Franklin. The Queen of Soul. The Icon. The ultimate singers' singer. The greatest singer and musician of my lifetime. The power of your voice in music and in civil rights blew open the door for me and so many others. You were my inspiration, my mentor and my friend. pic.twitter.com/YDQL2zzgdM— Mariah Carey (@MariahCarey) August 16, 2018