Before the star-studded funeral takes place on Friday, a tribute concert in honor of the late Aretha Franklin has been announced and will be streamed on TV One.
More than 30 performers, including Kurt Carr, Raheem DeVaughn, Tasha Page-Lockhart, Gladys Knight, Johnny Gill, Regina Belle and more are expected to take the stage at Chene Park Detroit Amphitheatre.
A People’s Tribute To The Queen kicks off at 6/5 C on TV One!
Other singers slated to perform are:
Dee Dee Bridgewater
Minister Louis Farrakhan
The Four Tops
Dr. Bobby Jones
Per Click On Detroit, all performers are scheduled to take the stage to sing her cover of “Respect” as the finale.
Franklin died August 16 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 76. Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Hudson, Yolanda Adams and Jennifer Holliday are just some of the singers slated to perform at the Queen of Soul’s funeral, Friday, August 31.
Fans Say Goodbye To Aretha Franklin: Photos And Video From The Queen Of Soul’s Public Viewing
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Aerial view shows line stretching around the block with fans and mourners waiting to pay their final respects to legendary singer Aretha Franklin, as her body lies in state at the Charles Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit. https://t.co/Q2P8ldK04p pic.twitter.com/8AsBRYL7u7— ABC News (@ABC) August 28, 2018
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It is 3 a.m. and people are already lined up outside of the Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History in Midtown Detroit to see the body of Aretha Franklin. I guess that includes me. But I’m a journalist. I don’t clock in, I don’t clock out. pic.twitter.com/FYnjPFJEbR— Detroit Griot (@JustCallmeBHunt) August 28, 2018
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The body of #ArethaFranklin arrived at the Charles H. Wright Museum in #Detroit this morning in this 1936 LaSalle from Swanson Funeral Home for the first day of public visitation. @freep pic.twitter.com/XPnpkVkMD7— Kristen Shamus (@KristenShamus) August 28, 2018
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