Jennifer Hudson, Ariana Grande, Bill Clinton, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Tyler Perry Attend Aretha Franklin’s Funeral in Detroit


Jennifer Hudson, Ariana Grande, Bill Clinton, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Tyler Perry Attend Aretha Franklin’s Funeral in Detroit

By Mosope Olumide

The funeral service for soul singer Aretha Franklin held Friday morning (August 31) at the Greater Grace Temple on in Detroit, Michigan

Read: A Queen Even In Death: Aretha Franklin Serves Some Sass As Fans Pay Tribute In Public Viewing

As expected, the ceremony attracted lots of dignitaries and musicians who turned up en masse to pay a final tribute to the Queen of Soul music before her internment.

Chaka Khan, Ariana Grande, Faith Hill, Jennifer Hudson were some of the many performers of the night while former United States President Bill Clinton also delivered a speech.

Reverends Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton and also Tyler Perry, Clive Davis, Smokey Robinson were some of those who spoke at the funeral.

Franklin, 76, died at her home in Detroit on August 16.

See the photos from the funeral below.

See the photos from the funeral below.

Fantasia

Jennifer Hudson

Faith Hill

Ariana Grande

Chaka Khan

Cicely Tyson

Bill Clinton

Tyler Perry

Watch some performances below.

Bill Clinton

Chaka Khan

Ariana Grande

Faith Hill

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