Queen Of Soul, Aretha Franklin, Dies At 76

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Aretha Franklin performs at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 19, 2017. (Photo: Theo Wargo/Getty Images for the Tribeca Film Festival)


The Queen of Soul has died.

Aretha Franklin, the first female inductee in the Rock 'N Roll Hall of Fame, passed away from advanced pancreatic cancer Thursday morning at her home in Detroit.

She was 76 years old.

In a career that spanned over 50 years, Franklin had 20 number on R&B singles.

MORE ON FRANKLIN'S CAREER HERE

ABC Entertainment Correspondent Jason Nathanson joined Colorado's Morning News on Thursday.

 
 

One of Franklin's most popular songs was "Respect."

 
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