Category Archives: Queen Of Soul

Aretha Franklin @ The Colosseum Caesars Palace July 15,

Blogged By: De De Tillman

Source & Credit: The Colosseum at Caesars Palace

Posted: Thursday June 28, 2012 @ 10:28 p.m  PST


According to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace ,  In 2009, Aretha Franklin was named the #1 Vocalist of All Time by Rolling Stone magazine.  Her ever-distinctive, soulful, to-the-bone vocal style has graced music charts for over four decades and her ‘live’ performances have touched the hearts of tens of millions since she began her musical journey in Detroit as a singing child prodigy.

It is her rich legacy of recordings that are a testament to the power, majesty and genius of this one-of-a-kind artist of the first order. 

Aretha Franklin has earned countless international and national awards as well as accolades and global recognition on an unprecedented scale. 

She is a 2005 recipient of a Presidential Medal of Freedom honor (the U.S.A.’s highest honor), a Kennedy Center Honor, the American National Medal of the Arts Award, 18 GRAMMY® Awards including Best Female R&B Vocal Performance for eight consecutive years, a GRAMMY Legend Award, a GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award, and five American Music Awards. 

In 1987, she was the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and in 1979, she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2007, Franklin was honored at the Annual UNCF Evening of Stars and was presented with UNCF’s Award of Excellence. 

She was named 2008 MusiCares® Person of the Year by the Recording Academy and she was presented with the prestigious NAACP Vanguard Award.  In 2010, she was inducted into the Apollo Legends Hall of Fame at the Apollo Theater.  In April 2012, Franklin received the TV Land Music Icon Award.


Sunday, July 15, 2012
Showtime: 7:30PM
The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
*$49.50, $79.50, $99.50 and $155.00*

Aretha Franklin “Undisputed Queen Of Soul” To Perform In Detroit

Blogged By: De De Tillman

Source: The Detroit News

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Posted: Friday June 15, 2012 @7:07 p.m PST


According to The Detroit News, ” The Undisputed Queen Of Soul” Aretha Franklin will be at  The Fox Theatre in Detroit, Michigan. Friday, June 22 8:00 p.m

Fox Theatre
2211 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 471-6611

Aretha Franklin Turns 70, Happy Birthday Queen Of Soul

Blogged By: De De Tillman

Source:  AP –  Nekesa Mumbi Moody – De De Tillman

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Posted: Sunday March 25, 2012 @ 12:57 a.m PST

HAPPY 70th BIRTHDAY 3/25/12

Queen Of Soul Aretha Franklin turns 70 years young today March 25, 2012. She was born March 25,  1942.

I have re-signed with Clive Davis, so I’m recording with Clive again,” said Franklin of the music mogul, who is associated with Sony Music Entertainment.

Franklin said that after Davis’ birthday next month, “we’re going to sit together and decide what it is we’re going to record.”

“Happy Birthday To My Beautiful, Talented Cousin Aretha Franklin “Queen Of Soul”  – De De Tillman