Aretha Franklin Funeral – J.Hud, Stevie Wonder, Fantasia, Chaka Khan, Yolanda Adams, Ron Isley To Perform
Aretha Franklin’s home going service will be filled with impressive A-list artists who will pay homage to the late singer with musical performances. According to reports, Stevie Wonder, Faith Hill, Jennifer Hudson, Fantasia, Shirley Caesar, Ron Isley, Chaka Khan, Yolanda Adams, Jennifer Holliday and Franklin’s son, Edward Franklin will perform.
Gospel artists including Marvin Sapp, the Clark Sisters and Vanessa Bell Armstrong will also perform, along with the Aretha Franklin Orchestra and the Aretha Franklin Celebration Choir and more.
The service will be held on August 31st, at Greater Grace Temple. A public viewing will be held at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, along with a public concert at Chene Park amphitheater.
Franklin died of pancreatic cancer last week at age 76.