Yolanda Adams, Stevie Wonder to Perform at Aretha Franklin’s Funeral

Yolanda Adams and Stevie Wonder (Credit: Deposit Photos)

Some of the biggest names in gospel, R&B and country music are set to perform at Aretha Franklin’s funeral.

Nineteen artists have agreed to offer musical tributes at the service, according to the Detroit Free Press. The list includes Stevie Wonder, Faith Hill, Ronald Isley, Chaka Khan, Fantasia, Jennifer Hudson, Yolanda Adams, Shirley Caesar, The Clark Sisters, Jennifer Holliday, Tasha Cobbs-Leonard, Marvin Sapp, The Williams Brothers, Vanessa Bell Armstrong, Audrey DuBois Harris, Alice McAllister Tillman, Edward Franklin and the  Aretha Franklin Celebration Choir.

The Queen of Soul’s funeral will take place Friday, Aug. 31 at the Greater Grace Temple in Detroit.

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It’s unclear if the entire service will be televised nationally, but the cable news networks are expected to provide some type of coverage.

The homegoing service will only be open to family and friends. Fans can attend public viewings at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History on Aug. 28 and Aug. 29.

There is also a tribute concert scheduled to take place in Chene Park Amphitheatre in Detroit on Thursday, Aug. 30, and music producer Clive Davis is planning a memorial at Madison Square Garden in New York later this year.

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Franklin died Aug. 16, at her home in Detroit after battling pancreatic cancer. She was 76.

Over the years, the music legend won 18 Grammy Awards, received a Kennedy Center Honor and performed for three presidents. She was also a devoted civil rights advocate.

“Not only did she lend her voice to the struggle, but at times and in substantial ways, donated money to the Civil Rights Movement,” the NAACP said last week.

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