The Aretha Franklin tribute at this year’s American Music Awards will pay tribute to the Queen of Soul’s gospel roots.
When mourners arrive at Detroit’s Greater Grace Temple on Friday, August 31 to pay tribute to Aretha Franklin, they will be greeted with a sea of pink—pink Cadillacs, that is.
MTV, I’mma let you finish—but Aretha Franklin was one of the greatest singers of all time, so I would expect the Video Music Awards to go above and beyond to pay her proper respect.
On Monday evening we celebrated another MTV Video Music Awards show, the event popping up mere days after the legendary Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, passed away at the age of 76. So it would make sense that the VMAs would scramble to make sure that Miss Aretha was properly recognized.