Aretha Franklin’s funeral in pictures

Aretha Franklin's casket Image copyright Getty Pictures

The funeral for Aretha Franklin, referred to as the Queen of Soul, used to be hung on Friday in Detroit.

Stars and enthusiasts collected to mourn the soul singer, who died earlier this month from pancreatic most cancers at the age of SEVENTY SIX.

Chaka Khan, Ariana Grande and Smokey Robinson have been among folks that carried out and paid tribute through the six-hour service.

Here are a few pictures from the rite.

Bill Clinton, Ariana Grande, Pete Davidson Image copyright Getty Images Symbol caption Former US president Bill Clinton, singer Ariana Grande and her fiance Pete Davidson posed for a photograph ahead of the rite Fantasia Symbol copyright Getty Images Symbol caption Fantasia Barrino-Taylor kicked off her shoes as she sang Precious Lord, Take My Hand And You’ve Got Were Given A Chum Smokey Robinson Symbol copyright EPA Symbol caption Smokey Robinson addressed Franklin straight away in his tribute Chaka Khan Symbol copyright Getty Images Image caption Chaka Khan performed gospel vintage Going Up Yonder Tyler Perry Symbol copyright EPA Image caption Actor and filmmaker Tyler Perry recalled his mother enjoying Franklin’s track in the family automobile Ariana Grande Image copyright Getty Pictures Image caption Ariana Grande carried out (You Are Making Me Really Feel Like) A Natural Lady at the get started of the provider Mourners for Aretha Franklin Symbol copyright Reuters Image caption Mourners covered the streets out of doors the Greater Grace Temple, the place the funeral is happening, with heaps staring at the provider on a large reveal Jesse Jackson Symbol copyright Reuters Symbol caption Jesse Jackson stated Franklin had “most likely the most outstanding and unique voice the world has ever heard” Hillary Clinton and Ariana Grande Image copyright Getty Pictures Symbol caption Former US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and singer Ariana Grande spoke sooner than the ceremony Presentational grey line

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