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Aretha Franklin dead How did she die? What was Queen of Soul’s cause of death? | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

[ad_1] Aretha Franklin has died aged 76, her representative Gwendolyn Quinn confirmed today.The Queen of Soul’s cause of death was advance pancreatic cancer of the neuroendocrine type.Aretha was surrounded by her friends and family at her home when she passed.This week, it was revealed the Respect chart-topper was “gravely ill” in Detroit.In March, Aretha cancelled a number of tour dates after her doctor told her to “rest completely” for at
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RIP Aretha Franklin: Five ways the Queen of Soul made history

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Aretha Franklin's music moved millions of people and sound-tracked social change over five decades With the death of Aretha Franklin, the world has lost perhaps the greatest singer of our age.Or if you share the view of music magazine Rolling Stone - simply the greatest of all time.It wasn't just her spine-tingling voice that made Franklin an icon, though. From her ties to
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Aretha Franklin dead: The Queen of Soul’s life in pictures | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

[ad_1] Franklin, the preacher's daughter whose powerful voice made her the long-reigning "Queen of Soul" with such hit songs as "Respect" and "Chain of Fools," died on Thursday at the age of 76.The iconic singer created a uniquely emotional and powerful voice that put her at the forefront of 1960s soul music along with Otis Redding, Sam Cooke and Wilson Pickett.Aretha sang at the funeral of slain civil rights leader
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Obituary: Aretha Franklin – BBC News

[ad_1] Aretha Franklin possessed one of the most distinctive and influential voices in the history of popular music. In a 50-year recording career she racked up 20 Top 10 albums, a dozen million-selling singles and earned no fewer than 18 Grammy awards.An artist of immense versatility, her powerful voice, trained in the gospel tradition, moved on to embrace jazz, soul and rhythm and blues. The influential Rolling Stone magazine rated
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Aretha Franklin dead: Queen of Soul dies after battle with pancreatic cancer age 76 | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

[ad_1] The undisputed Queen of Soul died this morning at her home in Detroit, a statement released to Express.co.uk said.Her publicist Gwendolyn Quinn said in a statement: “Franklin, 76 years old, passed away on Thursday morning, August 16 at 9:50 a.m. at her home in Detroit, MI, surrounded by family and loved ones. Franklin’s official cause of death was due to advance pancreatic cancer of the neuroendocrine type, which was
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‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin has died

[ad_1] DETROIT >> Aretha Franklin, the undisputed “Queen of Soul” who sang with matchless style on such classics as “Think,” “I Say a Little Prayer” and her signature song, “Respect,” and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died at age 76 from advanced pancreatic cancer. Publicist Gwendolyn Quinn tells The Associated Press through a family statement that Franklin died Thursday at 9:50 a.m. at her home in
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Taylor’s tears over assault | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

[ad_1] EMOTIONAL..... Taylor made tribute to people that are 'afraid to speak up' about assault (Image: John Shearer)During her concert in Tampa, Florida, the 28-year-old got deep and meaningful about the last 12 months. Last August a jury found radio host David Mueller guilty of assaulting her during a 2013 meet-and-greet backstage at a concert. “A year ago I was not playing in a stadium in Tampa, I was in a courtroom
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Courtney Hadwin: British teen through to America’s Got Talent semis

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Courtney Hadwin with judge Howie Mandel, who gave her the golden buzzer in the audition Fourteen-year-old Briton Courtney Hadwin has made it through to the America's Got Talent semi-finals.Courtney, from County Durham, wowed viewers with a storming performance of James Brown's Papa's Got A Brand New Bag in Wednesday's live quarter-final.Fans include actress Sharon Stone, who tweeted: "You go girl!!"But some viewers questioned
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Holly Willoughby co-host Phillip Schofield grins as he’s flanked by six women on holiday | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

[ad_1] The 56-year-old ITV favourite posed with a bevy of beauties from Six the Musical after being blown away by their performance at Underbelly Festival Southbank.Phillip Schofield seemed in high spirits as he smiled broadly while the stars gathered around him, posing in their glitzy costumes.“The six wives of Henry VIII (with Grace on the end who covers all the roles!)” he captioned the upload, which he shared with his
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Former Emmerdale star Roxanne Pallett in pictures | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

[ad_1] Roxanne Pallett is best known for playing Jo Sudden in ITV’s Emmerdale.The 35-year-old made her first appearance on the soap opera in 2005 and won rave reviews for her domestic violence storyline.In 2010 she made her film debut in Lake Placid 3 and has since become known as a Scream Queen for her roles in horror movies.The actress, who also starred in BBC drama Waterloo Road, has been rumoured