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  1. Aretha Franklin to Kathie Lee and Hoda: I am Not Too Old for 'American Idol'

    3:57 pm 7/17/2012

    The queen of soul demands "Respect" from the NBC morning show hosts, and says she is ready to judge a "slammin'" and "jammin'" season of the Fox competition series.Read more

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  2. Aretha Franklin: I'll Judge 'American Idol'

    6:13 pm 7/15/2012

    With everyone from Mariah Carey to Adam Lambert being served up as potential season 12 judges, the Queen of Soul throws her hat in the ring.Read more

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  3. Classic TV Stars Reunite for TV Land Awards

    4:54 pm 4/15/2012

    The cast of "In Living Color," including Jim Carrey and the Wayans brothers, reunited on stage to accept the Groundbreaking Award; "Laverne & Shirley" was awarded the Fan Favorite Award.Read more

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  4. Aretha Franklin Signs With ICM (Exclusive)

    12:49 pm 4/2/2012

    The singer will record a new album with veteran executive Clive Davis.Read more

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  5. Aretha Franklin Reuniting With Clive Davis for New Album

    9:08 am 3/25/2012

    The Queen of Soul celebrated her 70th birthday Saturday and announced she is working with Davis, one of her musical mentors, on a new album.Read more

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  6. Aretha Franklin Clarifies Whitney Houston Comments

    5:47 am 2/23/2012

    The soul singer insists an interview she did with NBC's "Today" show was taken out of context.Read more

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  7. Aretha Franklin Pays Tribute to Whitney Houston at Radio City Music Hall (Video)

    12:04 pm 2/20/2012

    The "Queen of Soul," who is close to Houston's family, canceled an appearance at Houston's funeral because of spasms in her legs.Read more

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  8. Aretha Franklin Won't Sing at Whitney Houston Funeral

    8:53 am 2/18/2012

    UPDATED: The soul legend was too sick to perform during Saturday's ceremony.Read more

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  9. Ray J to Whitney Houston: 'I Miss You Nippy'

    9:00 am 2/17/2012

    The singer breaks his silence on Houston's death, saying: "The world lost an icon but I lost my close friend."Read more

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  10. Whitney Houston's Funeral: Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder to Perform; Clive Davis to Speak

    9:39 am 2/16/2012

    UPDATED: The singer's friends and mentor will pay tribute on Saturday at her childhood church.Read more

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