Aretha Franklin's Funeral Will Be Live Streamed and Broadcast On TV

Soul queen Aretha Franklin will receive the final tribute she deserves on Friday (Aug. 31). Despite the ceremony being limited to invited guests only, the world will be able to say their goodbyes to the music legend, too; the Friday service will be made available for viewing live online and on television, per the Detroit Free Press.

Nationally, Fox News and CNN plan to air portions of the ceremony, and the funeral will also be live streamed by the Associated Press, meaning that it will be picked up by various online media outlets worldwide.    

Franklin’s life will be celebrated in song at her funeral with a star-stacked lineup to perform in tribute, including Chaka Khan, Faith Hill and Stevie Wonder.

On Tuesday (Aug. 28) and Wednesday (Aug. 29), the singer’s body will lie in repose at the Charles H. Wright Museum for African American History in Detroit, M.I and will be open to the public on both days.


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