She can see sissies from her house! Bristol Palin's biggest claim to fame — apart from her mother's name — is her time spent of Dancing with the Stars… which technically makes her qualified to speak for fellow reality TV villain Donald Trump, to some degree. Man, political punditry has gone downhill… and it started so low [...]
Quartz reports: Rumor has it president-elect Donald Trump is scraping a bit at the bottom of the barrel for entertainers for his January inauguration. His national anthem singer isn’t Beyoncé or Aretha Franklin, like it was for Barack Obama, but 16-year-old America’s Got Talent contestant Jackie Evancho. Show More Summary
Tony Bennett turned 90 earlier this year on, and bunch of stars including Stevie Wonder, Bob Dylan, Elton John, Aretha Franklin, Andrea Bocelli, Billy Joel, Lady Gaga, Alec Baldwin, and Kevin Spacey put on a concert a few weeks ago to honor the legendary crooner. The Tony Bennett Celebrates 90 concert aired last night on…
While President Barack Obama’s inaugural celebrations featured performances by megastars Aretha Franklin and Beyoncé, President-elect Donald Trump was reportedly having a more difficult time finding a singer. When Vanity Fair asked “Let...Show More Summary
????? Aretha Franklin. Beyoncé... Jackie Evancho. After nearly the whole of the music world (except Ted Nugent) turns against you, it's likely difficult to find a big name singer to wow audiences at your inauguration. But after a reported...Show More Summary
When Phillipa Soo was growing up in suburban Chicago, she would climb onto her parents’ coffee table in her pink tutu to perform. There, before a rapt audience of her brother and stuffed animals, she’d belt out Aretha Franklin songs at the top of her lungs. The performer has come a long way from...
Michael Dorf is proud to announce that the music of Aretha Franklin, the 18-time GRAMMY Winner and Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame inductee who was named the number one singer of all-time by Rolling Stone magazine, will be celebrated with a special benefit concert at Carnegie Hall on March 6. Show More Summary
Michael Dorf's annual tribute show will celebrate Aretha Franklin in 2017. Continue reading…
Looking back, it’s clear that Aretha Franklin was settling in for the long haul. As soon as the Queen of Soul finished singing the national anthem at a Thanksgiving Day football game in her native Detroit, social media lighted up with folks expressing surprise about the length of her performance....
It’s the precursor to every sports event in America and we’ve all been witness to good and bad performances of our national anthem. The Star Spangled Banner is notoriously difficult to sing and in moments of pressure, performers are known to forget words or are simply too nervous to hit all the notes. Show More Summary
Despite recent health issues, the 74-year-old singer proves she still has it.
Americans were reminded of one more thing to be thankful for on Thursday: Aretha Franklin. In what caused a "Twitter meltdown," per CBS Sports, Franklin sang the national anthem ahead of the Detroit Lions' game against the Minnesota Vikings and stretched the song into an incredible "4-minute, 35-second-long church spiritual,...
National treasure Aretha Franklin performed a showstopping rendition of the National Anthem ahead of the Detroit Lions-Minnesota Vikings Thanksgiving Day game at Detroit’s Ford Field on Thursday. Franklin’s 5-minute performance surprised...Show More Summary
Motown legend Aretha Franklin belted out a nearly five-minute rendition of the national anthem before the Lions played the Vikings.
Even Colin Kaepernick might have had trouble kneeling through this one.
CBS clocked Franklin’s rendition of the national anthem at four minutes and 35 seconds. Continue reading ? The post WATCH: Aretha Franklin brings Twitter to its knees with longest national anthem ever appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
You knew the second you heard those first few notes you were about to feel real patriotic. Aretha Franklin kicked off today's NFL game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Detroit Lions at Detroit's Ford Field with what might be the longest version of "The Star-Spangled Banner" in recent memory, mainly ... More »
The length of a national anthem rendition is always interesting, even leading to over/under prop bets for the Super Bowl. Few performances come in as long as the over four-and-a-half-minute one Aretha Franklin delivered Thursday ahead...Show More Summary
Aretha Franklin performed the National Anthem on Thanksgiving Day at the Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings football game… and it last for four and a half minutes! The Queen of Soul wore a long fur coat while sitting at the piano in the middle of the field for her performance, which was pretty epic. PHOTOS: [...]