Singer Aretha Franklin has announced his departure from the scene
“Queen of soul” is famous thanks to a strong voice and an active social life.
MOSCOW, February 9. /TASS/. Legendary American soul singer Aretha Franklin has announced his retirement. Such a statement she made in the air of local TV of Detroit (Michigan).
“I must confess that I am out this year,” said 74-year-old singer. “I am very pleased at what stage completes my career,” added the singer, often called the “Queen of soul” (“The Queen Of Soul”).
In September 2017, the singer will release the latest album, which involved Stevie wonder. The record will be released in Detroit, hometown of Franklin, where it is already more than half a century collaborating with the record company “Motown records” (Motown Records).
“Queen of soul” is famous thanks to a strong voice and an active social life. In 1987 her name first among the fair sex appeared in the American Hall of fame rock-n-roll. According to the magazine “rolling stone” (Rolling Stone), she is counted among the greatest vocalists in the history of this music genre. Franklin has won 18 of the most prestigious US music awards “Grammy”.
In 2005 she was awarded the highest award the U.S. Presidential medal of Freedom. In 2009, Aretha Franklin performed in Washington at the inauguration of President Barack Obama. “American history is in full swing, when Aretha sings,” said it about Obama.