There will be a private funeral service this Friday, 31st Aug, to honour Aretha Franklin in Detroit. It has been recently announced that the funeral will now be viewable online and on TV.
The funeral will be livestreamed via The Associated Press and broadcasted on local TV stations in Detroit and Michigan. Fox News and CNN will also air portions of the service live, as Detroit Free Press reports.
Held at Greater Grace Temple, the event will begin at 10a.m. local time.
Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Hudson, Ronald Isley, Faith Hill, Fantasia and many others will join the service with their performances. Bill Clinton, Smokey Robinson, Cicely Tyson and many others are on the list of speakers for the event.