FILE – In this April 10, 2000 file photo, entertainer Whitney Houston strikes a pose during her performance at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles during taping of the "25 Years of #1 Hits: Arista Records' Anniversary Celebration.
Aretha Franklin and Whitney Houston. One familiar face that was missing from Whitney Houston's homegoing service was her godmother, Aretha Franklin. The Queen of Soul had a show last night in New York City, but pulled
NEWARK, N.J. — Aretha Franklin says she can't attend Whitney Houston's funeral because of her health. Franklin had been expected to sing at the service Saturday in Newark, N.J. She tells The Associated Press she has
NEWARK, NJ — Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder will sing at the private funeral of Whitney Houston on Saturday in what promises to be a very musical service. Publicist Kristen Foster also confirms that invitations went out to Houston's ex-husband,
Aretha Franklin performs at Radio City Music Hall on February 17, 2012, in New York City. / Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images By NEKESA MUMBI MOODY Associated Press NEWARK, NJ — Aretha Franklin says she can't attend Whitney Houston's funeral because of her