Herbie Hancock (unseen) and Aretha Franklin play at the International Jazz Day Concert on the South Lawn of the White House, in Washington, DC, April 29, 2016. US President Barack Obama delivers remarks to introduce the event.

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Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Hudson, Faith Hill, and More Will Sing at Aretha Franklin's Funeral

August 24, 2018

 The list of performers at Aretha Franklin's funeral is better than any concert or festival you've been to so far this year. There are 19 in all, including Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Hudson, Faith Hill, Fantasia, Chaka Khan, Ronald Isley, Yolanda Adams, Shirley Caesar, Jennifer Holliday, and more. 

The funeral takes place next Friday at 10:00 A.M. at Greater Grace Temple in Detroit. The day before that, there'll be a free tribute concert at Detroit's Chene Park Amphitheatre, with Gladys Knight, the Four Tops, Johnny Gill, and Angie Stone, among others.