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Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson, Bill Clinton, Tyler Perry, Clive Davis, Jesse Jackson at Aretha Franklin’s Funeral Service in Detroit

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The funeral service for soul singer Aretha Franklin held tonight at the Greater Grace Temple on Friday morning (August 31) in Detroit, Michigan

Faith Hill, Chaka Khan, Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson were some of the many performers of the night while former President of the United States of America Bill Clinton also delivered a speech.

Tyler Perry, Clive Davis, Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton, Smokey Robinson also spoke at the funeral.

Franklin, 76, died at her home in Detroit on August 16.

See the photos from the funeral below.

DETROIT, MI – AUGUST 31: The hearse that carried the remains of soul music icon Aretha Franklin sits outside Greater Grace Temple during her funeral on August 31, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. Dozens of musicians and dignitaries are scheduled to either speak or perform at the singer’s funeral, including former President Bill Clinton, Stevie Wonder, Faith Hill, Ariana Grande, Chaka Khan, Smokey Robinson, Jennifer Hudson, and Cicely Tyson. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

DETROIT, MI – AUGUST 31: A sign tribute to soul music icon Aretha Franklin sits on a hearse outside Greater Grace Temple during her funeral on August 31, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. Dozens of musicians and dignitaries are scheduled to either speak or perform at the singer’s funeral, including former President Bill Clinton, Stevie Wonder, Faith Hill, Ariana Grande, Chaka Khan, Smokey Robinson, Jennifer Hudson, and Cicely Tyson. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

DETROIT, MI – AUGUST 31: Pink Cadillacs are lined up outside Greater Grace Temple, site of soul music icon Aretha Franklin’s funeral on August 31, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. Dozens of musicians and dignitaries are scheduled to either speak or perform at the singer’s funeral, including former President Bill Clinton, Stevie Wonder, Faith Hill, Ariana Grande, Chaka Khan, Smokey Robinson, Jennifer Hudson, and Cicely Tyson.(Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

DETROIT, MI – AUGUST 31: Fans of soul music icon Aretha Franklin line up outside Greater Grace Temple hoping to be one of the members of the general public to be allowed in to the singer’s funeral on August 31, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. Dozens of musicians and dignitaries are scheduled to either speak or perform at the singer’s funeral, including former President Bill Clinton, Stevie Wonder, Faith Hill, Ariana Grande, Chaka Khan, Smokey Robinson, Jennifer Hudson, and Cicely Tyson.(Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

DETROIT, MI – AUGUST 31: Fans of soul music icon Aretha Franklin line up outside Greater Grace Temple hoping to be one of the thousand members of the general public to be allowed in to the singer’s funeral on August 31, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. Dozens of musicians and dignitaries are scheduled to either speak or perform at the singer’s funeral, including former President Bill Clinton, Stevie Wonder, Faith Hill, Ariana Grande, Chaka Khan, Smokey Robinson, Jennifer Hudson, and Cicely Tyson.(Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

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Jennifer Hudson

Faith Hill

Ariana Grande

Chaka Khan

Cicely Tyson

Bill Clinton

Tyler Perry

DETROIT, MI – AUGUST 31: Singer Smokey Robinson speaks at the funeral for Aretha Franklin at the Greater Grace Temple on August 31, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. Franklin died at the age of 76 at her home in Detroit on August 16. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

DETROIT, MI – AUGUST 31: Rev. Al Sharpton speaks at the funeral for Aretha Franklin at the Greater Grace Temple on August 31, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. Franklin died at the age of 76 at her home in Detroit on August 16. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

DETROIT, MI – AUGUST 31: Sony Music Chief Creative Officer Clive Davis speaks at the funeral for Aretha Franklin at the Greater Grace Temple on August 31, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. Franklin, 76, died at her home in Detroit on August 16. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

DETROIT, MI – AUGUST 31: Former Detroit Piston Isaiah Thomas speaks at the funeral for Aretha Franklin at the Greater Grace Temple on August 31, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. Franklin, 76, died at her home in Detroit on August 16. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

DETROIT, MI – AUGUST 31: Rev. Jesse Jackson speaks at the funeral for Aretha Franklin at the Greater Grace Temple on August 31, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. Franklin died at the age of 76 at her home in Detroit on August 16. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

DETROIT, MI – AUGUST 31: Rev. Jesse Jackson speaks at the funeral for Aretha Franklin at the Greater Grace Temple on August 31, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. Franklin, 76, died at her home in Detroit on August 16. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Watch some performances below.

Bill Clinton

Chaka Khan

Ariana Grande

Faith Hill

Photo Credit: Getty Images/Scott Olson:Bill Pugliano |

3 Comments

  1. Anonymous

    September 1, 2018 at 9:54 am

    I know say dem no go gree let her perform, chaiii even in death, wey beehives abi na yanmuyanmu

  2. B

    September 1, 2018 at 7:01 pm

    What happened that Jesse Jackson is so struggling to stand up? And that very BIG man, lip sealed.

    • B

      September 1, 2018 at 7:05 pm

      And as for Ariana Grande, that dress is so not appropriate.

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