American soul singer, Aretha Franklin died today August 16th at age 76.
Sad News Aretha Franklin Dies At 76:
The legendary singer died in her Detroit home under intensive care and surrounded by family and loved ones.
Aretha, who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2010, announced last year she was retiring from music, her health, however, got worse lately and she had passed on this morning.
Aretha got admitted into the hospital on Monday after being in a critical state, and her family asked fans for prayers.