Queen Of Soul ARETHA FRANKLIN Has Passed Away. RIP

Aretha Franklin, known for having one of the greatest voices in music history, and for hits like “Respect,” and “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” … died Thursday after a long battle with advanced pancreatic cancer, reports TMZ.

Aretha passed away in her Detroit home where she was under hospice care. She’d been in failing health for many months.

Her most recent appearance was last November for Elton John‘s AIDS Foundation 25th Anniversary Benefit.