The “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin was sent off in royal fashion Friday, August 31st at Greater Grace Temple Church in her native Detroit.
As expected it was an emotional service filled with moving speeches and even more soul-stirring performances from some 28 singers and musicians including Fantasia Barrino, Yolanda Adams, The Clark Sisters, Pastor Shirley Caesar and Jennifer Hudson who got a standing ovation after singing “Amazing Grace”
Here are the performances that moved us to tears and a couple that had Twitter confused.
Jennifer Hudson sings “Amazing Grace”
Bishop Paul Morton & Yolanda Adams sing ” Mary Don’t Weep”
Chaka Khan sings “Going Up Yonder”
The Clark Sisters sings “Is My Living In Vain”
Fantasia Barrino sings
Pastor Shirley Caesar and Tasha Cobb Leonard sings “How I Got Over”
Marvin Sapp sings “Perfect Peace”
Ariana Grande sings “Natural Woman”
Faith Hill sings ““What a Friend We Have in Jesus”