Aretha Franklin is a world-renowned singer-songwriter who has undoubtedly made her mark in history. Growing up singing in church, Ms. Franklin’s musical career took off and the rest was history. Her transition from Gospel to secular music was very smooth, being signed to the top record labels in the world. With her most popular hits, “Respect”, “A Natural Woman”, and “Think”, Franklin quickly soared to the top of the charts and became a household name. Deemed the Queen of Soul, Aretha has received numerous awards and accolades along with performing on some of the world’s largest stages. Aretha Franklin is a force to be reckoned with and no one can ever take her place.