Aretha Franklin announces her retirement
After 61 years the incredible Aretha Franklin plans to retire from performing.
Yesterday The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin announced that she will be retiring following the release of her final album, which is due out later this year.
Aretha began her musical career in 1960 at the age of 18 and has been performing for 6 decades.
She has had 18 Grammy Awards and 75 million records sold worldwide.
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