'Best that God had to offer in her voice. RESPECT': Tributes pour in for Aretha Franklin

Celebrities are taking to social media to pay homage to legendary singer Aretha Franklin after she passed away in her Detroit home


                            'Best that God had to offer in her voice. RESPECT': Tributes pour in for Aretha Franklin

Even as the world was praying for the speedy recovery of 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin, we lost her on Thursday morning. The legendary singer who voiced classics such as 'Respect,' 'Think' and 'Chain of Fools,' died at the age of 76. Her music touched the lives of many, including A-list musicians of today. 

The “(You Make Me Feel Like a) Natural Woman,” singer was born in Memphis, Tennessee. She grew up singing in the her father’s church in Detroit and went on to become an international superstar. Her career spanning six decades saw the iconic singer winning 18 Grammy awards as well as being the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987. 

It is no surprise that the music icon was globally mourned by celebrities and fans alike. Many of them took to social media to share their condolences, emotions and experiences with her. From John Legend to Hillary Clinton, here is how the celebrities are paying tribute to the woman who revolutionized the music industry and has a major impact on culture as a whole.