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WATCH LIVE: Stars Pay Tribute to Aretha Franklin at Funeral Service in Detroit

Dignitaries from all walks of American life are gathered in Detroit to pay their respects to music icon Aretha Franklin — who passed away last week from pancreatic cancer at the age of 76.

Mourners have arrived at the Greater Grace Temple in Detroit where funeral services are set to begin for the Queen of Soul. Among those slated to speak during the service, according to the Detroit Free-Press, are former President Bill Clinton, the Rev. Jesse Jackson, and Smokey Robinson.

There will also be a number of musical tributes. The performers include; Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Hudson, Ariana Grande, Faith Hill, Chaka Khan, and Jennifer Holliday.

Coverage is already underway. Watch above, via the Detroit Free-Press

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