CBS News August 31, 2018, 9:32 AM Aretha Franklin's funeral draws big names in music, politics

A funeral in Detroit Friday caps off four days celebrating the life of Aretha Franklin, whose music career spanned six-plus decades. The Queen of Soul died of cancer earlier this month at the age of 76.

The funeral is drawing big names in music. The Clark Sisters, Faith Hill, Jennifer Hudson, Ariana Grande, Chaka Khan and Stevie Wonder are performing.

Among the notable speakers delivering remarks are former President Bill Clinton, former Attorney General Eric Holder and the Rev. Jesse Jackson.

The funeral is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. ET and last over six hours. Viewers can watch it in the player above.

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Aretha Franklin 1942-2018

A look back at the career of the gospel-R&B vocalist, whom Rolling Stone called the greatest singer of the rock era

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