Aretha Franklin’s influence on the music was profound throughout his life, and since his death, the pop stars have been on the opening of the way in which the Queen of Soul form as performers.
On Thursday, Alicia Keys and Ariana Grande deliveries are made of (you Make Me Feel Like) a Natural Woman ‘ during radio and TELEVISION interviews.
Key said Nicki Minaj while appearing on his radio program: “She is so special.
“She was able to reach so many people, divinely – she touched me.”
End of the post to Twitter by @aliciakeys
Key said he felt “sad, but really inspired and of celebration” after the death of Franklin. “Some of my greatest songs were inspired by her that I loved it,” she added.
Stars pay tribute to Aretha Franklin
Obituary: Aretha Franklin
Aretha Franklin: A life in pictures
Ariana Grande seemed to the point of tears when she opened her Jimmy Fallon is The Tonight Show with his performance.
According to TMZ, the Large was only supposed to be doing a comedy skit, but later agreed to perform.
Final Youtube, published by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Other stars joined in with the thousands of tributes on social media, including Lady Gaga, who wrote on twitter: “the beautiful Thing about the vocal music, the art that gave to the world.
“You are a legend and your soul will never be forgotten. Rest in peace the angel of music.”
End of the post to Twitter by @flo_tweet
Florence Welch posted a picture of a lit candle and wrote: “Aretha Franklin, thank you for everything.”
Janelle Monae also shared a poignant photo of herself and Aretha, calling it a “genius who walked on this Earth.”
End of the post to Twitter by @JanelleMonae
In a sense, Instagram message, Adele wrote: “I don’t remember a day of my life without Aretha Franklin, the voice and the music filling my heart with so much joy and sadness.
“Absolutely heart broken she is gone, what a woman. Thanks for everything, the melodies and movements.”
The Pop star Zara Larsson said Aretha was a hero of yours growing up and “irreplaceable legend”.
End of the post to Twitter by @zaralarsson
Mercury Prize-nominated singer-songwriter Nadine Shah added: “Eternal thanks to you Aretha Franklin. You taught me to sing and I will be eternally grateful.”
At the beginning of the week, Beyoncé and Jay-Z performed in Franklin’s hometown of Detroit and paid respects by dedicating his entire show to it.
Before his opening song, Beyonce said: “This fair is dedicated to Aretha Franklin. We love you and thank you.”
Follow us on Facebookand on Twitter @BBCNewsEnts, or on Instagram in bbcnewsents. If you have a story suggestion email email@example.com.