“I just told them that other than being the Motor City and the place where cars and stars and fabulous people live that Motown, Detroit, is a rallying city, and that’s one of the things I like most about Detroit. When people are down and out, Detroit will rally.“
Read more about Aretha’s experience mentoring the contestants of American Idol XIV this week over on Billboard.com! Missed last night’s episode? Click here to watch now or press play below.
Last night, Aretha opened the Motown-themed episode for American Idol XIV‘s Top 8 with a stirring performance of “I Will Survive (The Aretha Version)” from her latest album Aretha Sings The Great Diva Classics. In case you missed it or couldn’t tune in, click here to watch the performance now or press play below!
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Watch tonight’s special Motown-themed episode of American Idol to see Aretha Franklin perform her version of “I Will Survive”! The show starts at 8pm ET on FOX. Aretha will also appear on tomorrow’s episode to mentor contestants. Click here for more information and local listings.
“I Will Survive (The Aretha Version)” is available now on iTunes from Aretha’s latest album Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics
“Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics Dance Remixes” is available now for download on iTunes here.