Clive Davis picked 15 of his favorite songs from Aretha’s amazing catalog to include in one exclusive Spotify playlist. Songs range from “Freeway Of Love” to “A Rose Is Still A Rose” to “Rolling In The Deep (The Aretha Version)” from Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics! To listen to the exclusive playlist, click here! “Simply put, as Rolling Stone magazine’s latest poll shows, Aretha Franklin is the greatest singer of all time. It’s been my honor to collaborate with her since 1979, and I’ve chosen my favorite records that she and I have recorded together,” says Clive.
This week, Aretha became the first female, and just the fourth artist overall, to place 100 career titles on Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart (since it became a multi-metric ranking in 1958) with “Rolling in the Deep (The Aretha Version)”! Read more about Aretha’s historic feat here.
Stereogum has premiered a new song from Aretha’s upcoming album Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics before it’s out on 10/21! Listen to Aretha take on the compelling Gloria Gaynor anthem “I Will Survive (The Aretha Version)” by clicking here or press play below!
Aretha’s upcoming album is available for pre-order now on iTunes & Amazon Music ahead of it’s 10/21 release.
Aretha Franklin stopped by The Today Show this morning to discuss her upcoming album, “Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics” and perform her hit cover of Adele’s “Rolling In The Deep.” Watch the performance below or click here to watch now! Pre-order Aretha’s new album now and receive “Rolling In The Deep (The Aretha Version)” instantly on iTunes and Amazon Music!
The Queen Of Soul will appear on the TODAY Show tomorrow morning, October 3, for another special performance. Tune in! Click here for local listings. Aretha’s new single “Rolling In The Deep (The Aretha Version)” is available for download on iTunes from her upcoming new album Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics. Pre-order your copy today
This week, legendary producer and Aretha’s close friend Clive Davis played Aretha’s new album Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics in its entirety for a select group of press, media & music critics this week in an exclusive listening party. YouKnowIGotSoul was there to capture the moment. Read on here. #ArethaSings