Ariana Grande, Faith Hill & More Pay Tribute To Aretha Franklin At Her Funeral

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Aug. 31 2018, Updated 7:43 p.m. ET

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Musicians and dignitaries came out to celebrate and say farewell the legendary life of Aretha Franklin at her funeral today, August 31. The soul singer died two weeks ago at the age of 76. Keep reading to find out who was in attendance at the star-studded event.

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Ariana Grande gave a heart-stopping performance of Aretha's smash hit, "Natural Woman" and every guest loved it. Many fans saw that Bill Clinton had some interesting reactions to her performance.

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Former President Bill, came to celebrate Aretha's life and he gave a wondrous speech and  a few jokes about her wardrobe changes.

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His wife and former 2016 presidential candidate, Hilary Clinton joined her husband and looked somber at the funeral. She also chatted up with Ariana while waiting for the service to start.

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Faith Hill also performed a soulful and moving rendition of "What a Friend We Have in Jesus.'

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Singer Chaka Khan, performed the gospel song “Goin’ Up Yonder” at the funeral to honor the Queen of Soul.

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Original Dreamgirls star Jennifer Holliday shined in metallic purple to pay tribute to Aretha.

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Motown legend Smokey Robinson was also in attendance to pay his respects to his late and great childhood friend.

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