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In Pictures: Star-studded farewell to Aretha Franklin

Ariana Grande paid tribute to the soul queen Credit: Paul Sancya/AP

Celebrities and politicians have attended the funeral of soul star Aretha Franklin, while thousands of her fans lined the streets outside the Detroit church.

A person holds a programme during the service Credit: Paul Sancya/AP
The gold casket of legendary singer Aretha Franklin is carried into Greater Grace Temple in Detroit ahead of her funeral service Credit: Paul Sancya/AP
Detroit residents queue to enter the church for the service Credit: Tony Dejak/AP
Former US president Bill Clinton poses for a photo with Ariana Grande and her partner Pete Davidson inside the church. Credit: Paul Sancya/AP
Fellow soul legend Smokey Robinson blows a kiss during the funeral service Credit: Paul Sancya/AP
Faith Hill performs during the funeral service Credit: Paul Sancya/AP
Chaka Khan with a powerful performance Credit: Paul Sancya/AP
Former president Bill Clinton fondly remember the Queen of Soul Credit: Paul Sancya/AP
Record producer Clive Davis speaks during the funeral service Credit: Paul Sancya/AP
Jennifer Hudson performs during the service for Aretha Franklin Credit: Paul Sancya/AP
Another soul legend Gladys Knight performs during service Credit: Paul Sancya/AP
Stevie Wonder delivered an emotional performance at the ceremony Credit: Paul Sancya/AP
Aretha Franklin died from pancreatic cancer at her home in Detroit aged 76. Credit: AP