PHOTOS: Aretha Franklin memorials and tributes

Fans and artists paid tribute to Aretha Franklin, “The Queen of Soul,” who died on Aug. 16. 

Artists gathered in Detroit Thursday for a concert honoring the life and legacy of Franklin. Her funeral will be held on Friday.

From a moment of silence at a concert to a cover of her iconic song to flowers and messages, see how fans and artists honored Franklin.

Aretha Franklin's coffin lies at Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History during a public visitation in Detroit, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. Franklin died Aug. 16, of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, Pool)
Aretha Franklin’s coffin lies at Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History during a public visitation in Detroit, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. Franklin died Aug. 16, of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, Pool)
FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2018, file photo, Swanson Funeral's 1940 LaSalle hearse with the gold casket of legendary singer Aretha Franklin leaves the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit. Franklin died Aug. 16 and will be laid to rest on Friday after several days of tributes in Detroit. Franklin and Sen. John McCain lived through the decade that reshaped so much of American life but were propelled into the 1970s and all the way to 2018, carrying some of the fundamental storylines of the 1960s as they hurtled forward. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
FILE – In this Aug. 28, 2018, file photo, Swanson Funeral’s 1940 LaSalle hearse with the gold casket of legendary singer Aretha Franklin leaves the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit. Franklin died Aug. 16 and will be laid to rest on Friday after several days of tributes in Detroit. Franklin and Sen. John McCain lived through the decade that reshaped so much of American life but were propelled into the 1970s and all the way to 2018, carrying some of the fundamental storylines of the 1960s as they hurtled forward. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2018, file photo, Aretha Franklin lies in her casket at Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History during a public visitation in Detroit. Franklin died Aug. 16, of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. Franklin and Sen. John McCain lived through the decade that reshaped so much of American life but were propelled into the 1970s and all the way to 2018, carrying some of the fundamental storylines of the 1960s as they hurtled forward. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, Pool)
FILE – In this Aug. 28, 2018, file photo, Aretha Franklin lies in her casket at Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History during a public visitation in Detroit. Franklin died Aug. 16, of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. Franklin and Sen. John McCain lived through the decade that reshaped so much of American life but were propelled into the 1970s and all the way to 2018, carrying some of the fundamental storylines of the 1960s as they hurtled forward. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, Pool)
Rich Balash, Marta Balash
Rich and Marta Balash, of Tucson, Ariz., take a selfie outside the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History during a public visitation for Aretha Franklin, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018 in Detroit. Franklin died Aug. 16, of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Kids sign poster boards with the image of Aretha Franklin at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History during a public visitation for Franklin, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018 in Detroit. Franklin died Aug. 16, of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Kids sign poster boards with the image of Aretha Franklin at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History during a public visitation for Franklin, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018 in Detroit. Franklin died Aug. 16, of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Vincent Street wipes down the casket of legendary singer Aretha Franklin at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018. Franklin died Aug. 16, 2018 of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Vincent Street wipes down the casket of legendary singer Aretha Franklin at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018. Franklin died Aug. 16, 2018 of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Women sing outside New Bethel Baptist Church where a viewing for Aretha Franklin is being held ,Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Detroit. Franklin died Aug. 16, 2018 of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Women sing outside New Bethel Baptist Church where a viewing for Aretha Franklin is being held ,Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Detroit. Franklin died Aug. 16, 2018 of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
People gather outside New Bethel Baptist Church before a viewing for Aretha Franklin, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Detroit. Franklin died Aug. 16, 2018 of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
People gather outside New Bethel Baptist Church before a viewing for Aretha Franklin, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Detroit. Franklin died Aug. 16, 2018 of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Sharon Napoleon holds a program as she stands outside a viewing for legendary singer Aretha Franklin at New Bethel Baptist Church Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Detroit. Franklin died Aug. 16, 2018 of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Sharon Napoleon holds a program as she stands outside a viewing for legendary singer Aretha Franklin at New Bethel Baptist Church Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Detroit. Franklin died Aug. 16, 2018 of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Sheila Williams, center, raises her arm and sings with others standing outside New Bethel Baptist Church as a viewing for Aretha Franklin is held inside, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Detroit. Franklin died Aug. 16, 2018 of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Sheila Williams, center, raises her arm and sings with others standing outside New Bethel Baptist Church as a viewing for Aretha Franklin is held inside, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Detroit. Franklin died Aug. 16, 2018 of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Pearl Hays stands behind a barrier outside New Bethel Baptist Church as a viewing for Aretha Franklin is held inside on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Detroit. Franklin died Aug. 16, 2018 of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Pearl Hays stands behind a barrier outside New Bethel Baptist Church as a viewing for Aretha Franklin is held inside on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Detroit. Franklin died Aug. 16, 2018 of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Swanson Funeral Home's 1940 Cadillac LaSalle hearse, which carried legendary singer Aretha Franklin's casket to Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit, is parked outside during the public viewing for Franklin, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. Thousands are expected to pour into Detroit's Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History on Tuesday and Wednesday to pay their final respects to Franklin. (Tanya Moutzalias/Ann Arbor News-MLive.com via AP)
Swanson Funeral Home’s 1940 Cadillac LaSalle hearse, which carried legendary singer Aretha Franklin’s casket to Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit, is parked outside during the public viewing for Franklin, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. Thousands are expected to pour into Detroit’s Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History on Tuesday and Wednesday to pay their final respects to Franklin. (Tanya Moutzalias/Ann Arbor News-MLive.com via AP)
Aretha Franklin lies in her casket at Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History during a public visitation in Detroit, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. Franklin died Aug. 16, 2018, of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, Pool)
Aretha Franklin lies in her casket at Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History during a public visitation in Detroit, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. Franklin died Aug. 16, 2018, of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, Pool)
Well wishers leave hand written notes on boards outside the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History during a public visitation for Aretha Franklin in Detroit, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018. Franklin died Aug. 16, of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Well wishers leave hand written notes on boards outside the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History during a public visitation for Aretha Franklin in Detroit, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018. Franklin died Aug. 16, of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
A mourner holds a copy of The Final Call newspaper featuring Aretha Franklin on the cover outside New Bethel Baptist Church where a viewing for Franklin is being held Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Detroit. Franklin died Aug. 16, 2018 of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
A mourner holds a copy of The Final Call newspaper featuring Aretha Franklin on the cover outside New Bethel Baptist Church where a viewing for Franklin is being held Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Detroit. Franklin died Aug. 16, 2018 of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
A portrait of Aretha Franklin hangs outside the studio of artist Edward Stross in Roseville, Mich., on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018. Franklin’s fans left messages on the canvas. Detroit’s Queen of Soul died on Aug. 16. Her funeral will be held on Aug. 31. (AP Photo/Ed White)
A portrait of Aretha Franklin hangs outside the studio of artist Edward Stross in Roseville, Mich., on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018. Franklin’s fans left messages on the canvas. Detroit’s Queen of Soul died on Aug. 16. Her funeral will be held on Aug. 31. (AP Photo/Ed White)
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Aretha Franklin's coffin lies at Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History during a public visitation in Detroit, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. Franklin died Aug. 16, of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, Pool)
FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2018, file photo, Swanson Funeral's 1940 LaSalle hearse with the gold casket of legendary singer Aretha Franklin leaves the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit. Franklin died Aug. 16 and will be laid to rest on Friday after several days of tributes in Detroit. Franklin and Sen. John McCain lived through the decade that reshaped so much of American life but were propelled into the 1970s and all the way to 2018, carrying some of the fundamental storylines of the 1960s as they hurtled forward. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2018, file photo, Aretha Franklin lies in her casket at Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History during a public visitation in Detroit. Franklin died Aug. 16, of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. Franklin and Sen. John McCain lived through the decade that reshaped so much of American life but were propelled into the 1970s and all the way to 2018, carrying some of the fundamental storylines of the 1960s as they hurtled forward. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, Pool)
Rich Balash, Marta Balash
Kids sign poster boards with the image of Aretha Franklin at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History during a public visitation for Franklin, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018 in Detroit. Franklin died Aug. 16, of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Vincent Street wipes down the casket of legendary singer Aretha Franklin at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018. Franklin died Aug. 16, 2018 of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Women sing outside New Bethel Baptist Church where a viewing for Aretha Franklin is being held ,Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Detroit. Franklin died Aug. 16, 2018 of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
People gather outside New Bethel Baptist Church before a viewing for Aretha Franklin, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Detroit. Franklin died Aug. 16, 2018 of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Sharon Napoleon holds a program as she stands outside a viewing for legendary singer Aretha Franklin at New Bethel Baptist Church Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Detroit. Franklin died Aug. 16, 2018 of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Sheila Williams, center, raises her arm and sings with others standing outside New Bethel Baptist Church as a viewing for Aretha Franklin is held inside, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Detroit. Franklin died Aug. 16, 2018 of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Pearl Hays stands behind a barrier outside New Bethel Baptist Church as a viewing for Aretha Franklin is held inside on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Detroit. Franklin died Aug. 16, 2018 of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Swanson Funeral Home's 1940 Cadillac LaSalle hearse, which carried legendary singer Aretha Franklin's casket to Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit, is parked outside during the public viewing for Franklin, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. Thousands are expected to pour into Detroit's Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History on Tuesday and Wednesday to pay their final respects to Franklin. (Tanya Moutzalias/Ann Arbor News-MLive.com via AP)
Aretha Franklin lies in her casket at Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History during a public visitation in Detroit, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. Franklin died Aug. 16, 2018, of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, Pool)
Well wishers leave hand written notes on boards outside the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History during a public visitation for Aretha Franklin in Detroit, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018. Franklin died Aug. 16, of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
A mourner holds a copy of The Final Call newspaper featuring Aretha Franklin on the cover outside New Bethel Baptist Church where a viewing for Franklin is being held Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Detroit. Franklin died Aug. 16, 2018 of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
A portrait of Aretha Franklin hangs outside the studio of artist Edward Stross in Roseville, Mich., on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018. Franklin’s fans left messages on the canvas. Detroit’s Queen of Soul died on Aug. 16. Her funeral will be held on Aug. 31. (AP Photo/Ed White)

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