The Aretha Franklin Tribute | Black Girls Rock 2018

  • Published on Sep 10, 2018
  • Finally! The Aretha Franklin Tribute You’ve Been Waiting For.
    Ledisi, Jazmine Sullivan, Cynthia Ervio, Stephanie Mills and Yolanda Adams bring down the house with a phenomenal rendition of Aretha Franklin's greatest hits.
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  • Eza Masbon
    Eza Masbon 2 hours ago

    Ajig eta susu 😍

  • Tấn Thành
    Tấn Thành 22 hours ago

    the queen always take you to church

  • Latoya Cross
    Latoya Cross Day ago

    Still can't believe Aretha is gone y'all. 😩😢

  • TheDrewtheory
    TheDrewtheory Day ago

    This was so good!! I agree this should have been her funeral!! This was the level of expectations I was hoping for! Such great selections!!!

  • Luke Thomas
    Luke Thomas Day ago

    Great performances, FUN crowd, and everybody dressed to the max! Looks like so much fun!

  • Akeem Bennett
    Akeem Bennett Day ago

    This is sooo beautiful😊😊😊😊😄😄😄😄

  • Renee Maré
    Renee Maré Day ago

    Cmon ledisi

  • Renee Maré
    Renee Maré Day ago


  • Precious Fingall
    Precious Fingall 2 days ago

    Just beautiful 😍😍😩😩

  • Karmen Cummings
    Karmen Cummings 2 days ago +1

    i had to come back!

  • Vaughan Houston
    Vaughan Houston 3 days ago +1

    Jennifer Hudson, Please take the wheel!!!!

  • Lisah Ramos
    Lisah Ramos 3 days ago

    I got chills from watching this. These women have amazing voices and the way they paid tribute to Aretha was what she deserves.

  • Lucia Waller
    Lucia Waller 4 days ago

    1:54 the best🤩🤩

  • Chabeeraj Francis
    Chabeeraj Francis 5 days ago

    Jazmine performance made me happy...

  • Retta B
    Retta B 6 days ago +1

    I still come back to this video, why these ladies not really known as much as they should be. Cause the ladies be sangingggggg not singing but sangingggggg

  • janjr165
    janjr165 6 days ago

    I love Jasmine - I just wish she didn’t feel the need to do all of those unnecessary runs all of the time. You have an amazing voice, Jasmine, so please just let me hear it for once without you running all over the scale in one breath.

  • Ramaesela Raphela
    Ramaesela Raphela 7 days ago +1

    Ledisi my goodness

  • jonathxne
    jonathxne 7 days ago +1

    ledisi, good looooord.

  • Keena Matthews
    Keena Matthews 7 days ago

    Cynthia is so small with a BIG voice! She’s so giggly, smiley, and beautiful! The moment she opened her mouth I paid attention and prepared one of my locs to fall out! 😂🙌🏾

  • Audrey Modiba
    Audrey Modiba 8 days ago

    I posted this video on Facebook i just realised that facebook deleted it BET what can be the problem

  • Mujtaba Sarwar
    Mujtaba Sarwar 8 days ago

    This is how you do it.

  • Zahra Ismail
    Zahra Ismail 8 days ago +2

    Ledisi could have done this all on her own. The whole tribute. There is no one like this queen.

  • kunjidee
    kunjidee 9 days ago

    I can't stop staring at the first girls boobs....

  • Rising Sun
    Rising Sun 9 days ago +1

    Thanks Yolanda but Ledisi already took us to church.

  • ar ra
    ar ra 10 days ago


  • beauville lena
    beauville lena 10 days ago +1

    LOVE j'aime et j'adore

  • SarcasticallyDefensive
    SarcasticallyDefensive 11 days ago +1

    Ledisi gave me the worst stank face. My lips were inverted

  • Neoldsoul
    Neoldsoul 11 days ago

    Ledisi and Cynthia DID NOT COME TO PLAY🙌🏿

  • T P
    T P 12 days ago

    Yolanda. Enough said

  • Liond Thomas
    Liond Thomas 13 days ago +1

    Oh my God, Jazmine!!!! Gurl the first to hear dis song and u got me at "the way that I love u""... best tribute...awesome singers woooww!!

  • Kenya Amina
    Kenya Amina 14 days ago +1

    Jazmineeeee...Philly see ya girl.

  • Jessica Cole
    Jessica Cole 16 days ago +2

    The Aretha tribute to end all Aretha tributes. Jesus. After hearing these ladies sing, if I were a singer I'd never sing again 🤷🏾‍♀️

  • veronica richards
    veronica richards 16 days ago

    Aretha is smiling down from heaven right now. These ladies tore the house down with this tribute. Beautiful,stunning, and talented women.#blackgirlmagic.#blackgirlsrock.#RestInPowerArethaFranklin

  • Lebogang Kekana
    Lebogang Kekana 16 days ago +2

    Omg Ledisi gaaaadammmn

  • Miglay Samedi
    Miglay Samedi 17 days ago

    This is amazing! These singers are more than talented, that’s exactly how you give tribute to a queen!

  • Oasis King
    Oasis King 17 days ago

    My people are electric, magical.

  • Ceddd
    Ceddd 17 days ago

    Stephanie Mills covering LABOTW ... wow THIS gives me chills !!!!

  • Jewells JJ Adams
    Jewells JJ Adams 18 days ago +1

    I'd leave you if I could... KK

  • flower saint
    flower saint 18 days ago

    black women amd their magic.

  • Kiefer De Guzman
    Kiefer De Guzman 19 days ago

    Im expecting for jennifer hudson..why isnt shes here

  • Brianne Bernard
    Brianne Bernard 19 days ago

    2:51 !!!

  • Meinar Rachmawati
    Meinar Rachmawati 19 days ago

    The best tribute ever! Period! Everyone slayed!!!!

  • Aaron Nauer
    Aaron Nauer 19 days ago

    but i cant take too much of the jesus bs take responsibility for what you do, good or bad

  • Aaron Nauer
    Aaron Nauer 19 days ago +2

    wow theres something special about that Cynthina Ervio also watched an interview with her and found out shes british accented i think...amazing

  • Dion Writes
    Dion Writes 19 days ago


  • Sheshe Cooper-Smith
    Sheshe Cooper-Smith 20 days ago

    Cynthia Ervio voice is beautiful 🙏🏾all of them are amazing

    BRI BRI 21 day ago +2

    They were all excellent, but Jazmine was perfection.

  • Minh Dinh
    Minh Dinh 21 day ago +3

    Ledisi definitely has learnt a thing or two from Rachelle Ferrel

  • Calvin Bremer
    Calvin Bremer 22 days ago

    ok no one's talking ab how it shouldn't have ended on stephanie

  • robsatch
    robsatch 22 days ago

    they had to get real singers to do this! not those studio girls

  • Danuel Vargoose
    Danuel Vargoose 23 days ago +3

    Ledisi blew me AWAY

  • Joyce Cunningham
    Joyce Cunningham 23 days ago

    That's why they let Fantasia go first....😉

  • Joyce Cunningham
    Joyce Cunningham 23 days ago

    Why is the cameras on MJB.

  • Joyce Cunningham
    Joyce Cunningham 23 days ago +1

    When you sing Aretha's songs you've been through some painful relationships....Jasmine, Fantasia, Ledisi, etc.

  • April B
    April B 23 days ago

    Wow!!! I can't believe all the racist comments...Why? These ladies are amazing.

  • April B
    April B 23 days ago


  • Pepeh
    Pepeh 24 days ago +1

    Jazmine Sullivan Come on!!! Her control slay me

  • Mickey J
    Mickey J 24 days ago +4

    Jasmine and Ledisi tried to snatch our souls y'all!! They are not playin' the radio! That!

  • DaKiiDB24
    DaKiiDB24 25 days ago +5

    Ledisi ATE this performance for breakfast, lunch & dinner! You hear me? 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽

  • Nozipho Mnyandu
    Nozipho Mnyandu 26 days ago


  • Briana Smith
    Briana Smith 26 days ago


  • consistency man
    consistency man 28 days ago

    The idea of a woman wearing a wig/weave/extensions makes me feel sick. Surely science will find a solution that will make black girls dry, wirey, disgusting hair dry at a faster rate than the current joke that is 'afro' hair because that whackness is a pure joke

  • Author Majestic Nicole
    Author Majestic Nicole 28 days ago +1

    Jasmine snapped and that sing fitted her signature sound and voice perfectly❤❤

  • Keyya Keys
    Keyya Keys 29 days ago +3

    Jazmine killed that verse
    Ya'll notice Mary's reaction 🙄😆

  • Josh Cree
    Josh Cree Month ago +1

    Who sang ain't no way?? She's amazing

  • Yair Garcia
    Yair Garcia Month ago +2

    Cuando vi todo el video, no puedo negar que todas son grandiosas , pero sinceramente siempre regreso a ver este video y solo la parte de Jazmine Sullivan, no la conocía, empecé a escuchar mas música de ella, y no puedo dejar de oírla, es la unica que me hipnotizó!!!

  • DyMond Miliaj
    DyMond Miliaj Month ago +2


  • JM JM
    JM JM Month ago

    The only fitting tribute to the Queen. Much respect for these ladies.

  • Lovely
    Lovely Month ago

    first note - the tears mist up..

  • Stacey D Willoughby

    Still watching in 2019,this is the best tribute honoring Aretha Franklin, The one and only Queen of Soul, these beautiful black woman brought there A game thank you so much for representing 🤗

  • Rodney Brown
    Rodney Brown Month ago +4


  • Aries love
    Aries love Month ago +1

    I agree jazmine tore it up. as well as the others except yolanda

  • Tammy
    Tammy Month ago

    All these beauties are perfect pitch!!! Awesome job ladies

    LEGIT SAINT 6IX Month ago

    Ariana who? And for all the trouble she caused, these Sistas could couldve shouldve held down for Queen of Soul RIP

  • Sky Jay
    Sky Jay Month ago +4

    Jasmine gives me chills, ledisi gives me life makes me excited

  • Dalisu Ngobese
    Dalisu Ngobese Month ago +2

    Why cant they just cast Jazzmine as Aretha in her bio-pic?

  • Rogelio Martinez
    Rogelio Martinez Month ago +1

    1:50 her runs and high notes dayum!!

  • Rogelio Martinez
    Rogelio Martinez Month ago +2

    Ledisi is friggin amazing as well as Jazmin and Cynthia throw all my shoes!!!!

  • heloves me
    heloves me Month ago +5

    Can we take a time and acknowledge who Ledisi is?those high notes and runs was just breath taking🌶🔥🔥❤️

  • Edwin Blokpoel
    Edwin Blokpoel Month ago

    Id rather see MJB performing that night.

    • Edwin Blokpoel
      Edwin Blokpoel 23 days ago

      +April B mjb was already a star when some of those where even in diapers

    • April B
      April B 23 days ago

      😂😂😂😂😂 Not!!!!!

  • Erica Marie Mua
    Erica Marie Mua Month ago

    This made me so proud true black girl magic

  • Jessica Joiner
    Jessica Joiner Month ago +2

    who is back there hitting them high notes through aint no way??

  • ksionc100
    ksionc100 Month ago

    I wonder how many poor Indian girls needed to sell their hair for yolanda to look like this.

  • C H A R L Y R I V E R S

    all of them giving the head shake of souuull 1:11

  • arvin sarno
    arvin sarno Month ago

    What song did .. Yolanda adam sing .. i want to sing it in our church anniversary ..

  • Kristen Nicole
    Kristen Nicole Month ago

    if youre here for cynthia like i keep coming back for 4:02

  • Lydia Lyon
    Lydia Lyon Month ago +1

    E X C E L L E N C E!

  • Sarah scott
    Sarah scott Month ago

    All these ladies were amazing ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

  • Sinner boy
    Sinner boy Month ago +1

    jasmine im in love with u😍😍😍😍 youre voice is just underrated

  • CGMDeepRee
    CGMDeepRee Month ago

    The Best!

  • destined tobe
    destined tobe Month ago

    Yolanda you dont have to slay them like that ! 👏

  • sassi1ify
    sassi1ify Month ago +1

    Black Girls Rock they always get it RIGHT! BRAVO!!

  • Leslie House
    Leslie House Month ago +1

    Alright now Jazmine!!

  • rassie16
    rassie16 Month ago +1

    My goodnessJazmine Sullivan looks absolutely gorgeous!!!!...That dress, that hair, THAT VOICE!!!...

  • Vernon Seymore
    Vernon Seymore Month ago +1

    Absolutely beautiful 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾

  • Cha Cha
    Cha Cha Month ago +4

    Ledisiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii!!!!!! I almost threw my phone🙌🏾

  • Terrell B
    Terrell B Month ago

    Then again that tenor sounds like Chrissy Collins

  • ZznKick
    ZznKick Month ago

    I would 💕 to say Thank soo 👧 you make me stronger n’ stronger !! Love ❤️ from the bottom of my heart 💜

  • katherine Agurs
    katherine Agurs Month ago

    Cynthia is simply breathtaking💕

  • Seany JWSY
    Seany JWSY Month ago +2

    im really done with Jazmine, I can't stop replay her part