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See Faith Hill’s Stunning Performance at Aretha Franklin’s Funeral

Dressed in black, Hill had guests like Whoopi Goldberg, the Reverend Al Sharpton and former President Bill Clinton on their feet in awe as she belted her way through the moving number. 

Written by Alison Abbey
See Faith Hill’s Stunning Performance at Aretha Franklin’s Funeral
DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 31: Singer Faith Hill performs at the funeral for Aretha Franklin at the Greater Grace Temple on August 31, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. Franklin died at the age of 76 at her home in Detroit on August 16. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

This morning, as thousands of mourners watched around the world, Aretha Franklin’s life was celebrated with a ceremony that felt as much like a party as it did a funeral. From celebrities to heads of state, Detroit’s Greater Grace Temple was brimming with friends and family members of the Queen of Soul, who passed away August 16 at the age of 76 after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

Performers included the likes of Stevie Wonder, Yolanda Adams, Pastor Shirley Caesar, The Clark Sisters and country’s own Faith Hill. Hill, a longtime fan and friend of the legendary singer, paid tribute with a moving performance of the gospel classic  “What A Friend We Have in Jesus.”

Dressed in black, Hill had guests like Whoopi Goldberg, the Reverend Al Sharpton and former President Bill Clinton on their feet in awe as she belted her way through the moving number.

Watch the stunning performance below.