A publicist for the iconic diva confirmed she has died in Detroit, MI, surrounded by loved ones.

RIP, Aretha Franklin. Fans flood social media with outpourings of love

Aretha Franklin, the undisputed  Queen of Soul, whose powerful voice was adored by generations has died.

She was 76.

Fans  and fellow performers took to Twitter   to send their prayers and to remember Franklin’s iconic voice  and her commitment to civil rights.