Aretha Franklin’s funeral is taking place in Detroit - watch here

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CNN, MSNBC and Fox News will televise Aretha Franklin's homegoing service.

Aretha Franklin is dressed in a sparkling full-length gold dress with sequined heels for her final outfit. She wore a baby blue dress on Wednesday and a rose gold gown for a viewing Thursday at the Detroit church where her father was the longtime pastor. One hundred pink Cadillacs also line the street outside.

Aretha Franklin's music, life and impact on the world will be celebrated today starting around 10 the Greater Grace Temple in Detroit, while fellow icons and A-list talent perform and speak in her honor.

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Franklin's funeral is set to take place over the course of Friday morning and will feature numerous speakers including former president Bill Clinton, Smokey Robinson, the Rev. Jesse Jackson and Cicely Tyson. I really believe that going to be an eye-opening experience for everybody in the world watching, ' said gospel artist Marvin Sapp, also among the scheduled performers. He adds the "dearly departed" want a celebration to mark their transition "from this life to a better one".

Hudson's performance is highly anticipated - producer Harvey Mason Jr. told the gossip site that Franklin was excited about the biopic a week before she died on August 16.

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