Aretha Franklin To Be Honored With Pulitzer Prize1 month ago by Amber Le in Trending
Aretha Franklin’s passing has only made more of an imprint in history when it comes to her legacy. The late singer has just been honored with the Pulitzer Prize Special Citation, becoming the only woman to garner the entity’s recognition. Franklin’s “indelible contribution to American music and culture for more than five decades” will continue leaving her footprints with niece Sabrina Owens accepting the award.
Owens releases a statement on behalf of Franklin’s estate.
“Aretha is blessed and highly favored even in death. She’s continued to receive multiple awards – she’s received almost every award imaginable and now to get the Pulitzer Prize, it’s just amazing. Aretha continues to bless us with her music and just paving the way for women going forward. It’s thrilling. She would be so happy right now.”