Aretha Franklin, who was inducted into the Gospel Music Association (GMA) Hall of Fame in 2012, remembered by the association.
In an official statement on GMA’s website, Franklin was remembered for her impact in the church as well as around the world.
“The Gospel Music community is deeply saddened by the loss of Aretha Franklin. Aretha’s Gospel roots influenced music in the church and around the world. We are honored to have inducted her into the Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame in 2012 and will forever celebrate her legacy and global impact.”
— Jackie Patillo, President & Executive Director
Gospel Music Association