Aretha Franklin performs at the world premiere of “Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives” on April 19, 2017. Photo: AP

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin makes history with posthumous Pulitzer win

  • Late singer becomes first individual woman to earn special citation prize since it was first awarded in 1930
  • Prize acknowledges Franklin’s ‘indelible contribution to American music and culture for more than five decades’
Topic |   Fame and celebrity

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Aretha Franklin performs at the world premiere of “Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives” on April 19, 2017. Photo: AP
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