Aretha Franklin was appearing on VH1 Divas Live when she announced that she was inviting guest Mariah Carey on stage with 'no rehearsal'.

When Aretha Franklin and Mariah Carey sang a duet of 'Chain of Fools' and blew the roof

Aretha Franklin's family have spoken out about new biopic series 'Genius' based on the star's life and say the producers never consulted them

Aretha Franklin's family 'do not support' new 'Genius' biopic and say series is 'extremely disrespectful'

George Michael and Aretha Franklin released duet 'I knew You Were Waiting' in 1987.

Why George Michael and Aretha Franklin's spectacular duet of 'I Knew You Were Waiting' is even better 34 years on

2021 movies: The best upcoming musical biopics this year

Every musical biopic in the works right now: Whitney Houston, Elvis, Take That and more

The 30 greatest female singers of all time - Karen Carpenter, Whitney Houston and Celine Dion

The 30 greatest female singers of all time, ranked in order of pure vocal ability

1960s love songs, ranked

The 20 greatest love songs of the 1960s, ranked

With just one listen to Pavarotti's rehearsal tape and with no time to practice, Sting introduced a brave Aretha to the stage to sing 'Nessun Dorma'

When Aretha Franklin had to sing ‘Nessun Dorma’ after Pavarotti fell sick at the Grammys, and it was astonishing

Pop feuds

8 of pop music's biggest feuds and fallouts

Cover versions

The 20 best cover versions of all time, ranked

Jennifer Hudson transforms into Aretha Franklin for new ‘Respect’ trailer

Jennifer Hudson transforms into Aretha Franklin for new ‘Respect’ trailer - watch

Aretha Franklin’s solo of ‘Never Gonna Break My Faith’ released with Boys Choir of Harlem

Aretha Franklin’s solo version of ‘Never Gonna Break My Faith’ is finally released

World Piano Day

The 15 greatest pop songs written for the piano

Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin's son lashes out at upcoming biopic and urges fans to boycott it

Firefighters Battle Blaze At Universal Studios

Thousands of recordings by Elton, Aretha, Eagles and more are lost forever in a fire

Relaxing songs

The 30 most relaxing songs ever have been revealed, according to Brits

Aretha Franklin singing in 1980

Aretha Franklin's 10 greatest songs ever, ranked