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Aretha Franklin makes video appearance for Grammys tribute

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Aretha Franklin appeared on the Grammys to thank the awards show for its opening tribute to her featuring Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Hudson, Yolanda Adams, Martina McBride, and Florence Welch. Though she’s at home in Detroit recovering from a December surgery for an undisclosed condition, she thanked the academy via satellite while looking resplendent in an elaborate white gown.