Aretha Franklin

International: Hundreds pay respect to late Aretha Franklin

Hundreds of fans queued on Tuesday to pay their respects to legendary "Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin, whose body lay in a golden casket dressed in Detroit on Tuesday.

The 76-year-old icon, beloved by millions around the world, died of cancer on August 16, bringing down the curtain on a spectacular six-decade career that made her one of America's most celebrated artists.