The 2011 Grammy Awards opened with a tribute to Arethra Franklin. After the performances of Christina Aguilera, Martina McBride, Jennifer Hudson, Yolanda Adams, and Florence Welch, the Queen of Soul appeared in a pre-taped segment thanking all her fans and fellow musicians for their support during her recent illness. But what exactly is the illness wasn't mentioned.
Rumors have spread back few months at the end of 2010 about Arethra having a pancreatic cancer. However she has denied the rumors. As to what exactly is she suffering is still not disclosed. Any how, watch the Arethra Franklin Grammy 2011 Tribue Video below:
Arethra Franklin Tribute Grammy Awards 2011 (VIDEO)
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