The news broke this week that Aretha Franklin has fallen into critical condition and might be nearing death. This has shaken up the music world and two of the biggest names in R&B stepped up and paid tribute to the Queen of Soul on Monday night in Detroit.
The concert took place on Ford Field in Detroit -- the home of Aretha Frankin -- and involved Jay-Z and Beyoncé. The duo began their On The Run II Tour performance by announcing that the entire concert was dedicated to Aretha. Beyoncé then added that they love her and wanted to thank her for all the music.
Franklin and Beyoncé have not always had the best relationship. In 2008, Beyoncé called Tina Turner the "Queen" which Franklin said was a cheap shot at her. However, she didn't hold grudges and came to Beyoncé's defense after the R&B diva lip-synched the National Anthem the inauguration of President Barack Obama.
Beyoncé and Jay-Z were not the only people paying tribute to Franklin on Monday night. DJ Khaled is opening for the power couple and paid a tribute to the Queen of Soul during his set as well by spinning the song "Respect."
Aretha Franklin had retired from touring as her health began to decline in recent years. Her last performance live was last November when she appeared at the Elton John AIDS Foundation event.