Jennifer Hudson delivered a stunning rendition of Amazing Grace at Aretha Franklin’s funeral in Detroit. The Queen Of Soul died on August 16 aged 76 after battle with pancreatic cancer, with her funeral taking place at Detroit’s Greater Grace Temple on Friday (August 31). Along with seeing Ariana Grande cover A Natural Woman, the service saw a performance from fellow popstar Jennifer Hudson, who sang a soaring version of Amazing Grace.
The original version of Aretha Franklin’s Amazing Grace, featured on the 1972 album of the same name, spans more than ten minutes, and is one of the best showcases of her astonishing vocals. It’s a similar case here with Hudson, almost appearing to be propelled around the stage as she belts out the song with vocal gusto.