Stars will align to honor Aretha Franklin at the Grammys

Jennifer Hudson, Martina McBride, Christina Aguilera and others are set to perform a tribute to the Queen of Soul
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Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Hudson, Florence Welch, Yolanda Adams and Martina McBride will take part in a celebration of Aretha Franklin’s music and legacy during the Grammy Awards ceremony on Feb. 13.

The tribute is being described as a “get-well card” to Franklin, who reportedly underwent surgery in early December at a hospital in the Detroit area. According to various reports, Franklin was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, but the singer has never confirmed that diagnosis. In January, she told Jet magazine that her problem “has been resolved.”

The 53rd annual Grammy Awards ceremony will air live from Los Angeles on CBS at 8 p.m. ET on Feb. 13.