Franklin's invitation-only funeral will be held Friday at the Greater Grace Temple.
Who's performing: An all-star lineup that includes Stevie Wonder, Faith Hill, Jennifer Hudson, Ariana Grande, Fantasia, Shirley Caesar and many more will perform at Aretha Franklin's funeral on Friday morning.
The singer, known as the Queen of Soul, died earlier this month of pancreatic cancer.
Franklin's white hearse arrived more than two hours before the service is scheduled to start at 10 a.m.
Greater Grace's Bishop Charles Ellis III says he wants all - even the famous - to leave with a "spiritual awakening". A pink Cadillac, as referenced in her song, "Freeway of Love", was on display outside the museum in tribute.
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Hudson's performance is highly anticipated - producer Harvey Mason Jr. told the gossip site that Franklin was excited about the biopic a week before she died on August 16. "I don't think he'd come, but it would be appropriate if they did come". She called the Motor City home for most of her life.
The daughter of a prominent Baptist preacher and civil rights activist, Franklin sang at the funeral of Martin Luther King Jr, as well as the inaugurations of presidents Clinton and Barack Obama.
She wore a baby blue dress on Wednesday and a rose gold gown for a viewing Thursday at the Detroit church where her father was the longtime pastor.
'I do not plan anything (with) someone I love like that, ' Robinson, a Motown great who grew up with Franklin, said. He said they "talked all the time", the last just a couple weeks before she became too ill to speak."We saw all of our other close friends go", Robinson said.