Aretha Franklin is the ultimate soul diva and she has inspired generations of female artists. See the gallery of photos below showing the Queen of Soul with some of your favorite divas.

1. Aretha, Chaka and Whitney

2. Aretha and Mary J. Blige

3. Aretha, Chaka and Dionne Warwick

4. Aretha and Alicia Keys

5. Aretha, Celine Dion and Gloria Estefan

6. Aretha and Ariana Grande

7. Aretha and Beyonce

8. Aretha at VH1’s ‘Divas Live’ in 1998

9. Aretha and Mariah

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