Maroon 5 made positive to salute a departed musical hero when it performed on Sunday evening (Sept. 30) in Detroit. Just earlier than he and guitarist James Valentine performed an acoustic encore model of "She Will Be Loved" at Little Caesars Arena, frontman Adam Levine supplied the group's props to the late Aretha Franklin. "I'm positive this metropolis's heard loads of this, however — Aretha Franklin, child! We love you. We miss you. We thanks for all the pieces. Greatest ever… Everybody else seems to be silly, that's how nice she was."
Levine concluded by noting that, "She's higher than my ass. Shit…," earlier than dedicating the music "to all the women" in the home.
Franklin handed away on Aug. 16 on the age of 76 and was feted with 4 days of memorials, together with a live performance and an epic eight-hour and 15-minute funeral on Aug. 30. Franklin can be honored with an all-star phase in the course of the American Music Awards on Oct. 9 on the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles and with a deliberate Nov. 14 all-star live performance at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Details in regards to the latter have but to be introduced.