- 21 Aug 18
Fans had mixed reactions to the tribute
Madonna gave a tribute to the late Aretha Franklin at the VMA's last night.
The singer took to the stage and shared a story about how Franklin helped change her life. She paid homage to the soul diva, thanking her for inspiring her journey into stardom.
"I want to thank you, Aretha, for empowering all of us. R-E-S-P-E-C-T. Long live the queen."