Aretha Franklin’s 10 Biggest Hits

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Even though Aretha Franklin passed away today, her legacy will live on.

Over the course of her 76 years, Franklin amassed dozens of hits, and held the record for most songs on the Billboard Hot 100 by a female artist for nearly 40 years, until Nicki Minaj claimed the title last year.

Of those 73 charted songs, we’re looking at 10 of the biggest hits of her career.


10. “A Natural Woman (You Make Me Feel Like)”

9. “Baby I Love You”


8.”Bridge Over Troubled Water”/”Brand New Me”

7. “Spanish Harlem”

6. “(Sweet Sweet Baby) Since You’ve Been Gone”

5. “Chain of Fools”

4. “Freeway of Love”

3. “Until You Come Back to Me (That’s What I’m Gonna Do)”

2. “I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)” (with George Michael)

1. “Respect”


What is your favourite Aretha Franklin song? Let us know in the comments below!

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