Franklin continued to record acclaimed albums such as I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You (1967), Lady Soul (1968), Spirit in the Dark (1970), Young, Gifted and Black (1972), Amazing Grace (1972), and Sparkle (1976). Franklin released 112 charted singles on Billboard, including 77 Hot 100 entries, 17 top-ten pop singles, 100 R&B entries, and 20 number-one R&B singles. Franklin's other well-known hits include "Rock Steady", "Call Me", "Ain't No Way", "Don't Play That Song (You Lied)", "Spanish Harlem", "Day Dreaming", "Until You Come Back to Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)", "Something He Can Feel", "Jump to It", "Freeway of Love", "Who's Zoomin' Who", and "I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)". Over her star studded career she won 18 Grammy Awards, starting with the first eight awards given for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance. Franklin is one of the best selling artists of all time, with more than 75 million records worldwide and counting.
She was awarded the National Medal of Arts and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. In 1987, she became the first female inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In 2010, Rolling Stone magazine ranked her number one on its list of the "100 Greatest Singers of All Time".
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Franklin’s net worth was estimated to be somewhere close to $80 Million. After Aretha died, reports were released revealing that she owed the IRS between $5 and $8 million. She owned a large portfolio of property, stocks and other assets which were liquidated in 2019.