ICM sings for Aretha Franklin

Legendary performer signs with agency

ICM has signed Aretha Franklin and will rep her in all areas.

Franklin, who had been a longtime client of WMA, has won 17 Grammy Awards, and she just released “Jewels in the Crown: All-Star Duets With the Queen,” featuring Whitney Houston, Annie Lennox, Mariah Carey and others. She has been named MusiCares person of the year by the Recording Academy.

Franklin is developing a theatrical biopic on her development from a young gospel singer in her father’s church to an R&B legend.

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