Aretha Franklin Discusses Upcoming Performance for Pope Francis

The Blacks' Annual Gala 2014
MIAMI BEACH, FL - OCTOBER 25: Aretha Franklin performs at The Blacks' Annual Gala at Fontainebleau Miami Beach on October 25, 2014 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for The Blacks' Annual Gala)Gustavo Caballero

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By Natalie Johnson

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin has sang for many dignitaries in her lifetime. She's performed for the Queen, President Obama and on Saturday she'll sing for the Pope at the Festival of Families in Philadelphia . Franklin spoke to MSNBC's Tamron Hall about the upcoming performance, what she admires most about Pope Francis and why she chose to sing "Amazing Grace."

You can catch her performance Saturday at 7:30 pm.