Today is a bittersweet moment in the history of the entertainment industry as the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, has announced her retirement. According to a report from WDIV 4, the singer plans to slow things down majorly this year.

Franklin told reporters that she will release her final album in September and go on a short tour following the release of the project. The legendary singer also mentioned that Stevie Wonder will have a hand in the production on the project saying,"Of course, several of the songs are going to be produced by Stevie (Wonder), and of course there's only one Stevie, right?"

Peep the video below and read the full report here.