Fans and friends are praying for Aretha Franklin.
The legendary singer is currently under hospice care. Her family announced on Monday that she is gravely ill .
Franklin has performed in Las Vegas many times and has several friends who live here including Smokey Robinson and Gladys Knight.
Bubba Knight, brother of Gladys Knight, talked to 13 Action News about the legendary singer.
Bubba also said that Aretha led the way for all female artists and will also be known as a voice for the women's movement.