DETROIT -

The Queen of Soul has announced she'll be performing at MotorCity Casino Hotel in December.

"An Evening with Aretha Franklin" will be Dec. 21 at the Sound Board theater.

The R&B, soul, jazz, and gospel singer has 17 Grammy awards.

In 1987 she became the first female performer to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Tickets ($95.00, $75.00, and $65.00) go on sale Nov. 7 at all Ticketmaster locations and Ticketmaster.com.

To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000. Tickets are also available through the Sound Board Box Office on Wednesday and from Friday through Sunday. Guests must be at least 21 years old to attend this performance.