Legendary singer Tina Turner has died at the age of 83
Tina Turner died of natural causes on Wednesday (24 May), it has been confirmed.
“Tina Turner, the ‘Queen of Rock’n’Roll’ died peacefully today at the age of 83 after a long illness at her home in Kusnacht near Zurich, Switzerland,” her publicist said in a statement.
“In him, the world has lost a music legend and a role model.”
The singer rose to fame performing with her husband Ike Turner in the 1960s before overcoming her violent and abusive behavior to go on to become a chart-topping solo artist.
Turner has garnered a legion of fans for her captivating live performances, and is known for songs such as “Private Dancer”, “The Best”, “What’s Love Got to Do With It” and “Proud Mary “.
Born Anna Mae Bullock on November 26, 1939, in Nutbush, Tennessee, Turner would sell more than 180 million albums and win 12 Grammy Awards.
Turner was diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2016 and received a kidney transplant in 2017.
The stars of the entertainment world including Mick Jagger, Bryan Adams, Rosario Dawson, Paloma Faith and Naomi Campbell paid tribute to the iconic singer.
Tina Turner’s death has been revealed after she died at the age of 83
Tina Turner’s cause of death has been revealed, the day after she passed away “peacefully” after a “long illness”.
On Thursday (25 May), the Daily Mail confirmed that the legendary singer died of natural causes at his home in Switzerland. He is 83 years old.
The singer died on Wednesday 24 May
Inga Parkel25 May 2023 22:09
Patti LaBelle shares a touching tribute to Tina Turner
Patti LaBelle shares a touching tribute to Tina Turner.
“Tina, the world will be forever grateful for your voice, your fearlessness, and your grace!” he wrote on Twitter. “You truly are the Queen of Rock & Roll and your spirit will reign forever! Rest in eternal peace and love!”
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Vice President Kamala Harris paid tribute to the late Tina Turner
US Vice President Kamala Harris paid tribute to Tina Turner.
“Tina Turner is an amazing woman whose life is a testament to everyone who believes in what can be, not being weighed down by what happened,” he wrote on Twitter. “His strength, signature voice, and iconic moves have inspired millions. Doug and I are praying for Tina’s family and loved ones.”
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In Pictures: Tina Turner, Queen of rock ‘n’ roll whose career spanned 60 years
The Independent’s Joe Middleton takes a look at some of the most striking images of Tina Turner’s stunning life.
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Watch: Lizzo performs ‘Proud Mary’ in tribute to Tina Turner
Lizzo pays tribute to Tina Turner by singing Proud Mary
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Throwback video of Tina Turner performing with Mick Jagger for Live Aid 1985
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Watch: Tina Turner explains why she renounced US citizenship
Tina Turner explains why she renounced US citizenship
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Fans leave flowers, build a shrine, to Tina Turner’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Fans created a temporary memorial to Tina Turner’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Well-wishers placed flowers, wreaths and personal messages for Turner at the landmark near the Capitol Records building in Los Angeles on Wednesday.
Inga ParkelMay 26, 2023 05:00
Beyoncé leads celebrity tributes to ‘icon’ Tina Turner
Following the news of Turner’s death, Beyoncé dedicated a special message to the “icon”.
“My beloved queen, I love you endlessly,” he wrote in a message on his official website. “I am so grateful for your inspiration, and all the ways you have paved the way.
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The Queen of Rock’n Roll has died at the age of 83 after a long illness
Inga ParkelMay 26, 2023 04:30
Diana Ross said she was ‘shocked and saddened’ by Turner’s death
Legendary vocalist Diana Ross has paid tribute to her fellow hitmaker and close friend Tina Turner following her death in Switzerland on Wednesday.
“Surprised. Saddened. Sending condolences to Tina Turner’s family and loved ones,” Ross wrote in a Twitter post.
Inga ParkelMay 26, 2023 04:00