In a deeply saddening loss for the music world, Tina Turner, the incomparable Queen of Rock 'n' Roll, has passed away at the age of 83. Renowned for her electrifying stage presence and soul-stirring vocals, Turner captivated audiences worldwide with her remarkable talent and unstoppable energy. Today, people mourn the departure of a true legend whose impact on the music industry will forever be etched in history.
Tina Turner, music icon and legend, passes away at 83
Tina Turner was born in Nutbush, Tennessee in 1939. She rose to fame in the late 1960s as the singer of the Ike & Tina Turner Revue.
After leaving her husband Ike Turner following years of abuse, she staged a comeback in the 1980s with massive hits like "What's Love Got To Do With It", "Private Dancer" and "Simply The Best".
Tina Turner has sold over 180 million albums, won 12 Grammy Awards and toured the world to sold-out stadiums. In 2016, she was diagnosed with intestinal cancer and underwent a kidney transplant in 2017.
“With her, the world loses a music legend and a role model,” her UK spokesperson, Bernard Doherty, stated.