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Tina Turner dead: Latest news and tributes after legendary singer dies at 83

Singer Tina Turner has died at the age of 83

Tina Turner died of natural causes on Wednesday (May 24), it was confirmed.

“Rock’n’roll queen Tina Turner passed away today at the age of 83 at her home in Kusnacht, near Zurich, Switzerland after a long illness,” her publicist said in a statement.

“With her, the world loses a musical legend and a role model.”

The singer overcame her violent, abusive behavior to become a chart-topping solo artist in the 1960s with her husband, Ike Turner.

Turner gained a legion of fans for her live performances and became best 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 Friendship, Tennessee, Turner has sold more than 180 million albums and won 12 Grammy Awards.

Turner was diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2016 and underwent a kidney transplant in 2017.

Entertainment stars including Mick Jagger, Bryan Adams, Rosario Dawson, Paloma Faith and Naomi Campbell paid tribute to the iconic singer.

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Kelly Clarkson pays tribute to Tina Turner on her chat show

Kelly Clarkson paid tribute to the late Tina Turner by singing “What’s Love Got To Do” on The Kelly Clarkson Show on Wednesday (May 24).

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Cellist Patrick Dexter plays a beautiful cover of Tina Turner’s biggest hit

“A true icon who will be sorely missed,” wrote Irish cellist Patrick Dexter with a beautiful cello cover of Tina Turner’s “What’s Love Got To Do With It.”

Peony Hirwani26 May 2023 12:30

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Barack Obama’s Tribute to ‘Queen of Rock and Roll’ Tina Turner

Former US President Barack Obama has paid tribute to the late Tina Turner.

“Tina Turner was raw. She was powerful. She was unstoppable. And she was unapologetically herself — speaking and singing her truth in joy and pain; triumph and sadness,” she wrote on Twitter.

“Today we join fans around the world in honoring the Queen of Rock and Roll and a star who will never fade.”

Peony Hirwani26 May 2023 12:00

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WATCH: Tina Turner Performs ‘Proud Mary’ During Farewell Tour in 2009

Tina Turner performs ‘Proud Mary’ during her farewell tour in 2009

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So brave: Tina Turner’s true legacy lies in the way she overcame shocking abuse

Human rights defender Bianca Jagger is a renowned actress who has shown how women can overcome terrible adversity.

Peony Hirwani26 May 2023 10:30

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Tina Turner, the goddess of rock, whose music lit the fire of hope

Turner was one of the greatest rock’n’roll singers of all time, able to triumphantly reinvent tragedy and terrifying domestic abuse. of freedom Helen Brown pays tribute.

Peony Hirwani26 May 2023 10:00

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WATCH: A look back at Tina Turner’s career

Take a look back at Tina Turner’s career

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Adam Lambert Dedicates ‘Who Wants to Live Forever’ to Tina Turner at Amfar

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