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At the age of 83, Tina Turner passes away.

Tina Turner dies at age 83

Tina Turner dies at age 83

Tina Turner, the legendary singer known as the Queen of Rock ‘N’ Roll, has died at the age of 83 after a long illness. According to a statement posted on her official Facebook page on Wednesday, Turner enchanted millions of fans around the world with her music and passion for life. Her career spanned over 60 years and included iconic songs such as “Proud Mary” and “What’s Love Got to Do With It.” Turner won 12 Grammy awards and sold more than 100 million records worldwide. In recent years, Turner had suffered ill health, having been diagnosed with intestinal cancer in 2016 and receiving a kidney transplant in 2017.
Turner was born as Anna Mae Bullock in Brownsville, Tennessee, and began her singing career as a backup singer for Ike Turner’s blues band Kings of Rhythm. She soon became the group’s main attraction and married Ike in 1962, starting to perform with him as a duo. However, their marriage ended due to Ike’s abusive behavior towards her, and Tina later released acclaimed solo albums such as 1984’s “Private Dancer.”
In 2021, Turner sold her music rights to German music company BMG. The deal included her past recordings across 10 studio albums, as well as rights to her name, image, and likeness. She remained signed to record label Warner Music. In the same year, Turner was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame for the second time, having been enshrined in 1991 with her ex-husband Ike Turner, who died in 2007.
Following the announcement of Turner’s death, tributes poured in for the late singer. Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger paid tribute to his “wonderful friend Tina Turner,” saying she “helped me so much when I was young and I will never forget her.”

FAQs:

Who was Tina Turner?
Tina Turner was an American singer and actress known as the Queen of Rock ‘N’ Roll. Her career spanned over six decades and included iconic songs like “Proud Mary” and “What’s Love Got to Do With It.”

What were Turner’s achievements?
Turner won 12 Grammy awards and sold more than 100 million records worldwide. In 1991, she was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame for the first time with her ex-husband Ike Turner, and in 2021, she was inducted for the second time as a solo artist.

What was Turner’s personal life like?
Turner was born as Anna Mae Bullock in Tennessee and began her career as a backup singer for Ike Turner’s blues band Kings of Rhythm. She married Ike in 1962, starting to perform with him as a duo, but the marriage and ensemble came to an end in the following years as Tina alleged Ike was abusive. She later released acclaimed solo albums such as 1984’s “Private Dancer.”

What was Turner’s health like in recent years?
In 2016, Turner was diagnosed with intestinal cancer, and in 2017, she received a kidney transplant.

Who did Turner sell her music rights to?
Turner sold her music rights to German music company BMG in 2021, and the deal included her past recordings across ten studio albums, as well as rights to her name, image, and likeness. She remained signed to record label Warner Music.

Who paid tribute to Turner after her death?
Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger paid tribute to Turner, calling her his “wonderful friend.”

Tina Turner dies at age 83
Tina Turner dies at age 83

At the age of 83, Tina Turner passes away.

Legendary rock icon Tina Turner has passed away at the age of 83 after a prolonged illness, as confirmed by a statement posted on her official Facebook page on Wednesday. The statement read, “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Tina Turner. With her music and her boundless passion for life, she enchanted millions of fans around the world and inspired the stars of tomorrow. Today we say goodbye to a dear friend who leaves us all her greatest work: her music. All our heartfelt compassion goes out to her family. Tina, we will miss you dearly”.

Known as the “Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll”, Turner’s career spanned over six decades and was defined by classics such as “Proud Mary” and “What’s Love Got to Do With It”. Renowned for her raucous stage performances, signature sequins, and tousled hair, Turner sold over 100 million records worldwide and won 12 Grammy awards. In recent years, her health had taken a toll, with Turner being diagnosed with intestinal cancer in 2016 and undergoing a kidney transplant in 2017.

According to a spokesperson who spoke to Sky News, Turner passed away “peacefully” at her home in Küsnacht, Switzerland. The spokesperson went on to add, “With her, the world loses a music legend and a role model.”

Born Anna Mae Bullock in Brownsville, Tennessee, Turner began her career as a teenager in the late 1950s singing backup for Ike Turner’s blues band, Kings of Rhythm. She quickly became the group’s main attraction and went on to marry Ike in 1962, performing with him as a duo until both the marriage and ensemble came to an end amid allegations of abuse. Turner later emerged as a solo artist, releasing acclaimed albums such as 1984’s “Private Dancer.”

In 2021, Turner sold her music rights to German music company BMG, a deal that included her past recordings across ten studio albums and the rights to her name, image, and likeness. She remained signed to record label Warner Music.

Turner was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame for the second time earlier this year. At the induction ceremony, artists such as Keith Urban, H.E.R., and Christina Aguilera performed renditions of her songs, and Angela Bassett, who portrayed Turner in a 1993 biographical film, paid tribute to the singer.

Following news of Turner’s death, tributes poured in from fans and fellow musicians alike. Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger tweeted, “I’m so saddened by the passing of my wonderful friend Tina Turner. She was truly an enormously talented performer and singer. She was inspiring, warm, funny, and generous. She helped me so much when I was young and I will never forget her.”

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