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Tina Turner Dead at 83

Written by on May 24, 2023

Widely referred to as the “Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll”, Tina Turner has passed away at the age of 83. She rose to fame as the lead singer of the Ike & Tina Turner Revue, before launching a successful 60-year career as a solo performer.

The legendary singer died Wednesday, May 24 after a long illness at her home near Zurich in Switzerland, her publicist Bernard Doherty confirmed in a statement. Flowers will be placed on Tina Turner’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, a producer for the Walk of Fame confirmed Wednesday afternoon. According to the California landmark’s website, Turner received a star during an induction ceremony on August 28, 1986.

Having one of the longest careers in rock history, Turner scored Billboard Top 40 hits across four decades, has earned several Grammys, a Kennedy Center Honor, and entry into the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame. Turner’s mega-hits include “Proud Mary,” “What’s Love Got To Do With It” and “The Best.”

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