Tina Turner is dead: Latest news and tributes after Simply Best Female Singer has passed away at the age of 83

Legendary singer Tina Turner has passed away at the age of 83

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

Her publicist said in a statement: “Tina Turner, the Queen of Rock and Roll, passed away peacefully today at the age of 83 after a long illness at her home in Kusnacht, near Zurich, Switzerland.”

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

The singer rose to prominence with husband Ike Turner in the 1960s before he overcame his violent and abusive behavior to become a chart-topping solo artist.

Turner has garnered a large following for her stellar live performances, and is known for songs like “Private Dancer”, “The Best”, “What Love Got to Do It” and “Proud Mary”.

Born Anna Mae Bullock on November 26, 1939, in Knotbush, Tennessee, Turner has gone on to sell more than 180 million albums and win 12 Grammy Awards.

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

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


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Rod Stewart was devastated after the death of Tina Turner

Rod Stewart says he is “devastated” after Tina Turner’s death.

“I am devastated, what a woman!” wrote on Twitter. Friend and mentor – ‘It takes two’ – but there was only one Tina Turner.

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Patti Labelle shares a touching tribute to Tina Turner

Patti Labelle has shared a touching tribute to Tina Turner.

“Tina, the world will be forever grateful for your voice, your fearlessness, and your grace!” I wrote on Twitter. “You truly are the Queen of Rock and Roll and your spirit will forever reign! Rest in eternal peace and love!”

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Vice President Kamala Harris pays tribute to the late Tina Turner

US Vice President Kamala Harris paid tribute to Tina Turner.

“Tina Turner was an amazing woman whose life was a testament to all who believed in what could be, unencumbered by what was,” she wrote on Twitter. “Her strength, distinctive voice and signature moves have inspired millions. Doug and I are praying for Tina’s family and loved ones.”

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Watch: Lizzo Performs “Proud Mary” in Tribute to Tina Turner

Lizzo honors Tina Turner by presenting the Proud Mary

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Throwback video of Tina Turner performing with Mick Jagger at Live Aid 1985

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Watch: Tina Turner explains why she renounced her US citizenship

Tina Turner explains why she renounced her US citizenship

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Fans leave flowers and pay a shrine at Tina Turner’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Fans have created a temporary memorial at Tina Turner’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Well-wishers laid flowers, a wreath and personal messages for Turner at a landmark near the Capitol Records building in Los Angeles on Wednesday.

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Beyoncé leads celebrity to ‘icon’ Tina Turner

After the news of Turner’s death, Beyoncé dedicated a special message to the “icon.”

“My beloved queen, I love you endlessly,” she wrote in a message on her official website. “I am so grateful for your inspiration, and for all the ways you paved the way.

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The Queen of Rock and Roll has passed away at the age of 83 after a long illness

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