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 Gusnach, 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.
Tina Turner’s death was revealed after she died aged 83
Tina Turner’s cause of death has been revealed the day after she passed “peacefully” after a “long illness”.
On Thursday (May 25), the Daily Mail The legendary singer confirmed that she died of natural causes at her home in Switzerland. She is 83 years old.
The singer died on Wednesday, May 24
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Fans leave flowers, upright shrine at Tina Turner’s star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
Fans have created a temporary memorial with Tina Turner’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Well-wishers placed flowers, wreaths and personal messages for Turner at the landmark near the Capitol Records building in Los Angeles on Wednesday.
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Celebs pay tribute to Beyoncé ‘icon’ Tina Turner
Following news of Turner’s death, Beyoncé dedicated a special message to the “icon.”
“My dear Queen, I love you endlessly,” he wrote in a message on his official website. “I am so grateful for your inspiration and all the ways you have paved the way.
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The Queen of Rock’n’Roll has died aged 83 after a long illness
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Diana Ross says she is ‘shocked and saddened’ by Turner’s death
Iconic singer Diana Ross paid tribute to her fellow hitmaker and close friend Tina Turner after she died in Switzerland on Wednesday.
“Shocked. Sadness. My condolences to Tina Turner’s family and loved ones,” Ross wrote in a Twitter post.
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‘Farewell to a dear friend’
A tribute on Tina Turner’s official social media accounts praised the singer’s “boundless zest for life”.
“It is with great sadness that we announce the death Tina Turner,” the post said.
“With her boundless passion for music and life, she enchanted fans around the world and inspired future stars. We say goodbye to a dear friend who leaves behind her great work; her music. Tina, we will miss you so much.
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Turner shed light on ‘Kidney Disease, Organ Donation and Transplantation’
In 2016, Tina Turner spoke publicly about her kidney disease diagnosis and the following year her husband, Erwin Bach, would receive a transplant.
Singer “helped shine a light on kidney disease, organ donation and transplantation”, Kidney Care UK said in a statement After her death.
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