Tina Turner, who enjoyed a remarkable career spanning several decades, has reached the end of her journey as she peacefully passes away at the age of 83.
The legendary singer, renowned for her electrifying performances and soul-stirring vocals died on Wednesday at her residence in
Küsnacht, near Zurich, following a prolonged battle with illness.
The official Instagram account of the singer announced the news of her passing.
It reads, “Today we say goodbye to a dear friend who leaves us all her greatest work: her music.”
Born Anna Mae Bullock on November 26, 1939, in Nutbush, Tennessee, Tina Turner rose to prominence as the queen of rock ‘n’ roll, leaving an extraordinary imprint on the history of music.
Her mesmerizing stage presence, powerhouse vocals, and dynamic performances earned her a place among the most influential artists of all time.
From her early days as a part of the iconic duo Ike & Tina Turner to her remarkable solo career, Turner’s resilience and unwavering passion captivated audiences across the globe.
Turner’s remarkable journey to stardom was marked by a string of chart-topping hits, including timeless classics like “Proud Mary,” “What’s Love Got to Do with It,” and “The Best.”
Tina Turner has been honoured with numerous prestigious accolades in her illustrious career, most notably the Grammy Awards.
Her exceptional talent and contributions to music have earned her a total of eight Grammy Awards, spanning various categories such as Record of the Year, Best Female Pop Vocal Performance, and Best Rock Vocal Performanc
Her music transcended boundaries, resonating with people from all walks of life, and empowering generations with her empowering anthems.
Beyond her extraordinary musical talent, Turner’s life story also served as an inspiration to many.
Her autobiography, “I, Tina,” which later inspired the biographical film “What’s Love Got to Do with It,” depicted her turbulent relationship with ex-husband Ike Turner and the subsequent triumphs she achieved in her solo career.
As news of Turner’s passing spreads, tributes from fans, fellow musicians, and public figures have poured in, celebrating her unparalleled contributions to the music industry and expressing condolences to her family and loved ones.
Diana Ross expressed her tribute to the music icon through a post on Twitter.
“Shocked. Saddened. Sending condolences to Tina Turner’s family and loved ones,” she wrote.
Several notable figures, such as Viola Davis, Angela Bassett, Naomi Campbell, and others, have expressed their admiration and paid tribute to the iconic singer.