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.
It was revealed that Tina Turner had passed away at the age of 83
Tina Turner’s cause of death has been revealed, a day after she died “peacefully” after a “long illness”.
On Thursday (May 25), prof daily Mail confirmed that the legendary singer died of natural causes at her home in Switzerland. She was 83 years old.
The singer passed away on Wednesday, May 24
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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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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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Diana Ross says she is “shocked and saddened” by Turner’s death
Legendary singer Diana Ross paid tribute to fellow singer and close friend Tina Turner after her death in Switzerland on Wednesday.
“Shocked. Sad. Sending condolences to Tina Turner’s family and loved ones,” Ross wrote in a Twitter post.
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“We say goodbye to a dear friend.”
Tina Turner’s official social media accounts paid tribute to the singer’s “limitless passion for life”.
“It is with great sadness that we announce the death Tina Turner,” the post said.
“With her music and boundless passion for life, she has captivated fans around the world and inspired future stars. We say goodbye to a dear friend who leaves us her greatest work; her music. Tina, we will miss you very much.”
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Turner has highlighted kidney disease and organ donation and transplantation
In 2016, Tina Turner spoke publicly that she had been diagnosed with kidney disease and would receive a transplant from her husband, Erwin Bach, the following year.
Help the singer highlight kidney disease, organ donation and transplantation, Kidney Care UK he said in a statement after her death.
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