Death of Tina Turner: Latest news and tributes after the Simply the Best singer passes away at the age of 83

Legendary singer Tina Turner has died aged 83

Tina Turner died of natural causes on Wednesday May 24, it has been confirmed.

“Tina Turner, the ‘Queen of Rock’n’Roll’ died peacefully today at the age of 83 after a long illness at her home in Kusnacht near Zurich, Switzerland,” her publicist said in a statement. communicated.

“With her, the world loses a music legend and role model.”

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

Turner won a legion of fans for her captivating live performances and was 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 Nutbush, Tennessee, Turner would sell over 180 million albums and win 12 Grammy Awards.

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

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


Tina Turner’s death revealed after her death at the age of 83

Tina Turner’s cause of death has been revealed, the day after her “peaceful” passing after a “long illness”.

Thursday (25 May), the Daily mail confirmed that the legendary singer died of natural causes at her home in Switzerland. She was 83 years old.

Tina Turner (Stefan Rousseau/PA)

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The singer died on Wednesday May 24

Inga ParkelMay 25, 2023 10:09 p.m.


In pictures: Tina Turner, queen of rock ‘n’ roll whose career spanned 60 years

The Independents Joe Middleton take a look at some of the most striking images from Tina Turner’s breathtaking life.

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Watch: Lizzo performs “Proud Mary” in honor of Tina Turner

Lizzo pays tribute to Tina Turner with a rendition of Proud Mary

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

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Watch: Tina Turner explains why she renounced US citizenship

Tina Turner explains why she renounced American citizenship

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Fans leave flowers, erect shrine, at Tina Turner’s star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

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

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

Inga ParkelMay 26, 2023 05:00


Beyoncé pays celebrity tribute to ‘icon’ Tina Turner

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

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

Find other celebrities who paid tribute here:

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The queen of rock’n roll has died aged 83 after a long illness

Inga ParkelMay 26, 2023 04:30


Diana Ross says she is “shocked and saddened” by Turner’s death

Legendary singer Diana Ross paid tribute to her colleague and close friend Tina Turner after her death in Switzerland on Wednesday.

“Shocked. Saddened. Sending condolences to the family and loved ones of Tina Turner,” Ross wrote in a Twitter post.

Inga ParkelMay 26, 2023 04:00


“We say goodbye to a dear friend”

A tribute on Tina Turner’s official social media accounts hailed the singer’s “boundless passion for life”.

“It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Tina Turner,” the post said.

“With her music and boundless passion for life, she enchanted fans around the world and inspired future stars. We say goodbye to a dear friend who leaves us her greatest work; her music. Tina, you will we miss you a lot.

Inga ParkelMay 26, 2023 03:30


Turner shed light on kidney disease, organ donation and transplantation

In 2016, Tina Turner spoke publicly about her diagnosis of kidney disease and would receive a transplant from her husband Erwin Bach the following year.

Singer ‘helped shed light on kidney disease, organ donation and transplantation’, Kidney Care UK said in a press release after his death.

Inga ParkelMay 26, 2023 03:00

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