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Tina Turner dies at 83, remembering her extraordinary life and legendary career

Published on May 25, 2023 12:09 PM IST
  • Throughout her five-decade-long career, Tina Turner won a total of eight Grammy awards, including the lifetime achievement award in 2018.
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Tina Turner, the unstoppable singer and stage performer, died Tuesday, after a long illness at her home in Küsnacht near Zurich, Switzerland,(AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 25, 2023 12:09 PM IST

Tina Turner, the unstoppable singer and stage performer, died Tuesday, after a long illness at her home in Küsnacht near Zurich, Switzerland,(AP)

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Tina Turner was born Anna Mae Bullock on November 26, 1939.  (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 25, 2023 12:09 PM IST

Tina Turner was born Anna Mae Bullock on November 26, 1939.  (AP)

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Tina Turner met Ike Turner during a performance by his band, the Kings of Rhythm, in 1956 and performed with them on stage.  (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 25, 2023 12:09 PM IST

Tina Turner met Ike Turner during a performance by his band, the Kings of Rhythm, in 1956 and performed with them on stage.  (AFP)

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Tina Turner revealed in her autobiography I, Tina: My Life Story that her husband abused her throughout their marriage. “I looked at him (Ike) and thought, ‘You just beat me for the last time, you sucker,’” she recalled in her memoir. (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 25, 2023 12:09 PM IST

Tina Turner revealed in her autobiography I, Tina: My Life Story that her husband abused her throughout their marriage. “I looked at him (Ike) and thought, ‘You just beat me for the last time, you sucker,’” she recalled in her memoir. (AP)

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Tina Turner married Ike Turner in 1962 and after 16 years they got divorced. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Tina Turner married Ike Turner in 1962 and after 16 years they got divorced. (AFP)

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Tina Turner, who was emotionally and financially devastated by her 20-year relationship with Ike Turner, became a superstar on her own in her 40s. (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 25, 2023 12:09 PM IST

Tina Turner, who was emotionally and financially devastated by her 20-year relationship with Ike Turner, became a superstar on her own in her 40s. (AP)

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Tina Turner rose to fame as the lead singer of the Ike & Tina Turner Revue before commencing her journey as a solo performer in the 1980s. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Tina Turner rose to fame as the lead singer of the Ike & Tina Turner Revue before commencing her journey as a solo performer in the 1980s. (AFP)

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Tina Turner's debut solo album, Private Dancer, was released in 1984 and more than 20 million copies were sold worldwide the album even won three Grammys. (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Tina Turner's debut solo album, Private Dancer, was released in 1984 and more than 20 million copies were sold worldwide the album even won three Grammys. (AP)

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Tina Turner sold more than 150 million records worldwide, won 12 Grammys, and was voted along with Ike into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1991 (and on her own in 2021). (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Tina Turner sold more than 150 million records worldwide, won 12 Grammys, and was voted along with Ike into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1991 (and on her own in 2021). (AP)

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Sometimes nicknamed the "Queen of Rock 'n' Roll," Tina Turner won six of her eight Grammy Awards in the 1980s. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Sometimes nicknamed the "Queen of Rock 'n' Roll," Tina Turner won six of her eight Grammy Awards in the 1980s. (AFP)

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Tina Turner was also honoured at the Kennedy Center in 2005, with Beyoncé and Oprah Winfrey among those praising the singer. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 25, 2023 12:09 PM IST

Tina Turner was also honoured at the Kennedy Center in 2005, with Beyoncé and Oprah Winfrey among those praising the singer. (AFP)

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Tina Turner is best known for hits including The Best, Private Dancer, What's Love Got to Do With It, Typical Male and Let's Stay Together. (REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 25, 2023 12:09 PM IST

Tina Turner is best known for hits including The Best, Private Dancer, What's Love Got to Do With It, Typical Male and Let's Stay Together. (REUTERS)

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