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Tina Turner Has Died At Age 83
Tina Turner Has Died At Age 83,A statement was issued on the legendary singer's verified Instagram account on Wednesday.

Tina Turner Has Died At Age 83

The Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll Tina Turner died Wednesday at the age of 83.

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Born Anne Mae Bullock in 1939, Turner first rose to prominence in the ‘60s and ‘70s alongside her then-husband, Ike Turner. As the duo Ike & Tina Turner, they released numerous hit songs like “A Fool In Love,” “River Deep – Mountain High,” and “Proud Mary.”

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She filed for porce from Ike in 1976 after an abusive marriage.

Tina later went on to have a successful comeback as a solo artist in the ‘80s, including the Grammy-winning No. 1 record, “What’s Love Got to Do with It.”

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In 2015, Billboard called Tina’s career revival “one of the greatest comebacks in music history.”

In total, Tina charted six songs into the Top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100, including “Private Dancer” and “We Don’t Need Another Hero (Thunderdome).” She also won eight Grammy Awards and was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame twice: with Ike in 1991 and on her own in 2021.

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In recent years, Turner’s career has been the subject of a 2018 Tony-winning jukebox musical and a 2021 Emmy-nominated documentary.

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Angela Bassett also received an Oscar nomination for her portrayal of Tina in the 1993 biopic, What’s Love Got to Do with It.  

The New York Times reports that Tina’s publicist, Bernard Doherty, said the singer had dealt with illnesses in recent years prior to her death.

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NBC News reports Doherty said in a statement that a private funeral ceremony will be held for the singer’s close friends and family.

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