Singer Tina Turner, known for her soul classics and pop hits, has passed away at the age of 83. The announcement was made on her official Instagram page. Turner had faced various health challenges in recent years, including cancer, stroke, and kidney failure.
Turner rose to fame in the 1960s alongside her husband Ike, with hits like “Proud Mary” and “River Deep, Mountain High.” After divorcing Ike in 1978 due to abuse, she achieved even greater success as a solo artist in the 1980s.
Known as the Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Turner was renowned for her energetic stage performances, powerful vocals, and hits like “The Best” and “What’s Love Got to Do With It.”
Throughout her career, Turner won eight Grammy Awards and was inducted into the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame twice. She was first inducted with Ike Turner in 1991 and later as a solo artist in 2021.
Her influence extended to younger artists such as Beyoncé, Janet Jackson, Janelle Monae, and Rihanna, who were inspired by her groundbreaking performances and stage presence.
In the statement announcing her passing, Turner’s Instagram page acknowledged her global impact and described her music as her greatest legacy. Fans around the world mourn the loss of this iconic and influential artist.