INTERNATIONAL: Turner was born Anna Mae Bullock in Nutbush, Tennessee, in 1939. She began her music career in the early 1950s, singing with various bands in the Midwest. In 1958, she married Ike Turner, and the two formed the Ike & Tina Turner Revue. The duo became one of the most successful R&B acts of the 1960s, with hits like "River Deep – Mountain High" and "Proud Mary." She went on to have a successful solo career, releasing albums like "Private Dancer" and "Break Every Rule." Turner also starred in the 1985 film "Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome."
Turner was a Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter. She was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1991, and she received the Kennedy Center Honors in 2005. In 2013, she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama.
Turner was a force of nature on stage. She was known for her powerful vocals, her energetic performances, and her charismatic personality. She was an inspiration to women and girls around the world, and she will be remembered as one of the greatest singers of all time.
In a statement, Turner's family said, "Tina Turner was a living legend and a global icon. She was loved by millions of fans around the world and her music will continue to inspire generations to come. She was a survivor, a fighter, and a true inspiration to us all."
Here are some of Tina Turner's most famous songs:
"River Deep – Mountain High"
"What's Love Got to Do with It?"
"I Can't Stand the Rain"
"Better Be Good to Me"
"Break Every Rule"
"We Don't Need Another Hero"
"Simply the Best"
Here are some of Tina Turner's most notable achievements:
Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter
Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1991
Received the Kennedy Center Honors in 2005
Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama in 2013
Here are some of Tina Turner's most famous quotes:
"I don't have to be perfect to be good."
"I'm not afraid to fail. I'm afraid not to try."
"I'm still learning and growing, and I'm never going to stop."
"I'm a survivor. I've been through a lot in my life, but I've always come out stronger."
"I'm not a victim. I'm a victor."
Tina Turner's passing leaves an immeasurable void in the world of music, but her spirit will forever resonate through the timeless melodies and powerful lyrics she left behind. Her journey from adversity to triumph serves as a reminder that dreams can be realized and obstacles can be overcome with determination and unwavering belief in oneself.