Queen of rock ‘n’ roll Tina Turner dies at 83

American born singer, Tina Turner, died on Wednesday at the age of 83 after an iconic career that lasted decades.

Turner has been diagnosed by cancer in 2016 and has had a kidney transplant in 2017, to die peacefully in her home near Zürich, her representative said.

“It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Tina Turner. With her music and her boundless passion for life, she enchanted millions of fans around the world and inspired the stars of tomorrow,” said her representative’s statement.

Turner began her career in the 1950s in the early years of rock ‘n’ roll singing chart-topping songs like What’s Love Got to Do with It, Typical Male, and Better Be Good to Me.

She was widely referred to as the Queen of Rock ‘N’ Roll, and she had a career that spanned over 60 years.

She was well-known for her energetic performances, tousled hair, and her signature sequins.

Turner won 12 Grammy awards and sold more than 100 million records worldwide.

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