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The Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll: Tina Turner is an iconic performer who has been entertaining us for over 60 years!

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Tina Turner

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Tina Turner: A Rock ‘n’ Roll Legend Tina Turner is a legendary singer, dancer and actress who has been entertaining us for over 60 years. Born Anna Mae Bullock in Nutbush, Tennessee, she rose to fame in the 1950s when she joined her future husband Ike Turner's band, The Kings of Rhythm. She subsequently achieved international stardom with her own solo recordings, such as "River Deep - Mountain High" and "Proud Mary," both of which reached the top of the charts. Her career skyrocketed even further with her 1984 album Private Dancer, which included the smash hits "What's Love Got to Do With It?" and "Better Be Good to Me."Awards and Accomplishments Throughout her long tenure in the music industry, Tina Turner has won numerous awards and recognitions. She has earned eight Grammy Awards, including one for Lifetime Achievement, three American Music Awards, two MVPA Awards, and two Golden Globe nominations. Turner has also had multiple albums certified multi-platinum and gold by the RIAA. In addition to her musical accomplishments, she was also awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1986.Collaborations and Featurings Tina Turner has collaborated with various artists throughout her career. She worked with David Bowie on his 1983 hit single "Let's Dance", and featured on Rod Stewart's 1989 hit single "It Takes Two". In addition to that, she released a duet with Sting entitled "Invisible Sun" in 1985.Personal Life Tina Turner married Ike Turner in 1962 but divorced him in 1978 due to domestic violence. She subsequently married record executive Erwin Bach in 2013. She currently resides in Switzerland where she enjoys gardening and cooking. Tina Turner is also an avid philanthropist who serves as an ambassador for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).