Mick Jagger, Elton John and Debbie Harry pay tribute to Tina Turner, who died in 83

Elton John, Mick Jagger, Ronnie Wood, Debbie Harry, Karen O, Beyoncé, Mariah Carey and many more have paid tribute to Tina Turner.

“Tina Turner, the ‘Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll’ has passed away peacefully today at the age of 83 after a long illness at her home in Kusnacht, near Zurich, Switzerland,” said today ( 24 May) representative of the Council. singer in a statement.

“With him, the world loses a musical legend and role model.”

In a longer message shared on the singer’s social media, it read: “It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Tina Turner. With her music and her boundless passion for life, she attracted millions of fans around the world and she inspired the stars of tomorrow.”

“Today we say goodbye to a dear friend who leaves us the greatest work she has done: her music. Our heartfelt condolences to her family. Tina, you will be greatly missed.”

This American music icon, born Anna Mae Bullock in Nutbush (Tennessee), is known for her songs What’s Love Got To Do With It, The Best and Private Dancer.

He suffered various health problems in recent years, after being diagnosed with intestinal cancer in 2016. In 2017, he underwent a kidney transplant.

Turner began her career performing with her husband as the musical duo Ike & Tina Turner and rose to fame with hits such as “Proud Mary” and “River Deep, Mountain High.”

She suffered domestic abuse during her marriage before leaving Ike in 1976 and starting her own solo venture.

The singer has won eight Grammy Awards during her long musical career, and in 2021 she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a solo artist. Ike was first awarded this honor in 1991.

Tributes for the iconic musician have already started pouring in.

“We have lost one of the most exciting and electric artists in the world,” Elton John wrote in an Instagram post. “Full story on record and on stage. Couldn’t contact him. Condolences to Erwin and his family. Sad news.”

Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones said he was “deeply saddened by the death of my great friend Tina Turner.”

“She was a very talented actress and singer. She was inspiring, warm, funny and generous. She helped me so much when I was young and I will never forget her.”

Mariah Carey wrote on Twitter: “The words legendary, iconic, diva and superstar are often overused and yet Tina Turner embodies them all and more – an incredible performer, musician and trailblazer. In my opinion she will always a survivor and an inspiration. to women around the world. Her music will continue to inspire generations to come. Rest in peace Queen.”

Beyoncé wrote on her website, sharing an image of the two performing together: “My beloved queen. I love you endlessly. I am so grateful for your inspiration and all the ways you have paved the way. You are strength and resilience. You are the personification of strength and passion. We are all so lucky to have seen your goodness and your beautiful spirit that will last forever. Thank you for all you have done.”

Blondie’s Debbie Harry declared herself a “beneficiary of Tina Turner’s energy, creativity and talent.”

“A woman who started out in the cotton fields of rural Nutbush, TN and worked her way up to the top. Tina was a huge inspiration to me when I was starting out and still is today. I love you Tina. RIP .”

Chaka Khan write on Instagram: “Tina Turner had an album called BREAK ALL RULES, which summed up her life and career. She didn’t let any ‘rules’ or labels stop her. She might have left this plane, but her spirit & her voice are immortal.”

Dolly Parton said, “She’s on her way to glory now. Keep going, Tina. We’ll always love you.”

Paramore frontwoman Hayley Williams paid tribute to Turner on her Instagram account, describing her as “the queen who showed me you can be a soul singer and a pink singer at the same time. I’ll be singing for you in always.”

US President Joe Biden tweeted: “Before she was the Queen of Rock and Roll, Tina Turner was the daughter of a Tennessee farmer. As a child she sang in the church choir before becoming one of the most successful Recording Artists. Successful All Time”.

Biden added: “In addition to being a once-in-a-generation talent who changed American music forever, Tina’s personal strength was amazing. own. Jill and I send our love and prayers to her husband Erwin, the rest of the Turner family, and fans around the world who mourn the woman today who agree that she was “only the best.”

Ronnie Wood described Turner as “the Queen of Rock and Soul and a loyal friend to our family,” adding: “Love and prayers to all of Tina’s family, friends and loved ones.”

“It’s so hard to say goodbye that I’d rather stay forever Tina

you’re my first,” Karen O Yeah Yeah Yeahs wrote on Instagram. Thank you and rest in peace.”

Bryan Adams wrote on Twitter: “RIP @tinaturner My condolences to Erwin and Tina’s family. I will forever be grateful for the time we spent together on tour, in the studio and as friends. Thank you for being an inspiration to the millions of people. people all over the world. all over the world for speaking your truth and giving us the gift of your voice. It’s just Love and that’s all.”

Gloria Gaynor shared on instagram: “I am deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Tina Turner, the iconic legend who paved the way for so many women in rock music, black and white. to do.” in his time and genre of music, as well as the courage and inner strength he showed in his personal life. I mourn his death along with his many followers across the country and the world. My condolences to her family, friends and fans. We will miss her so much.”

Questlove said Turner was “everything,” adding: Here’s one figure I didn’t know was in 3 digits. He wasn’t ready to say goodbye to Tina Turner. But we are in 2023……and here we are. What an AMAZING life. Tina Turner I love you forever. Rest in peace.”

Director Edgar Wright said, “Legend x.”

Kim Wilde also shared her own tribute, writing: “what a wonderful blessing.”

“My friend Tina Turner. I’ve loved you so much,” Garbage wrote on Twitter. “So much to thank you for. I love you forever. I can’t believe this terrible news. I can’t believe you’re gone. Sx”

Benefits wrote: “There is no doubt that she was one of the greatest performers the world has ever known. Tina nailed it. She was also a master of physical and emotional abuse of a true monster of a man to overcome and she succeeded in achieving her career. heights that mortals rarely reach in time. Goddess.”

Barack Obama shared on Twitter: “Tina Turner was raw. She was powerful. She was unstoppable. And she was herself unapologetically, speaking and singing her truth through joy and pain, triumph and tragedy. Today we join fans around the world to honor the. Queen of Rock and Roll, and a star whose light will never fade.”

The Sleaford Mods were one of the many fans who shared a video of the singer’s performance, writing that the dance sequence between her and the two backing vocalists had “a lot to do with my feet back in the day. A rough choreographed display , chaotic of incomparable beauty.”

Simone Marie described Turner as “an inspiration, a great artist and forever loved”, while photographer Anton Corbijn described the singer as “a ball of positive energy and Buddhist serenity at the same time”.

“Tina Turner could do any song and make it better than before,” shared Tim Burgess. “A complete star.”

Ringo Starr also paid tribute, writing: “God bless Tina Turner, peace and love to all her family.”

You can find more tributes to the singer below.

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