Tina Turner, the iconic rock legend renowned for her electrifying performances and a string of hit records spanning five decades, has passed away at the age of 83, according to an official statement released on Wednesday.
The news of her demise was announced through a heartfelt message posted on Tina Turner’s official Instagram page.
The statement expressed deep sadness as it read, “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Tina Turner.”
The eight-time Grammy winner, who initially rose to prominence alongside her former husband Ike Turner, later embarked on a highly successful solo career following her escape from a tumultuous and abusive marriage.
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Recognized for her captivating music and boundless zest for life, Tina Turner mesmerized millions of fans worldwide and served as a profound source of inspiration for aspiring artists.
The statement further highlighted the enduring impact she had on the music industry, stating, “With her music and her boundless passion for life, she enchanted millions of fans around the world and inspired the stars of tomorrow.”
The passing of this legendary musician artist marks a significant loss to the world of music and entertainment.
The statement concluded with a poignant farewell, saying, “Today we say goodbye to a dear friend who leaves us all her greatest work: her music. All our heartfelt compassion goes out to her family. Tina, we will miss you dearly.”
According to media reports, Tina Turner passed away in Switzerland, where she had resided in recent years.
The details surrounding her demise were not immediately disclosed.