Since the news broke of Tina Turners passing yesterday, celebs and fans all around the world have taken to social media to post their tributes to the Queen of Rock and Roll.
The iconic singer sold more than 200 million albums and won eight Grammy Awards over career, she rose to fame in the 60s as the front lady of the Ike & Tina Turner Revue. She spent more than 60 years of her life in the limelight after her breakthrough album Private Dancer launched her to superstardom at age 44.
Some of the tributes have come from fellow artists such as Lizzo and Coldplay performing Tina’s songs at their concerts, musicians posting talking about their favourite memories with Tina, to TV personalities and former presidents and first ladies posting their tributes.
Tina Turner by Coldplay in Barcelona tonight pic.twitter.com/BnURtm7183— Joaquim Campa (@JoaquimCampa) May 24, 2023
I am deeply saddened by the loss of Tina Turner. Her powerful voice and strength will forever be etched in our hearts and memories. She paved the way for so many of us in the music industry and her legacy will continue to inspire generations to come 🤍 pic.twitter.com/Rje2gNUE2C— Christina Aguilera (@xtina) May 25, 2023
RIP my dear @tinaturner I'll be forever grateful for you bringing me on tour, going in the studio together and most of all, being your friend. Thank you for being the inspiration to millions of people around the world for speaking your truth and giving us the gift of your… pic.twitter.com/KfD83r86rv— Bryan Adams (@bryanadams) May 25, 2023
I’m devastated, what a woman! A friend and mentor – ‘It takes two’ – but there was only one Tina Turner 💛 pic.twitter.com/Meeu2FHmPW— Sir Rod Stewart (@rodstewart) May 25, 2023
Rest in Peace, @TinaTurner.— Yoko Ono (@yokoono) May 25, 2023
This is an amazing performance by Tina and she really sings it from the heart. Good for you, Tina! John would have loved your performance – it is so powerful.
love, yoko pic.twitter.com/EPBNi4chvW