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Singer Tina Turner dies aged 83

Tina Turner is dead at the age of 83. 
 
The iconic singer died at her home in Switzerland today after battling a number of health issues in recent years including cancer, a stroke and kidney failure.
 
Nicknamed the "Queen of Rock 'n' Roll", Turner was one of rock’s most famous voices and had hits including Proud Mary, The Best, Private Dancer and What's Love Got To Do With It
 
She rose to fame alongside husband and guitarist Ike Turner in the 1960s with songs including River Deep, Mountain High.
 
She divorced the abusive Ike in 1978, and went on to find even greater success as a solo artiste in the 1980s.
 
In a career spanning more than 60 years, the American-Swiss singer, who was born Anna Mae Bullock in Tennessee, won eight Grammy Awards and has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.


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