Tina Turner In Photos: Music Icon Was Known For Fierce Vocals Paired With Onstage Energy

The late legendary singer's hits include Proud Mary and What's Love Got To Do With It.
Tina Turner performs at Vorst Nationaal in Brussels on April 16, 1985.
Tina Turner performs at Vorst Nationaal in Brussels on April 16, 1985.
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Rock and R&B icon Tina Turner, who was known for hits such as Proud Mary” and What’s Love Got To Do With It, died on Wednesday at age 83.

Turner gained fame for her fierce vocals and active stage presence. Over her decadeslong career, the singer won eight Grammys and two MTV Video Music Awards. She was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and recognised with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Here are some memorable moments from Turner’s life and career, in photos:

Turner poses for a portrait in 1964.
Turner poses for a portrait in 1964.
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Turner performs onstage in Amsterdam in 1971.
Turner performs onstage in Amsterdam in 1971.
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Turner appears for a portrait circa 1961 with her then-husband, Ike Turner. The pair performed as the Ike & Tina Turner Revue. They divorced in the late 1970s and Tina Turner later alleged that he abused her.
Turner appears for a portrait circa 1961 with her then-husband, Ike Turner. The pair performed as the Ike & Tina Turner Revue. They divorced in the late 1970s and Tina Turner later alleged that he abused her.
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Turner in London in October 1975.
Turner in London in October 1975.
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A studio portrait of Turner singing, taken in New York on Nov. 25, 1969.
A studio portrait of Turner singing, taken in New York on Nov. 25, 1969.
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Turner poses in a winged costume in Los Angeles in 1977.
Turner poses in a winged costume in Los Angeles in 1977.
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Turner performs with the Rolling Stones in New Jersey during the band's 1981 U.S. tour.
Turner performs with the Rolling Stones in New Jersey during the band's 1981 U.S. tour.
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Turner poses for a portrait circa 1985.
Turner poses for a portrait circa 1985.
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Turner with English singer-songwriter David Bowie in 1985.
Turner with English singer-songwriter David Bowie in 1985.
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Turner and Mick Jagger perform at the Live Aid benefit concert on July 13, 1985, in Philadelphia.
Turner and Mick Jagger perform at the Live Aid benefit concert on July 13, 1985, in Philadelphia.
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Turner appears in a still from 1985's "Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome."
Turner appears in a still from 1985's "Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome."
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Turner performs on stage at Ahoy in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on April 4, 1987.
Turner performs on stage at Ahoy in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on April 4, 1987.
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Turner on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro on New Year's Eve in 1987.
Turner on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro on New Year's Eve in 1987.
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Turner performs again at Ahoy in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on Nov. 4, 1990.
Turner performs again at Ahoy in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on Nov. 4, 1990.
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Turner, who sang the theme song for the 1995 James Bond film "GoldenEye," poses for a photo shoot in London.
Turner, who sang the theme song for the 1995 James Bond film "GoldenEye," poses for a photo shoot in London.
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Turner performs at the World Music Theater in Tinley Park, Illinois, on June 28, 1997.
Turner performs at the World Music Theater in Tinley Park, Illinois, on June 28, 1997.
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Turner plays in Toronto on Sept. 24, 2000, during the tour for her final studio album, "Twenty Four Seven." Rock legend Joe Cocker opened the show.
Turner plays in Toronto on Sept. 24, 2000, during the tour for her final studio album, "Twenty Four Seven." Rock legend Joe Cocker opened the show.
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Turner laughs during a photo shoot for the musical "Tina - The Tina Turner Musical" in Hamburg, Germany, on Oct. 23, 2018.
Turner laughs during a photo shoot for the musical "Tina - The Tina Turner Musical" in Hamburg, Germany, on Oct. 23, 2018.
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