The world is mourning the loss of music icon and legendary performer Tina Turner, who passed away at the age of 81 on Thursday at her home near Zurich, Switzerland, according to her manager.
Turner was known as the “Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll” for her decades-long career in music, spanning from the 1960s to the present. In a career filled with chart-topping hits, some of Turner’s most iconic anthems include “Proud Mary,” “What’s Love Got to Do With It,” and “Simply the Best.”
Turner received many awards throughout her storied career, including eight Grammy Awards, induction in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She was also recognized by the United Nations as a global ambassador of hunger issues and poverty.
Fans around the world have taken to social media to honor Turner’s legacy, with many sharing stories about the impact her music had on their lives. Millions are mourning the loss of a true music icon, whose influence and artistry will undoubtedly live on forever.