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Beat out David Bowie for her role as The Acid Queen in the Who`s rock opera "Tommy"

#2 on VH1`s Top 100 Women of Rock N Roll.

Inducted into Rock N Roll Hall of Fame with Ike Turner in 1991.

Was paid $50,000 by Phil Spector to record "River Deep - Mountain High" in 1966. The song was a failure in America but was highly successfull in Europe.

First female to grace the cover of Rolling Stone Magazine.

Offered one of the main roles in the film "Thelma & Louise". Cher was also offered a role.

Offered the role of Shug Avery in the film "The Color Purple".

Has won 7 Grammy Awards. 1. Best R&B vocal by a group: Proud Mary. 1971 2. Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female: Better Be Good to Me. 1984 3. Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female: What`s Love Got to Do with it. 1984 4. Record of the Year: What`s Love Got to Do with it.1984 5. Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female: One of the Living.1985 6. Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female: Back Where You Started.1986 7. Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female: Tina Live in Europe.1988 * 8. Album Of The Year: River: The Joni Letters, Herbie Hanc*ck (contributing artist).2008

Was a cheerleader and played on the girls` basketball team in high school.

Has had duets with: David Bowie, Mick Jagger, Rod Stewart, Elton John, Paul McCartney, Janis Joplin, Bruce Willis, Antonio Banderas, Barry White, Sting, Bruce Springsteen,Elisa, Eros Ramazotti, Bryan Adams, Beyonce Knowles, Cher, Ann-Margaret, Marvin Gaye

Is portrayed by Angela Bassett in What's Love Got to Do with It (1993) (imdb.com)

Measurements: 34-26-38 (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine) (imdb.com)

Is featured in the book "Face Forward", by the late makeup artist 'Kevyn Aucoin'. (imdb.com)

Joint winner (with Ike Turner) of a Grammy award for 'Best R&B Group Performance, Vocal Or Instrumental' for "Proud Mary". [1972] (imdb.com)

Craig (born 1958) is Tina's son from a relationship she had with Raymond Hill, a saxophone player in Ike's band, The Kings of Rhythm. (imdb.com)

Tina was with Ike for 20 years, but she was only married to him for 16 years (she doesn't count the two years it took for the divorce to become final as part of her marriage). (imdb.com)

Tina has two sons and two stepsons. (imdb.com)

Ronnie (born 1964), is the son Tina and Ike had during their 16-year marriage. (imdb.com)

Living with EMI record executive Erwin Bach since 1986. (imdb.com)

Recipient of the 2005 Kennedy Center Honors. Other recipients were Robert Redford, Tony Bennett, Suzanne Farrell, and Julie Harris. [3 December 2005] (imdb.com)

Took part in the USA For Africa recording of "We Are The World". [28 January 1985]. (imdb.com)

Angela Bassett (playing Tina Turner) mimed to Tina's voice when performing the musical numbers in the film What's Love Got to Do with It (1993). (imdb.com)

Turned down the role of Shug Avery in The Color Purple (1985). The part eventually went to Margaret Avery. (imdb.com)

Received the Lifetime Achievement prize at the MOBO (Music of Black Origin) Awards at the Royal Albert Hall in London. [7 October 1999] (imdb.com)

Has Navajo and Cherokee ancestry. (imdb.com)

Winner of a Grammy award for 'Best Female Rock Vocal Performance' for "One Of The Living". [1986] (imdb.com)

Joint winner (with Terry Britten) of a Grammy award for 'Record Of The Year' for "What's Love Got To Do With It?". [February 1985] (imdb.com)

She has Native American Cherokee ancestry. (imdb.com)

Rapper Fat Joe sampled a lyric from the chorus of Tina's 1984 hit "What's Love Got To Do With It?" which was used in "What's Luv?", his hit single featuring Ashanti. [2001] (imdb.com)

[20 February 2006] "Teach Me Again", her duet with Elisa, from the soundtrack of All the Invisible Children (2005), enters the Italian singles chart at Number 1. (imdb.com)

Because of the frequent beatings she received from her former husband Ike Turner, she had to have reconstructive surgery on her nose. (imdb.com)

Stepmmother of Ike Jr. and Michael, the sons Ike had during his marriage to first wife, Lorriane Taylor; whom Ike didn't get "legally" divorced from until 1974. (imdb.com)

She was voted the 61st Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Artist of all time by Rolling Stone. (imdb.com)

Ranked #6 on VH-1's 100 Sexiest Artists. [2002] (imdb.com)

Ranked #80 on VH1's 100 Greatest Artists of Rock & Roll. (imdb.com)

Winner of a Grammy award for 'Best Female Rock Vocal Performance' for "Better Be Good To Me". [February 1985] (imdb.com)

Winner of a Grammy award for 'Best Female Rock Vocal Performance' for "Live In Europe". [1989] (imdb.com)

Living in Zurich, Switzerland. [1994-present] (imdb.com)

World's most successful female rock artist ever. Record sales: over 60 million (1983-1999). Has sold more concert tickets than any other female performer in history. 7-time Grammy Award-winner. (imdb.com)

Turned down a role in Thelma & Louise (1991). (imdb.com)

Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (with Ike Turner) in 1991. (imdb.com)

Ranked #2 on VH1's Greatest Women of Rock N Roll (imdb.com)

Raised as a Baptist, she has been studying and practising Buddhism since 1975. (imdb.com)

[1995] Rapper Warren G., along with Adina Howard, covered her Grammy-winning hit song "What's Love Got To Do With It?" for the Supercop (1995) soundtrack. (imdb.com)

Winner of a Grammy award for 'Best Female Rock Vocal Performance' for "Back Where You Started". [1987] (imdb.com)

Winner of a Grammy award for 'Best Female Pop Vocal Performance' for "What's Love Got To Do With It?". [February 1985] (imdb.com)

Had the biggest-grossing concert tour of North America in 2000. However, due to lower ticket prices, *NSync sold more tickets than Tina. (imdb.com)

In 2001, Tennessee State Route 19 between Brownsville and Nutbush was named "Tina Turner Highway".[

Turner been referred to as "the truest rock diva of all,"[49] "soul`s first real diva,"[35] "The most dynamic female soul singer in the history of the music,"[50] and "one of soul music`s most incendiary performers."[

On February 10, 2008, at age 68, Turner performed together with Beyoncé at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards. It was Turner`s first major public performance since her record-breaking "Twenty-Four Seven Tour" just over seven years earlier.[53][54] In addition, she picked up a Grammy as a featured artist on River: The Joni Letters.

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