"Simply the best": the world mourns the death of Tina Turner

We recap a few of the queen of rock's greatest hits.

The death of Tina Turner at the age of 83 on Wednesday, May 24, at her home in Switzerland has unleashed a wave of condolences and reactions. Her fans and closest friends were quick to express their sadness and remember the queen of rock. One of the first was Mick Jagger, the lead singer of The Rolling Stones, who praised Turner's talent and recalled how she helped him when he was young:

Great divas remember the queen of rock

Jagger was not the only one. Great divas of the music scene such as Mariah Carey, Beyoncé, Dolly Parton, Diana Ross, Gloria Gaynor and Alicia Keys also spoke out after hearing the news of the death of the queen of rock.


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Hollywood mourns the death of Tina Turner

Actress Angela Bassett, who played Tina Turner in the biopic "What's Love Got to Do with It" centered on the life and musical career of the singer born in Tennessee in 1939, also wrote a few words. She was joined by the likes of Viola Davis, Martha Stewart and Stephen King.


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Tina Turner, a life of great successes

In fact, Stephen King decided to use a phrase from one of Turner's greatest musical hits, "The Best." The singer will go down in history for songs like "River Deep - Mountain High," "What's Love Got to Do With It," "Proud Mary" and "Nutbush City Limits."