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Birthday – TINA TURNER (82)

November 26

Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock, November 26, 1939) is an American-born Swiss singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress.

Known as “the Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll”, she rose to prominence as part of the Ike & Tina Turner Revue before launching a successful career as a solo performer.

She is noted for her energetic stage presence, powerful vocals, world-famous legs, and career longevity.

Having sold over 100 million records, Turner is one of the best-selling recording artists of all time. She has received 12 Grammy Awards, which include eight competitive awards, three Grammy Hall of Fame awards, and a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. She was the first black artist and first female to cover Rolling Stone. Rolling Stone ranked her among the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time and the 100 Greatest Singers of All Time. She has her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and the St. Louis Walk of Fame. She was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with Ike Turner in 1991, and is a 2005 recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors.

A resident of K├╝snacht in Switzerland since 1994, she gained Swiss citizenship in 2013 and relinquished her American citizenship later that year.

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