Tina Turner, one of the world's greatest vocalists and performers, has passed away.
Turner's spokesperson confirmed the sad news saying "Tina Turner, the 'Queen of Rock'n Roll' has died peacefully today at the age of 83 after a long illness in her home in Kusnacht near Zurich, Switzerland."
"With her, the world loses a music legend and a role model."
Turner sold more than 180 million albums worldwide since the release of her debut solo album 'Private Dancer' in 1984.
With the success of songs like 'What's Love Got To Do With It', 'The Best' and more, Turner went on to win 7 Grammy awards and sell-out global stadium tours for over three decades.
Tributes have quickly started appearing online with fans saying "RIP Tina Turner, as you said, you were simply the best", and "a true pioneer of rock & roll powerful in voice as you were in character ".