Exploding onto the Rock and Roll scene as a performer with Ike Turner’s Kings Of Rhythm, Tina Turner encompassed the persona of an energised rock enigma. A natural performer, Turner went on to hone her craft and release top charting singles such as ‘Proud Mary’ and ‘River Deep- Mountain High’ with the later winning the duo a Grammy for the best R&B performance by a group or duo.
As Tina Turner’s career evolved, she Broke off romantically and creatively from Ike and set out to establish her own career in the mid 70’s , taking on the symbolic film role of the Acid Queen in ‘Who’s Tommy’ which mirrored her newly found emancipation she experienced personally at the time. After a brief time of stasis, Turner re-emerged in 1983 cementing her status as a formidable Rock queen through releases such as Private Dancer, which was recorded on short notice during two months in London. The album went on to become on Turner’s most iconic solo release to date, with it including hit singles such as ‘Better be Good To me’ and her highest charting single ‘ What’s Love Got To Do With it’. The Album went on to win Turner four Grammy awards in 1985 including record of the year .
With her status firmly cemented, Tina proceeded to enjoy a prosperous acting career alongside her musical one, staring in mainstream production of films such as ”Mad Max Beyond Thunderstorm”, where she was also a credited writer and singer having recorded ‘One of The Living’ which won her the Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance . Turner continued to produce music and later released her 1989 album ‘Foreign Affair’ which included single ‘Simply the Best’. Turner went on to release subsequent albums ‘Wildest Dreams’ and 2000’s Twenty Four Seven’, whilst she was induced to the Rock and Roll Hall of fame in 1991.