A look back at Tina Turner's greatest style moments

Tina Turner: The music legend has passed away at 83

Tina Turner performs at Shoreline Amphitheatre on May 23, 1997 in Mountain View California
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Tina Turner - one of the greatest voices and performers the world has ever seen - has passed away at age 83, confirmed by her spokesperson. 

A statement by her team read, “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.” 

One of the most accoladed artists in history, Tina Turner has sold over 100m records and holds, 12 Grammy, 3 Grammy Hall of Fame, and 1 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award - to name but a few - under her belt. 

Tributes have flooded in for the 'Private Dancer' singer, with celebrities such as Naomi Campbell commenting, "REST in Peace & Power THE QUEEN , LEGEND, ICON . There will never be another . Cherish my times with you 😢😢💔🙏🏾" under a post from the singers Instagram account that reads, "It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Tina Turner. With her music and her boundless passion for life, she enchanted millions of fans around the world and inspired the stars of tomorrow. Today we say goodbye to a dear friend who leaves us all her greatest work: her music. All our heartfelt compassion goes out to her family. Tina, we will miss you dearly."

As the world mourns, we look back at some of her greatest moments.

Singer Tina Turner in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Singer Tina Turner in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 1988.

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American singer, Tina Turner posing in a winged-costume, Los Angeles, California, 1977.

American singer, Tina Turner posing in a winged-costume, Los Angeles, California, 1977.

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American R&B and Pop singer Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock) performs, during her 'Private Dancer' tour, onstage at the Castle Farms Music Theater, Charlevoix, Michigan, August 31, 1985.

American R&B and Pop singer Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock) performs, during her 'Private Dancer' tour, onstage at the Castle Farms Music Theater, Charlevoix, Michigan, August 31, 1985.

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American Singer Tina Turner

The artist poses for a snap in 1985. 

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Studio portrait of American rock singer Tina Turner, wearing a dark crocheted mini-dress, singing while her long dark hair flies around her face, New York, New York, November 25, 1969.

Studio portrait of American rock singer Tina Turner, wearing a dark crocheted mini-dress, singing while her long dark hair flies around her face, New York, New York, November 25, 1969.

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Twenty Four Seven Millenium Tour

On stage for the Twenty Four Seven Millenium Tour in 2000.

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Tina Turner performs at Shoreline Amphitheatre on May 23, 1997 in Mountain View California.

Tina Turner performs at Shoreline Amphitheatre on May 23, 1997 in Mountain View California.

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Ike and Tina Turner performing 'Nutbush City Limits' on the German television program Musikladen, Bremen, West Germany, 1973.

Ike and Tina Turner performing 'Nutbush City Limits' on the German television program Musikladen, Bremen, West Germany, 1973. 

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Tina Turner wearing silver attire in a scene from the film 'Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome', 1985.

Tina Turner wearing silver attire in a scene from the film 'Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome', 1985.

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Tina Turner performs on stage with Ike & Tina Turner in 1972 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Tina Turner performs on stage with Ike & Tina Turner in 1972 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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TINA TURNER 4 Grammy Awards 1985 Los Angeles here with Lionel Richie and his award

TINA TURNER 4 Grammy Awards 1985 Los Angeles here with Lionel Richie and his award 

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Tina Turner of the Ike & Tina Turner Revue performs live on stage at the Hammersmith Odeon in London on 24th October 1975.

Tina Turner of the Ike & Tina Turner Revue performs live on stage at the Hammersmith Odeon in London on 24th October 1975.

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Tina Turner pictured in 1992.

Tina Turner pictured in 1992.

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Tina Turner performs during a concert at Madison Square Garden on November 28, 1969 in New York City, New York

Tina Turner performs during a concert at Madison Square Garden on November 28, 1969 in New York City, New York

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American pop and soul singer Tina Turner, 1988.

The singer in 1988.

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Tina Turner of the husband-and-wife R&B duo Ike & Tina Turner performs onstage with their back-up dancers "The Ikettes" on January 21, 1969.

Tina Turner performs onstage with her back-up dancers "The Ikettes" on January 21, 1969.

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American Singer Tina Turner

Tina Turner poses for a portrait in circa 1970.

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Tina Turner poses for a portrait in 1964

Tina Turner poses for a portrait in 1964

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Singers Tina Turner and David Bowie backstage at the Birmingham NEC

Singers Tina Turner and David Bowie backstage at the Birmingham NEC

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Singer Tina Turner performs live on stage at Wembley Stadium

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Paul McCartney and Tina Turner performing on stage at The Prince's Trust 10th Birthday Party at Wembley Arena, London, United Kingdom on 20th June 1986. Behind them from left to right are: Mark King, Paul Young, Rick Parfitt and Francis Rossi.

Paul McCartney and Tina Turner performing on stage at The Prince's Trust 10th Birthday Party at Wembley Arena, London, United Kingdom on 20th June 1986. Behind them from left to right are: Mark King, Paul Young, Rick Parfitt and Francis Rossi.

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