Tina Turner: A Life in the Spotlight (Photos)

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Tina Turner: A Life in the Spotlight (Photos)

Tina Turner, the legendary performer whose hits included “Proud Mary,” “The Best” and “What’s Love Got to Do With It,” died Wednesday at age 83 after a long illness.

She started her career as a teen singing with her future husband Ike Turner’s band, Kings of Rhythm. Her first recording came in 1958 for the song “Boxtop,” where she was credited as Little Ann (her birth name was Anna Mae Bullock). Her collaboration with Turner turned the duo into superstars from the ’60s to the ’70s. After they split, Turner found solo success in the ’80s, and was dubbed “The Queen of Rock n’ Roll.”

Follow TheWrap through a photo retrospective of Tina Turner’s career.