Beyonce may be busy on her "Renaissance" World Tour, but she isn't too busy to post a Tina Turner tribute. On Wednesday, May 24, the news of Tina Turner's passing at the age of 83 saddened fans worldwide. Turner's official Instagram account shared a post confirming her death and expressing deep sadness. The caption acknowledged Turner's immense musical talent and her ability to captivate millions of fans while inspiring future generations. The post bid farewell to a dear friend and recognized Turner's music as her greatest legacy. Heartfelt condolences were extended to her family, emphasizing the profound impact Turner had on the world.
Immediate tributes poured in from notable figures such as Beyoncé, former US President Barack Obama, and Usher. Beyoncé had the once-in-a-lifetime chance to perform with the legendary Queen of Rock & Roll. As such, her tribute was accompanied by a photo of her performing "Proud Mary" with Turner at the 2008 Grammys. The iconic pop artist expressed her deep love and gratitude for the late singer. She praised Turner's inspiration, resilience, power, and passion, emphasizing the profound impact she had on paving the way for others. Beyonce went beyond simply posting a message to social media. In fact, the tribute is on the home page of her website.
Beyonce Is Joined By A Chorus Of Mourners
Beyonce is not the only one honoring the late legend. Earlier today, the news of Tina Turner's passing was confirmed. Turner's team released a statement on her social media accounts, announcing the sad news and acknowledging her immense impact on fans worldwide. The statement emphasized Turner's enchanting music and her unwavering passion for life, which inspired countless individuals, including future stars. The team bid farewell to a dear friend and recognized Turner's music as her greatest legacy, offering heartfelt condolences to her family.
The loss of Tina Turner has deeply saddened and affected a generation of performers who admired her. Questlove expressed his sorrow, referring to her as a survivor and a legendary figure whose longevity he had always believed in. Erykah Badu also shared her thoughts on social media, describing Turner as a cultural icon and wishing her a safe journey, using Turner's birth name, Anna Mae Bullock. Alongside her message, Badu posted a picture of the iconic singer, paying tribute to her remarkable presence. With iconic artists like Beyonce, Erykah Badu, and many, many others paying tribute, it goes to show just how far reaching Tina Turner's influence on the world was. Stay tuned to HNHH for the latest updates.