Tina Turner

Tina Turner dismisses marriage to Ike Turner

Tina Turner dismisses marriage to Ike Turner

Tina Turner considers her marriage to Erwin Bach to be her only union because she was forced to tie the knot with her abusive first husband Ike Turner. The 79-year-old music legend was married to Ike from 1962 to 1978 and they had numerous hits together as the Ike & Tina Turner Revue, tracks such as ‘River Deep – Mountain High’ and ‘Proud Mary’. Behind closed door... »

Tina musical releases The Hunter from soundtrack album

Tina musical releases The Hunter from soundtrack album

‘Tina’ has released ‘The Hunter’ as the second single from the musical’s upcoming original London cast recording. The new rendition of the track – which was originally released as by Ike & Tina Turner in 1969 – has been reworked for the stage show, with Ike actor Kobna Holdbrook-Smith taking the lead on the classic R&B hit. Nicholas Skilbeck –... »

Lauren Steadman ‘loved every second’ of Strictly

Lauren Steadman ‘loved every second’ of Strictly

Lauren Steadman didn’t think in her "wildest dreams" that she could look so "elegant" on ‘Strictly Come Dancing’. The 25-year-old British Paralympic athlete – who was eliminated from the BBC show with her professional dance partner AJ Pritchard on Sunday night (09.12.18) – is amazed by how much her dancing skills developed as she progressed on the ... »

Tina Turner ‘doesn’t know’ why son took his own life

Tina Turner ‘doesn’t know’ why son took his own life

Tina Turner "still doesn’t know" what drove her son to take his own life. The 78-year-old singer tragically lost her son Craig in July this year when he took his own life at the age of 59, and says she still doesn’t know what "took him to the edge", as he had just started a new job and fallen in love with a woman whom he told his mother was unlike any other. Tina sa... »

Tina Turner’s secret kidney transplant

Tina Turner’s secret kidney transplant

Tina Turner underwent a secret kidney transplant. The ‘What’s Love Got to Do With It’ hitmaker has revealed she underwent the procedure – with her husband Erwin Bach as the donor – and admitted the pain was so bad when she had kidney failure that she wanted to end her life. She shared: "By December 2016, my kidneys were at 20% and plunging rapidly. I faced two ch... »

Backstreet Boys returning to MTV VMAs for red carpet pre-show

Backstreet Boys returning to MTV VMAs for red carpet pre-show

Backstreet Boys will be among the performers at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards red carpet pre-show. The ‘I Want It That Way’ hitmakers and newcomers Bazzi and Bryce Vine will warm up guests as they arrive at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on August 20. It has not been announced which song the boyband – comprised of Nick Carter, Kevin Richardson, Brian Littrell, AJ McLean... »

Tina Turner scatters son’s ashes off Californian coast

Tina Turner scatters son’s ashes off Californian coast

Tina Turner experienced her "saddest moment as a mother" as she scattered her late son’s ashes. The ‘It’s Only Love’ hitmaker bid her eldest child, Craig Raymond Turner, who was 59 when he took his own life earlier this month, a final farewell with family and loved ones as she spread his ashes into the sea off the Californian coast last Friday (19.07.18). Alongsid... »

Queen and Tina Turner honoured by Recording Academy

Queen and Tina Turner honoured by Recording Academy

Queen and Tina Turner have been honoured with a Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award. The ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ hitmakers – including the late Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor and John Deacon – have been recognised alongside the ‘Simply The Best’ singer as well as the likes of Neil Diamond and Emmylou Harris. Neil Portnow, President and CEO of the ... »

Tina Turner prepared for stage show ‘pain’

Tina Turner prepared for stage show ‘pain’

Tina Turner will find it "painful" seeing her ex-husband Ike Turner portrayed on stage. The 77-year-old singer has given her seal of approval to the casting of Kobna Holdbrook-Smith as her late former spouse, who she accused of abusing her and controlling her life, in upcoming musical ‘Tina’, but she knows seeing their marriage played out will bring up bad memories of the pas... »

Tina Turner didn’t want to come out of retirement

Tina Turner didn’t want to come out of retirement

Tina Turner didn’t want to come out of retirement – but felt she had to as she wanted to give her fans "hope". The ‘Simply The Best’ singer appeared at the Hospital Club in London to celebrate her upcoming musical ‘Tina’ but admits it was her fans that encouraged her to return to music. She admitted: "This is going to be a little difficult. I don&... »

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