Music icon Tina Turner dies after long illness aged 83

Tina Turner is dead at the age of 83.

The iconic singer died at her home in Switzerland today following a long illness.

‘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 Küsnacht near Zurich, Switzerland.

‘With her, the world loses a music legend and a role model,’ her representatives said in a statement.