|Birth name||Anna Mae Bullock|
|Also known as||Tina Turner|
|Born||November 26, 1939
Nutbush, Tennessee, United States
|Genres||R&B, soul, rock 'n' roll, pop, rock, dance|
|Occupations||Singer, songwriter, dancer, actress|
|Labels||Capitol, EMI, Parlophone, Virgin|
|Associated acts||Ike & Tina Turner, Bryan Adams|
Anna Mae Bullock, better known by her stage name Tina Turner (born November 26, 1939) is a singer, dancer and entertainer. She was born an raised in the United States, but is now a Swiss citizen. Her success and popularity in rock music has given her the nickname, "queen of rock". She is known worldwide for her overpowering and energetic stage presence, powerful vocals, ground-breaking concerts as well as for her long, well-proportioned legs that are considered the most famous in show business. She was listed on Rolling Stone's list The Immortals – The Greatest Artists of All Time. Turner is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee,. Two of her recordings are in the Grammy Hall of Fame: "River Deep - Mountain High" (1999) and "Proud Mary" (2003). Turner has won eight Grammy Awards. She is a Buddhist.
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- Nichiren Buddhism
- "Tina Turner Becoming Swiss Citizen, Giving Up U.S. Passport". January 25, 2013. http://foxnews.com/entertainment/2013/01/25/tina-turner-becoming-swiss-citizen-giving-up-us-passport/. Retrieved January 26, 2013.
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- "Hier besorgt sich Tina Turner den Schweizer Pass". Blick. April 23, 2013. http://www.blick.ch/people-tv/schweiz/hier-besorgt-sich-tina-turner-den-schweizer-pass-id2281138.html. Retrieved April 24, 2013.