Tina Turner To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award By Recording Academy

The Recording Academy announced Monday Tina Turner will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s GRAMMY Awards. The Academy will also honor Hal Blaine, Neil Diamond, Emmylou Harris, Queen and musician, songwriter and bandleader Louis Jordan.

Tina Turner’s career was launched in the 1950’s alongside ex-husband Ike Turner. After being involved in a violently abusive relationship, she later divorced her husband and moved on to a successful solo career with numerous hit songs including “What’s Love Got to Do With It,” “Better Be Good to Me,” “Private Dancer” and “Typical Male.” She was elected into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1991. Turner married longtime boyfriend Erwin Bach in July 2013.

The 60th GRAMMY Awards will take place at Madison Square Garden in New York on Jan. 28, 2018, airing live on CBS from 7:30–11 p.m. ET/4:30–8 p.m. PT.


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