Ultimately, "We Are The World" showed what the influence and unity of the music industry could accomplish when it comes together for a good cause and addresses the important issues of the time. In 1992, Ebony asked Tina Turner what type of singer she was. “I finally had a chance to sing.” And sing she does: Her robust vocal slices through Spector’s trademark Wall of Sound, making the lyrics’ proclamations of love sound like ironclad promises. The duo rocked both … In 2012, "What's Love Got to Do with It" was inducted into the GRAMMY Hall of Fame—her third induction. In her full acceptance speech below, witness a surprised and grateful 19-year-old Xtina shine as she accepts her first GRAMMY win in a silver slip dress accented with rhinestone butterflies. The Dowsers is the first magazine about playlists, brought to you by top artists, writers and DJs. In addition to winning the GRAMMY for Song Of The Year, it also won for Record Of The Year, Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal and Best Music Video. These five vocal performances show off her incredible emotional and vocal ranges, and prove that her place in music isn’t defined by genre or style as much as it is by her incredible resilience and work ethic. Best Musical: “Jagged Little Pill”; “Moulin Rouge: The Musical”; “Tina — The Tina Turner Musical” Best Play: “Grand Horizons”; “The Inheritance”; “Sea Wall/A Life”; “Slave Play”; “The Sound Inside” In the '80s, radio-friendly hits such as Toto's "Rosanna" (1982), Michael Jackson's "Beat It" (1983) and Tina Turner's "What's Love Got To Do With It" (1984) were among the winning recordings. Daniel J. Watts, “Tina – The Tina Turner Musical” Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical. It’s not rock and roll,'” Tina told John Pidgeon in the BBC Books release Classic Albums. “I felt, ‘Gosh, what a strange little song. On November 26, 1939, Anna Mae Bullock was born in Nutbush, Tennessee. The legendary singer celebrated her birthday in a video posted to social media, where she opened up about the milestone. Be the first to find out about winners, nominees, and more from Music's Biggest Night. Record Of The Year: Full List Of Winners And Nominees. 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Both singles inspired 1985's Live Aid, the first benefit concert of its size and caliber, as well as Willie Nelson's long-running Farm Aid shows. The Queen of Rock ’n’ Roll turned 81 on November 26, 2020, and to celebrate we take a look back at her chart-topping tunes. Year Nominee / work Award Result Ref. “For the first time in my life, it wasn’t R&B,” Tina told Kurt Loder in a 1984. interview. She began singing as a teenager and, after moving to St. Louis, Missouri, immersed herself in the local rhythm-and-blues scene.She met Ike Turner at a performance by his band, the Kings of Rhythm, in 1956, and soon became part of the act. My press agent at the time, Susan Blond, literally cried. Tina: The Tina Turner Musical is a jukebox musical featuring the music of Tina Turner and depicting her life from her humble beginnings in Nutbush, Tennessee, to her transformation into a rock 'n roll star. Numerically speaking, it's the first category on the GRAMMY Awards nominations list. 1985 What's love got to do with it? “The Best” (1989) GRAMMY Rewind: Watch Donna Summer Win Best Female R&B Vocal Performance For "Last Dance" In 1979. Following the momentous release of their lively 1982 debut album, Kissing To Be Clever, they were also nominated for one of its hit singles—and '80s classic—"Do You Really Want To Hurt Me.". In this latest edition of GRAMMY Rewind, pop icon Tina Turner wins Best Pop Vocal Performance in 1985 for "What's Love Got To Do with It" at the 27th GRAMMY Awards, In the latest edition of GRAMMY Rewind, we revisit the night the Quincy-Jones-produced, mega-star-studded charity single won big at the 1986 GRAMMYs, Time travel through GRAMMY history and revisit the impressive lineage of Record Of The Year winners, As the 2000 Best New Artist, she beat fellow nominees Macy Gray, Britney Spears, Susan Tedeschi, and Kid Rock. “Nutbush City Limits” (1973) Turner was born into a sharecropping family in rural Tennessee. Songwriters Mike Chapman and Holly Knight had written Tina’s demanding 1984 hit “Better Be Good to Me,” and five years later she plucked another one of their songs—the praise-stuffed “The Best,” originally written for Welsh belter Bonnie Tyler—for her own personal songbook. A 26-year-old Beyonce joined 67-year-old Tina Turner for an exuberant version of Turner's Grammy-winning single "Proud Mary." Check out Turner's acceptance speech above, and stay tuned for more GRAMMY Rewind episodes every Friday. Honors in several categories are presented at the ceremony annually by the National … As the 2000 Best New Artist, she beat fellow nominees Macy Gray, Britney Spears, Susan Tedeschi, and Kid Rock. Ike and Tina’s transformation of Creedence Clearwater Revival’s 1969 riverboat chronicle turned it into one of Tina’s signature songs, with its lazy-river rhythms eventually exploding into a horn-festooned rave-up and giving Tina a chance to reinvent rock in her own image. Case in point: this past July, in the midst of the global pandemic, the Queen of Rock and Roll released a remixed version of her 1984 hit “What’s Love Got To Do With It” with DJ Kygo to the joy of fans around the world. ... the moves and even the gorgeous dusky pipes of Tina Turner. On Jan. 28, 1985, 35 years ago, legendary producer Quincy Jones gathered 45 of the biggest artists of the day, including Bob Dylan, Huey Lewis and the News, Stevie Wonder and Cyndi Lauper, at A&M Studios in Los Angeles to record the now-historic charity single, "We Are The World." Tina’s collaboration with then-white-hot producer Phil Spector was a meeting of two powerhouses, and the title track from 1966’s, which Spector wrote with pop hitmakers Jeff Barry and Ellie Greenwich, shows how their seemingly clashing styles could come together in rousing fashion. Carole King (2015) The legendary Aretha Franklin, a previous honoree herself, surprised everyone … But the version that appeared on 1993’s soundtrack to the Angela Bassett-starring biopic What’s Love Got to Do With It has a special resonance: Tina recorded a new version of that track and other songs from the period when she was second-billed to her abusive ex-husband, and the spitfire vocal she offers up on “Mary” doubles as a celebration of the rebirth she began almost a decade prior. In this latest edition of GRAMMY Rewind, pop icon Tina Turner wins Best Pop Vocal Performance in 1985 for "What's Love Got To Do with It" at the 27th GRAMMY Awards. © 2021 - Recording Academy. The Record Of The Year lineage continued into the 2000s and beyond with unforgettable hits such as U2's "Beautiful Day" (2000), Green Day's "Boulevard Of Broken Dreams" (2005), Amy Winehouse's "Rehab" (2007), Daft Punk featuring Pharrell Williams & Nile Rodgers' "Get Lucky" (2013), and most recently, Adele's "Hello" (2016). “I felt, ‘Gosh, what a strange little song. Tina Turner is looking great and feeling “good” as she turns 80. “What’s Love Got to Do With It” (1984) On November 26, 1939, Anna Mae Bullock was born in Nutbush, Tennessee. But I want to say that I have to thank many people," Turner said in her acceptance speech for Best Pop Vocal Performance, which you can watch above in our latest edition of GRAMMY Rewind. The locomotive live version featured on the deluxe edition of The Rolling Stones’ 1970 live album Get Yer Ya-Yas Out! 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"I've been waiting for this opportunity for such a long time, and I can't stay for as long as I'd like to say. These five vocal performances show off her incredible emotional and vocal ranges, and prove that her place in music isn’t defined by genre or style as much as it is by her incredible resilience and work ethic. “For the first time in my life, it wasn’t R&B,” Tina told Kurt Loder in a 1984 Rolling Stone interview. Tina’s voice is one of American music’s most singular instruments: Formidable and rugged, it wrings soul out of heartbroken ballads and defiant anthems alike. Watch the group's full acceptance speech below to witness legendary frontman Boy George, rocking winged eyeliner and magenta lips, deliver a charming moment that shocked a gender-binary, Ronald-Reagan-ruled America. Live performance virtually stopped in March but 2020 still managed to sneak in some inspired theater. Versions of Tina doing “Proud Mary” abound, and they’re always worth listening to. Watch: GRAMMY Rewind: Watch Kendrick Lamar, U2 & Dave Chappelle Open The 2018 GRAMMYs With A Powerful Performance. What's the category? Tina’s collaboration with then-white-hot producer Phil Spector was a meeting of two powerhouses, and the title track from 1966’s River Deep – Mountain High, which Spector wrote with pop hitmakers Jeff Barry and Ellie Greenwich, shows how their seemingly clashing styles could come together in rousing fashion. Best Female Video Tina Turner: We Don't Need Another Hero (1985) 1985 Winner VMA: Best Female Video Tina Turner: What's Love Got to Do with It (1984) Nominee VMA: Best Stage Performance in a Video Tina Turner: Better Be Good to Me (1984) I just wish I had said it with a bit more intention at the time.". “It was unusual and different, but it was so different,” Tina recalled in Classic Albums. Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock, November 26, 1939) is an American-born Swiss singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress.Known as the "Queen of Rock 'n' Roll", she rose to prominence as the frontwoman of The Ike & Tina Turner Revue before launching a successful career as a solo performer.She is noted for her energetic stage presence, powerful vocals, and career longevity. is particularly taut. “Proud Mary” (1993) Three-plus decades later, Bullock, who had by then rechristened herself as Tina Turner, would commemorate the small cotton-producing hamlet’s “church house, gin house … school house, [and] outhouse” in this stomping slice of glam-funk, the last single she produced with her eventual ex Ike Turner. “It was unusual and different, but it was, . From the Northern California Music awards 2016, Kiesha was awarded entertainer of the year and in 2017, awarded best performance by an impersonator of Tina Turner by the BMA Awards. “River Deep – Mountain High” (1966) Turner's voice, with its whiplash gospel, survivor's pride, and endless capacity for ecstasy never ceases to please her fans. The Record Of The Year category's 59-year history offers a unique aural tour through the annals popular music — one that certainly has the makings for one powerfully diverse playlist. But meeting Britten changed her mind; after hearing her out, he switched up some chord changes and altered its key, and Tina felt comfortable enough to lend it her impassioned, soaring vocal. Along the way, though David decides he wants to be back together with Patrick, he sits on the decision in order to get a few more presents. Tune in to the 60th GRAMMY Awards on Jan. 28 to find out. “I finally had a chance to sing.” And sing she does: Her robust vocal slices through Spector’s trademark Wall of Sound, making the lyrics’ proclamations of love sound like ironclad promises. asked Tina Turner what type of singer she was. And now you have RuPaul and 'Drag Race,' which my nephew in Leeds watches. More: GRAMMY Rewind: Watch Mariah Carey Shine As She Wins Best New Artist At The 1991 GRAMMYs. rallying cry “We Don’t Need Another Hero” and the longing “Typical Male”—that let Tina get vocally loose. Ever since Shirley Bassey’s iconic theme for Goldfinger , the 007 producers have tapped a contemporary pop artist to sing a theme song for almost every subsequent movie. For the latest episode of GRAMMY Rewind, GRAMMY.com revisits the 28th GRAMMY Awards, held in Los Angeles in 1986, when the star-studded, seven-minute track, penned by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie and produced by Jones, took home Song Of The Year, along with three other big wins. How the L.A. In 2018, the queer icon reflected on the moment during an interview with Variety: "I didn't really consider what it meant for anyone else, as I was in England…But people [in the U.S.] were freaking out when I said that. The '90s netted the likes of Eric Clapton's moving "Tears In Heaven" (1992), Whitney Houston's ubiquitous "I Will Always Love You" (1993) and Santana featuring Rob Thomas' infectious "Smooth" (1999). 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The "Beautiful" singer has since earned five total GRAMMY wins and 20 nominations. Alicia Keys – “Fallin'” (2001) Keys took home the award for Best New Artist in a Video at the 2001 … “That’s why it was a hit, because there hasn’t been anything out there like it since, either. Wins. It's Record Of The Year, which is an award that goes to a track's artist, producer, engineer, mixer, and mastering engineer. 1971 Ike & Tina Turner Best Duo Of The Year Won Life Magazine. The initial idea for "We Are The World" came from singer/activist/actor Harry Belafonte, who was inspired by Band Aid's 1984 charity single, "Do They Know It's Christmas." Tina throws herself into the description of the “quiet little old community, a one-horse town” fully, her stretched-out yowl contrasting with the insistent percussion and woozy analog synth in thrilling fashion. Happy Birthday, Tina Turner! In the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play, we have Audra McDonald (Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune) and Joaquina Kalukango (Slave Play). Tina Turner Read more about this and other GRAMMYs news at GRAMMY.com. Versions of Tina doing “Proud Mary” abound, and they’re always worth listening to. VIDEO: Fayth starrs in special performance alongside cast of ‘The Tina Turner Musical’ Fayth’s song choice was heavily influenced by her role in ‘The Tina Turner Musical’. has a special resonance: Tina recorded a new version of that track and other songs from the period when she was second-billed to her abusive ex-husband, and the spitfire vocal she offers up on “Mary” doubles as a celebration of the rebirth she began almost a decade prior. The visual for the song is a joyful journey back to the big-haired '80s, giving an inside look into the famous studio session. "Genie in a Bottle," the hit lead single for her 1999 self-titled debut album, was nominated for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance that year as well. The locomotive live version featured on the deluxe edition of The Rolling Stones’ 1970 live album, is particularly taut. Private Dancer-Tina Turner Best female performance Won What's love got to do with it -Tina Turner Nominated Natra Awards. Tina Turner Read more about this and other GRAMMYs news at GRAMMY.com Skip to main content ... Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female, Male. In 1985, pop deity Tina Turner was enjoying a major career resurgence with her ultra-popular renditions of Al Green's "Let's Stay Together" and "What's Love Got To Do with It (earlier recorded by Bucks Fizz). I got loads of inspiration from it,” she said. 4 Tina Turner’s Theme Song Recalls Shirley Bassey’s Classics A Bond movie is only as good as its theme song . “That’s why it was a hit, because there hasn’t been anything out there like it since, either. But the version that appeared on 1993’s soundtrack to the Angela Bassett-starring biopic. Tina Turner may be retired, but she never stops rocking. "When we called, you responded, and we thank you for that.". GRAMMY Rewind Returns With History-Making Performances, Acceptance Speeches & More Tina Turner's 1996 Wildest Dreams Tour makes a viewer feel practically omnipresent at the Amsterdam Arena. GRAMMY Rewind Returns With History-Making Performances, Acceptance Speeches & More, Michael Jackson (L) & Lionel Richie (R) at the 1986 GRAMMYs. Directed by Phyllida Lloyd with a book by Katori Hall, Frank Ketelaar, and Kees Prins, the musical had its world premiere on 17 April 2018 at the Aldwych Theatre in London. In 1992, Ebony asked Tina Turner what type of singer she was. It was one of those songs that you get maybe once a decade.” Britten would go on to write other tracks—including the. Content on this site does not reflect an endorsement or recommendation of any artist or music by the Recording Academy. Whatever Happened to My (Early 2000s) Rock ‘n’ Roll? I'm glad I said it now. It was one of those songs that you get maybe once a decade.” Britten would go on to write other tracks—including the Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome rallying cry “We Don’t Need Another Hero” and the longing “Typical Male”—that let Tina get vocally loose. "A serious singer," she replied—then added, "and a lasting singer." For The Record: Mariah Carey's Eternal Merry-Maker, "All I Want For Christmas Is You". Ike & Tina Turner were an American musical duo, formed in 1960, consisting of the husband-and-wife team Ike Turner and Tina Turner.They performed live as the Ike & Tina Turner Revue, supported by Ike Turner's band the Kings of Rhythm and backing vocalists called the Ikettes.The Ike & Tina Turner Revue was regarded as "one of the most potent live acts on the R&B circuit". “A serious singer,” she replied—then added, “and a lasting singer.” She was, of course, correct on both counts. The Musical Daniel J. Watts, Tina - The Tina Turner Musical Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Kathryn Gallagher, … Read: From Aretha Franklin To Public Enemy, Here's How Artists Have Amplified Social Justice Movements Through Music, "We are so proud to be a part of an industry of people that when the world is in need of helping each other, this music industry of ours responded," Richie said to his peers as he and Jackson accepted the Song Of The Year GRAMMY. The goal of this one-time supergroup, USA For Africa, was to raise money for famine relief in Africa; in Ethiopia alone, more than 1 million people had died due to hunger in the prior two years. She was, of course, corre Some of the content on this site expresses viewpoints and opinions that are not those of the Recording Academy. NEW YORK (AP) — The sobering musical “Jagged Little Pill,” which plumbs Alanis Morissette’s 1995 breakthrough album to tell a story of an American family spiraling out of control, earned a leading 15 Tony Award nominations Thursday, as the Broadway community took the first steps to celebrate a pandemic-shortened season that upended the theater world. All rights reserved. A cultural phenomenon and major commercial success, "We Are The World" sold more than 8 million copies in the U.S. and raised more than $75 million for famine relief in Africa. Luckily, better representation for the LGBTQ+ rainbow—including drag queens, honey!—in American media has continued to improve throughout the decades via groundbreaking shows like "RuPaul's Drag Race" (2009-2021) and "Pose" (2018-2021), the latter of which features trans actors and writers. Tina turned the song into a triumph, her effusive praise for a lover professed with such urgency and joy that it wound up turning into advocacy for her own status as “the best.”. What's The Difference? She has earned "Queen of Rock n' … And its winners have spanned jazz, pop, rock, R&B, and Latin, among other genres. There's Bobby Darin's swingin' "Mack The Knife" (1959), Henry Mancini's exquisite "Days Of Wine And Roses" (1963), Frank Sinatra's velvety "Strangers In The Night" (1966),  Simon And Garfunkel's inspired "Bridge Over Troubled Water," Roberta Flack's radiant "Killing Me Softly With His Song" (1973), and Captain & Tennille's breezy "Love Will Keep Us Together" (1975). The Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance was an award presented at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 and originally called the Gramophone Awards, to female recording artists for works (songs or albums) containing quality vocal performances in the rock music genre. Responsibility for the accuracy of information provided in stories not written by or specifically prepared for the Academy lies with the story's original source or writer. Tina’s voice is one of American music’s most singular instruments: Formidable and rugged, it wrings soul out of heartbroken ballads and defiant anthems alike. Conversely, it is typically one of the final categories announced on the annual GRAMMY telecast. Tina throws herself into the description of the “quiet little old community, a one-horse town” fully, her stretched-out yowl contrasting with the insistent percussion and woozy analog synth in thrilling fashion. In this latest edition of GRAMMY Rewind, pop icon Tina Turner wins Best Pop Vocal Performance in 1985 for "What's Love Got To Do with It" at the 27th GRAMMY Awards. It’s not rock and roll,'” Tina told John Pidgeon in the BBC Books release, . Look, sometimes the world just isn't ready—for a word, for a shift of the moral compass. Year Nominee / work Award Result Ref. Better Be Good To Me (Track) 29th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1986) See All Awards for This Year . She began performing as Tina Turner, and her electric stage presence quickly made her … Be the first to find out about GRAMMY nominees, winners, important news, and events. When Tina began putting together Private Dancer—the 1984 album that would double as her return to pop’s upper echelons—the first song she received was an odd track by British songwriter Terry Britten. Tina turned the song into a triumph, her effusive praise for a lover professed with such urgency and joy that it wound up turning into advocacy for her, the 1984 album that would double as her return to pop’s upper echelons—the first song she received was an odd track by British songwriter Terry Britten. Tina Turner is by far one of the the world's most influential Rock n' Roll performers in The History of Music & Performance. Songwriters Mike Chapman and Holly Knight had written Tina’s demanding 1984 hit “Better Be Good to Me,” and five years later she plucked another one of their songs—the praise-stuffed “The Best,” originally written for Welsh belter Bonnie Tyler—for her own personal songbook. Three-plus decades later, Bullock, who had by then rechristened herself as Tina Turner, would commemorate the small cotton-producing hamlet’s “church house, gin house … school house, [and] outhouse” in this stomping slice of glam-funk, the last single she produced with her eventual ex Ike Turner. “I chose the song because of having done the show. GRAMMY.com celebrates eternal pop diva Christina Aguilera's 40th birthday on today's episode of GRAMMY Rewind by revisiting her Best New Artist win at the 2000 GRAMMYs. "Thank you, America, you've got taste, style and you know a good drag queen when you see one," George offered, with a coy kiss to the camera. Also that year, at the 27th GRAMMY Awards, Turner won three golden gramophones for Private Dancer track: Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female. 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