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Tina Turner sells music rights to BMG


Although BMG took over Turner’s interests, Warner Music would remain her record company, retaining the share of Turner’s records she has held since she began her solo career in the early 1980s.

Known as the queen of rock’n’roll, Turner’s career continues to have an indelible impact on the music industry. Last year her song “What’s Love Got to Do With It” was revamped by electronic producer Kygo and received new life on the Billboard charts – including Turner’s first appearance on the Hot Dance / Electronic Songs list. , where it peaked at No.7 He also topped the Dance / Electronic Digital Song Sales charts and reached No.20 on the Adult Contemporary Airplay charts.

Turner began his career in the 1960s as one half of the Ike & Tina Turner duo, achieving numerous chart hits over the course of 15 years. As a solo artist, she racked up several top 20 charts on the Billboard Hot 100, including the # 1 hit “What’s Love Got to Do With It”, “Better Be Good to Me”, “Private Dancer” , “We Don ‘t Need Another Hero”, “Typical Male” and “The Best”. His life and work have since been immortalized in three different projects, including the 2021 documentary. Tina, the 1993 biopic What does love have to do with it and Tony’s award-winning musical Tina: The Tina Turner musical.

“Like any artist, protecting my life’s work, my musical heritage, is something personal. I am confident that with BMG and Warner Music my work is in professional and reliable hands, ”Turner said in a statement.

CEO of BMG Hartwig masuch added, “We are honored to take over the management of Tina Turner’s musical and business interests. It is a responsibility we take seriously and will diligently pursue. She is truly and simply the best.

Turner’s music rights will join BMG’s already extensive catalog, which includes works by John Lennon, Ringo Starr, Mick Fleetwood, Roger Waters, Kurt Cobain, Blondie, David Bowie, Scorpions, The Kinks, Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden and Mick Jagger and Keith Richards.


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