February 26, 1985
The Grammy Awards are presented since 1952 by the Recording Academy to recognize achievements in the music industry. Tina Turner won 12 Grammy Awards, which include eight competitive awards, three Grammy Hall of Fame awards and a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. Beside of this, Tina was several times guest at the ceremony. The first time in 1971, as she received a Grammy as part of the Ike & Tina Turner Review for the song Proud Mary. After the split from Ike, she presented an award together with James Brown in 1982 and she received her first solo Grammy’s in 1985, where she also was a musical guest. In 1993, she presented a Grammy to Eric Clapton an in 2008 at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards, she performed three songs live, including a duet on Proud Mary with Beyoncé. In 2018, Tina received a Lifetime Achievement Award at a tribute show in October, for which she sent a video message with her acceptance speech.