This can't be right. You're not going to believe this. The ageless Tina Turner has been a mainstay on the Billboard charts for half a century. Fifty years ago this week, Ike & Tina Turner were scaling the Hot 100 for the first time with "A Fool In Love."
Tina has seen lots of ups and downs since then. The downs were documented in What's Love Got To Do With It, the 1993 movie based on her life. The ups have mostly come since she went out on her own in 1976.
Artists leave established groups all the time, but it's rare for an artist's solo career to surpass his or her group achievements. But Tina has done just that. She has amassed 14 top 40 hits on her own, compared to six for Ike & Tina. Six of her albums have made the top 40 on The Billboard 200, compared to just two for Ike & Tina. She has won six Grammys, versus just one for Ike & Tina.Read More »from Chart Watch Extra: The Ageless Tina Turner