Diana Ross said she was “shocked and saddened” by the news of Turner’s death, while Sir Elton John paid tribute to a “complete legend on record and stage”.
Rolling Stone Sir Mick Jagger, who duetted with Turner at Live Aid in 1985, spoke of his grief at the news of her passing.
“She really was a tremendously talented artist and singer. She was inspiring, warm, funny and generous. She helped me so much when I was young and I will never forget her,” he said.
US President Joe Biden called her “one of the most successful artists of all time”.
He said: “Jill and I send our love and prayers to her husband Erwin, the rest of the Turner family and fans around the world who today mourn the woman they agreed was simply the best.”
Oprah Winfrey remembered the singer as “our eternal goddess of rock ‘n’ roll who was a role model not only to me but to the world”.
Echoing this sentiment, pop singer Christina Aguilera said she was “deeply saddened” by the loss of Turner.
“How do we say goodbye to a woman who owned her pain and trauma and used it as a means to help change the world?” said Angela Bassett, who played Turner in the 1993 biopic What’s Love Got to Do with It?
In a statement shared with CNN, Turner’s family said: “Tina Turner, the Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, passed away peacefully today at the age of 83 after a long illness at her home in Küsnacht near Zurich, Switzerland.
“With her, the world loses a music legend and a role model.”