Lizzo honored the late music icon Tina Turner with a show-stopping second in Phoenix on Wednesday evening.
“As a Black woman in a rock band, I’d not exist if it was not for the queen of rock ‘n’ roll,” she mentioned. “And bear in mind this: There wouldn’t be no rock ‘n’ roll with out Tina Turner.”
Then she launched into “Proud Mary,” considered one of Turner’s signature tunes, full with some Turner-inspired dance strikes, as a lot of the sold-out Footprint Heart sang alongside:
“Proud Mary” was a 1969 hit by Creedence Clearwater Revival. Ike and Tina Turner famously reworked the music, and it turned successful for them two years later ― and a staple of Tina Turner’s stay exhibits for the remainder of her profession:
Lizzo’s tribute to Turner was additionally seize by followers within the enviornment on Wednesday evening:
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