Lizzo is honoring the Queen of Rock 'n' Roll.The «2 Be Loved» singer paid tribute to Tina Turner on Wednesday, just hours after news broke of the legendary artist's death.
During her Special Tour stop in Phoenix, Arizona, Lizzo hit the stage to deliver a wildly entertaining and cathartic rendition of Turner's 1970 hit, «Proud Mary.» The chill-inducing performance was captured and shared on social media, along with her remarks about Turner's enduring legacy.«Today, we lost an icon,» Lizzo said. «And I haven’t allowed myself to be sad.
I haven’t allowed myself to cry about it. And I don’t want to right now because I’d much rather celebrate the incredible legend Tina Turner is.
As a Black girl in a rock band, I would not exist if it was not for the Queen of Rock 'n' Roll.»She concluded by shouting, three times: «There would be no rock 'n' roll without Tina Turner!» Lizzo leaves it all on the stage as she dives head-first into the performance, jumping up and down and ripping off her sequin skirt at one point to reveal a bodysuit underneath.Read more on etonline.com