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Tina Turner Barbie joins the brand’s signature musical series

The queen of rock ‘n’ roll has officially been engaged to Barbie.

Tina Turner revealed her resemblance to Barbie on Thursday (October 13) as part of the latest installment in the brand’s Signature musical series. In honor of the 40th anniversary of her classic hit, “What’s Love Got to Do With It,” the doll captures the star’s image from her spiky blonde hairstyle down to her pointy heels.

“I am honored to welcome my Barbie to the group of pioneering women already represented and to showcase my journey to more children,” the singer said in a statement.

Get a 360° view of the Tina Turner Barbie, revealed on her instagram.

From his fifth solo album private dancer“What’s Love Got to Do With It” won the singer Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance at the Grammy Awards in 1985. The song marked a huge turning point in the star’s solo career. as it would become her first and only No. 1 single. Aged 44 at the time of the song’s release, she became the oldest solo female artist to top BillboardThe Hot 100 chart. The track was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2012 and gave the singer her third award.

Replicated from the song’s iconic music video, Turner’s Barbie, with a small plastic microphone in her hand, wears a leather miniskirt, cropped denim jacket and fishnet stockings. Her teardrop earrings and signature red lip provide subtle but important touches. Watch the video and see the inspiration for the doll’s classic Turner look.

Tina Turner’s Barbie is among other artists like Gloria Estefan, David Bowie and Elvis Presley in Barbie’s Signature Musical Series. From Sally Ride to Freida Kahlo, she also joins the ranks of so many other inspiring female figures immortalized in doll form.

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