March 16, 1971
The Grammy Awards are presented since 1952 by the Recording Academy to recognize achievements in the music industry. Ike & Tina Turner received several Grammy nominations over the year, with the first one in 1962 for their single It’s Gonna Work Out Fine. In 1971, they won the Grammy in the category „Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Group“ for the Creedence Clearwater Revivial cover Proud Mary and Ike Turner won his first solo Grammy in 2007 for his album Risin’ With The Blues, shortly before he passed away. In 1991, Ike & Tina Turner were also inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame as a duo.