Turner shakes it up during Grammy performance

Monday, February 11, 2008

LOS ANGELES -- At age 68, Tina Turner kept those fabled legs largely covered by a silver pantsuit. But she proved she could still shake 'em -- and the metallic outfit didn't cover everything.

Turner was given a generous three-song spotlight on Sunday's Grammy Awards, introduced by current hitmaker Beyonce, who joined her for "Proud Mary." Two songs were central to Turner's 1980s comeback, "What's Love Got to Do With It" and "Better Be Good to Me."

Beyonce, 26, preceded Turner with a tribute that recalled heroes from Mahalia Jackson to Whitney Houston.

The dual divas were introduced by third, Cher, who poked fun at being a relic in a youthful business: "As many of you know, I first started singing when Lincoln was president, and I know a star when I see one."

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