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The Best Tina Turner Albums of All Time 

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Updated October 13, 2018 668 votes 186 voters 5k views 10 items

List Rules This list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

Tina Turner is widely known as one of the best female vocalists ever. Since she's such an influential artist, let’s rank the best Tina Turner albums, with the help of your votes. Eight years after she went solo from her Ike & Tina Turner years, Tina released Private Dancer (1984), one of the greatest comeback albums ever released. The LP contained 7 singles including "What's Love Got to Do with It," "Better Be Good to Me," and "Let's Stay Together."

This Tina Turner discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Tina Turner albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Tina Turner singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Tina Turner album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Tina Turner album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

This list of Tina Turner albums includes Foreign Affair (1989), Break Every Rule (1986), and more. This list of popular Tina Turner CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion.

Private Dancer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tina Turner Albums of All Time
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1. I Might Have Been Queen
2. What's Love Got to Do with It
3. Show Some Respect
4. I Can't Stand the Rain
5. Private Dancer
6. Let's Stay Together
7. Better Be Good to Me
8. Steel Claw
9. Help!
10. 1984

Release Date: 1984

Artist: Tina Turner

Tracks: Let's Stay Together, I Might Have Been Queen, Show Some Respect, + more

Label: Capitol Records

Genres (Music): Rhythm and blues, Rock music, Pop music, New Wave, Pop rock, + more

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Foreign Affair is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tina Turner Albums of All Time
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1. Steamy Windows
2. The Best
3. You Know Who (Is Doing You Know What)
4. Undercover Agent for the Blues
5. Look Me in the Heart
6. Be Tender with Me Baby
7. You Can't Stop Me Loving You
8. Ask Me How I Feel
9. Falling Like Rain
10. I Don't Wanna Lose You
11. Not Enough Romance
12. Foreign Affair

Release Date: 1989

Artist: Tina Turner

Tracks: The Best, Ask Me How I Feel, You Can't Stop Me Loving You, + more

Length (mins): 00:52:28

Genres (Music): Rock music, Pop music, Pop rock, Soul music, Contemporary R&B

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Break Every Rule is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tina Turner Albums of All Time
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1. Typical Male
2. What You Get Is What You See
3. Two People
4. Till the Right Man Comes Along
5. Afterglow
6. Girls
7. Back Where You Started
8. Break Every Rule
9. Overnight Sensation
10. Paradise Is Here
11. I'll Be Thunder

Release Date: 1986

Artist: Tina Turner

Tracks: I'll Be Thunder, Typical Male, Till the Right Man Comes Along, + more

Length (mins): 00:50:48

Genres (Music): Rock music, Country, Pop music, Pop rock, Soul music, + more

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What's Love Got to Do Wi... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tina Turner Albums of All Time
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  1. I Don't Wanna Fight
  2. Rock Me Baby
  3. Disco Inferno
  4. Why Must We Wait Until Tonight
  5. Stay Awhile
  6. Nutbush City Limits
  7. (Darlin') You Know I Love You
  8. Proud Mary
  9. A Fool in Love
  10. It's Gonna Work Out Fine
  11. Shake a Tail Feather
  12. I Might Have Been Queen
  13. What's Love Got to Do with It
  14. Tina's Wish

Release Date: 1993

Artist: Tina Turner

Tracks: Proud Mary, Disco Inferno, I Might Have Been Queen, + more

Genres (Music): Rock music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

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