Can you imagine having a performance with all the Barbie stars on stage?
Barbie announced the excitement on Instagram as well tagging Tina Turner in the Reel.
“Simply the best. 🎤 Barbie is proud to honor the unmatched career of the “Queen of Rock ’n Roll” with a @TinaTurner Barbie doll. Wearing a mini dress and denim jacket inspired by her look in the “What’s Love Got To Do With It” video, collectors and music fans alike can celebrate the music icon with the new Signature #Barbie doll.”
Mattel styled the new Tina Turner Doll to match the “What’s love Got To Do With It” video.
Mattel perfected the style, additionally including her spiked out hair do. David Bowie honored in the Barbie Signature Music Collection. The Turner doll is available to purchase online at sites like Amazon, Target, and Walmart for $55 — though the limited-edition doll has already sold out at some retailers.
Turner earned her first and only No. 1 single with “What’s Love Got to Do with It” on Billboard Hot 100. Additionally, it sold over 1.5 million copies worldwide. During that time, the then 44-year-old, marked the oldest solo female artist to earn the top Hot 100 chart.
Furthermore, the song ranked as the second-biggest single of 1984 in the U.S.
Also ranking as the 17th-biggest in the United Kingdom. The song peaked at number three in the U.K at that time.
The song received three awards at the 1985 Grammy Awards: Record of the Year, Song of the Year. Additionally, earning Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. In 1993, the song’s title was used as the title for the biographical film about Turner’s life.
During 2012, “What’s Love Got to Do with It” was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame, giving Turner her third Grammy Hall of Fame Award. The song ranked number 309 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of “The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time” and at 134 in their 2021 update.
Many predict the new Barbie Doll will sell out. The rate of Barbie sales dropped in 2015, but over the years steadily increased.
Fans shared excitement of the new doll on social media. One person said, Legendary!! She looks fantastic. Another person wrote, Iconic, I’m impressed with the hair.