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GENEVA (AP) - Singer and actress Tina Turner is on her way to becoming a Swiss citizen.
The American rock diva has lived in the Zurich suburb of Kuesnacht since the mid-1990s.
The local Zuerichsee-Zeitung newspaper said on its website the local council announced its decision to grant the 73-year-old Turner citizenship in an official notice published in Friday's edition.
The decision still requires formal approval from cantonal (state) and federal authorities.
Turner performed with her then-husband, Ike Turner, in the 1960s and '70s. Their hits included "Proud Mary" and "Nutbush City Limits." After a divorce, Tina Turner had a successful solo singing career in the '80s.
Turner's life was depicted in the 1993 film, "What's Love Got to Do with It?" She was portrayed by Angela Bassett.
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