A new Tina Turner memorial is already in the works following the death of the music icon.

Turner’s hometown of Brownsville, Tennessee, revealed plans to build a new statue in honor of Turner. Brownsville Mayor Bill Rawls Jr. shared details of the statue plans with TMZ. 

Rawls says he is hoping for the statue to be located in Brownsville’s Heritage Park. The park is located close to the Turner’s alma mater, Carver High School.

“When Tina stepped on stage, she owned it. We want this statue to represent that passion. Tina was an inspiration to the entire world… She showed the people of Brownsville no matter where you start, you own your story about where you end up,” Rawls told TMZ.

Tina Turner Museum

Brownsville is already home to the Tina Turner Museum, which opened in 2014. The museum is located in at the Flagg Grove School, which was the one-room schoolhouse attended by Turner in her childhood. The museum collection includes items like Turner’s costumes, high school yearbook, and her gold and platinum records.

Tributes Continue

The announcement of the statue comes as people across the globe continue to mourn the death of Turner.

Outpourings of love have come from artists like Janet Jackson, Janelle Monae, Lizzo, and Diana Ross.

@taraprmli0n Beyoncé sings River Deep Mountain High on her opening night in London, as a tribute to Tina Turner #renaissanceworldtour #rwt #beyonce #fyp #renaissanceworldtour2023 #foryoupage ♬ original sound – TP

During a recent London stop on her Renaissance Tour, Beyoncé paid tribute to Turner with a performance of “River Deep, Mountain High.” The singer also shared a loving post dedicated to Turner on her website.

“My beloved queen, I love you endlessly,” Beyoncé’s wrote. “I’m so grateful for your inspiration, and all the ways you have paved the way.”

Lizzo also took to the stage to honor Turner during her The Special Tour stop in Arizona. The singer-rapper performed “Proud Mary” and shared some sweet words about Turner and her legendary career.