Tina Turner To Be Broadcast, Webcast

The first three songs of the R&B diva's farewell tour opener on Thursday (March 23) will be shown on VH1 and VH1.com.

The first three songs of Tina Turner's opening-night concert

Thursday (March 23) at the Target Center in Minneapolis will be

broadcast on VH1 and Webcast on VH1.com at 10 p.m. EST, a VH1

spokesperson said. The song selections will remain a surprise until

showtime. The Web site also is sponsoring an online auction, where

fans can bid on front-row seats at 47 of the R&B diva's upcoming

performances on what is billed as her farewell world tour. The 60-

year-old Turner's latest album, Twenty Four Seven, is #57 on

the Billboard 200 albums chart. (SonicNet's parent company,

Viacom, also owns VH1.)