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Pink (born Alecia Beth Moore, 08.09.1979) Pink is an American singer and songwriter who first rose to fame in 2000. She is possibly best known for her hit 'Get the Party Started' which was released in 2001 and later covered by Dame Shirley Bassey.
Childhood: Pink was born and raised in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. Her parents are Judy and James Moore. Her mother is a nurse and her father is a Vietnam War veteran.
As a child, Pink attended Kutz Elementary School, Klinger Middle School and Central Bucks West High School. Whilst she was at high school, her father used to write songs for her to sing along to and she formed her first band, Middleground. The band had a rivalry with another local band, The Jetsists. Pink has claimed that Bette Midler and Janis Joplin are among her biggest musical influence.
At the age of 16, Pink joined another band, Choice. Choice signed to LaFace Records and their song 'Key To My Heart'. When the group disbanded, she continued to record for Laface under the stage name Pink. She also worked as a backing vocalist for Dian Ross and Tevin Campbell.
Musical Career: In 2000, Pink released her debut album, Can't Take Me Home. Produced by Babyface and Steve Rhythm, the album was awarded double platinum status. The singles 'There You Go', 'Most Girls' and 'You Make Me Sick' were all released from the album. That year, Pink worked performed as the opening act for 'N Sync's American tour.
In 2001, Pink recorded a single with Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Missy Elliott and Mya. Their cover of Labelle's 'Lady Marmalade' was featured on the soundtrack of Moulin Rouge!, the Baz Luhrmann film that starred Ewan McGregor and Nicole Kidman.
Pink's second studio album was entitled Missundaztood and was released in 2001. She enlisted the help of Linda Perry as songwriter for the album. Perry was formerly a member of the band 4 Non Blondes. The album was co-produced by Perry, Dallas Austin and Scott Storch. 'Get The Party Started' was the lead single for the album. Other singles to follow were 'Don't Let Me Get Me' and 'Just Like A Pill'. In 2002, Faith Hill used a song written by Pink and Perry for her album Cry. Later that year, Pink was chosen to support Lenny Kravitz on his tour.
In 2003, Pink's song 'Feel Good Time' was chosen for the soundtrack of Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle. The film starred Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz and Lucy Liu. The song was co-written by Beck and was produced by William Orbit.
Pink's third album, Try This was less financially successful than her previous two full-length releases. Among the songwriters on this album was Tim Armstrong of Rancid. The album featured the singles 'Trouble' and 'God Is a DJ'. Pink won a Best Female Rock Vocal Performance Grammy Award for 'Trouble'.
In 2005, Pink appeared on Lisa Marie Presley's album Now What.
Pink chose a number of new producers to work on her fourth album, including Max Martin, Butch Walker and Christopher Rojas. Entitled I'm Not Dead, the album was released in 2006. 'Stupid Girls' was the lead single from the album and was her biggest hit since 2002. The song makes a mockery of female starlets such as Paris Hilton, Jessica Simpson and Lindsay Lohan.
In 2006, Pink toured with Justin Timberlake on his FutureSex/LoveShow tour. She also collaborated with Indigo Girls on their Despite Our Differences album. She later recorded the track 'Sing' with Annie Lennox and 22 other female singers for Lennox's Songs of Mass Destruction.
2007 saw the release of Pink Box, a collection of albums two to four, as well as her Live in Europe DVD.
Pink's next studio album, Funhouse was released in 2008 and featured the singles 'So What', 'Sober' and 'Crystal Ball'.
Personal Life: In 2005, Pink proposed to her partner, the motocross racer Carey Hart. They married in January 2006, in Costa Rica. By February the following year, however, they had separated. In March 2009, it was reported that the pair had attended marriage counseling and were attempting a reconciliation.
The 38 year old singer clapped back at somebody on Twitter who had called her "old".
Pop star Pink proved once again that she’s the queen of clapbacks, entertainingly shutting down a Twitter user who trolled her about her appearance and called her “old”.
Reacting to a newly published picture, one tweeter wrote that the 38 year old singer “looks so old that [she] should be named Purple instead”. It didn’t take Pink long to respond, and when she did so, it was pretty brutal.
“You must be from L.A.,” she wrote. “Well, there are a few people left in the world that choose to age naturally. And I’ve earned every f**king minute of my 38 years. How you lookin' though? Cause I never heard of ya til you put my name in your mouth. I shall call you little purple troll.”
Continue reading: Pink Hilariously Burns Twitter Troll Who Criticised Her Appearance
It comes after an awards ceremony that saw just 17 out of 86 awards go to female artists or female-fronted acts, as well as Grammys president Neil Portnow's much-criticised words.
After a turbulent week in the wake of the Grammy Awards ceremony, dogged by accusations of inequality between male and female artists, an independent task force has been set up to examine “the role of gender”.
It comes in the context of Recording Academy president Neil Portnow coming under fire for saying that women in music needed to “step up” when he was quizzed about the relative lack of recognition they received during Sunday’s awards, where female artists or female-fronted bands only received 17 out of the 86 awards and the list of performers included few women.
On Thursday (February 1st), Portnow went back on his statement and said they were a “poor choice of words” and that “gender bias” in the industry needs to be addressed.
Pink arrives on the red carpet at the 2017 British Fashion Awards which were held at the Royal Albert Hall. Winners included Model of the Year Adwoa Aboah, Style Icon Donatella Versace, Designer of the Year Raf Simons and Stella McCartney with the Special Recognition Award For Innovation. - London, United Kingdom - Monday 4th December 2017
Pink wants to write a ''signature song'' for her father.
Pink wants to write a ''signature song'' for her father.
The 38-year-old singer released her debut album 'Can't Take Me Home' in 2000, but despite boasting almost two decades at the helm of the music business her father, Jim Moore, still thinks his daughter has got some work to do and needs to make more hit records.
Speaking to Metro newspaper, Pink - whose real name is Alecia Beth Moore - said: ''My dad says I haven't written that signature song, so I'd like to do that for him.''
Continue reading: Pink Wants To Write A 'signature Song' For Her Father.
Here are the winners and highlights of the 2017 AMAs.
The winners of the 2017 American Music Awards have finally been unveiled, with Bruno Mars coming out on top with an impressive seven gongs altogether. Plus, learn the truth of Pink's facial expression while listening to former rival Christina Aguilera singing a Whitney Houston cover.
Pink at the 2017 American Music Awards
Bruno Mars was not only the winner of Artist Of The Year but also Favorite Male Pop / Rock Artist and Male Soul / R&B Artist, with his third album '24K Magic' landing Favourite Pop / Rock Album and Soul / R&B Album, and single 'That's What I Like' taking Video Of The Year and Favourite Soul / R&B Song.
The singer confessed she used to crush on Jon Bon Jovi when she was a kid.
Pink finally appeared on James Corden's Carpool Karaoke segment recently and managed to completely baffle the 'Late Late Show' host in the process. If he wasn't stunned enough by her claims that she sings better upside down and that she friendzoned Joey Fatone from NSYNC, her love of Jon Bon Jovi went a lot deeper than anyone could have guessed.
Pink at the CMA Awards
Appearing on Carpool Karaoke to sing the likes of 'What About Us' (complete with choreography), 'Get the Party Started', 'Beautiful Trauma' and 'Raise Your Glass', she revealed her childhood obsession with the Bon Jovi frontman. Everyone has childhood crushes, but she will never forget her first love.
Continue reading: Pink's First Heartbreak Was All Bon Jovi's Fault
Most of us can relate to the 'Beautiful Trauma' song.
There are few songs more relatable in current pop culture than Pink's new song 'Barbies'. If ever you have felt like you wished your childhood away and that adulthood isn't all that it was cracked up to be, don't worry - she has felt the very same thing.
Pink at the CMA Awards
Even the most beautiful, rich and successful of people have moments where they just want to run and hide from their responsibilities - indeed, Pink longs for the days when all she had to worry about was what her Barbies were going to wear on a makebelieve photoshoot.
Continue reading: Pink's Song 'Barbies' Is Way Too Relatable
The singer blew her audience away with her live performance.
Few modern performers are quite as powerful as Pink, who proved just how timeless she is with a sensational performance of her new song 'What About Us', as well as 'Beautiful Trauma' from her album of the same name, on 'Saturday Night Live' last weekend.
Pink at the 2017 MTV VMAs
The ever-evolving 38-year-old superstar wowed audiences on 'SNL' on Saturday (October 14th 2017), with an incredible performance that came just a day after the release of her seventh studio album 'Beautiful Trauma'. As well as the title track, she did the Platinum lead single 'What About Us'.
She's a big fan of the band and this week she got to perform with them.
Pink could not believe her luck when she got to appear on stage with GUNS N' ROSES in New York City this week, singing along to the band's 1988 song 'Patience'. It's safe to say it's one of the most momentous moments of her entire career.
Pink at the 2017 MTV VMAs
Currently on their Not In This Lifetime tour, Guns N' Roses hit Madison Square Garden on Wednesday (October 11th 2017) for a concert that lasted a good three hours and included covers of Soundgarden's 'Black Hole Sun' and Glen Campbell's 'Wichita Lineman'. But the highlight of the show was Pink coming in to finish their rendition of 'Patience'.
Continue reading: Pink Looks Starstruck As She Appears On Stage With Guns N' Roses
Eminem is reportedly set to release new music this year, and is believed to drop his album next month to rival Taylor Swift.
Eminem is reportedly set to release new music this year.
The 44-year-old rapper is believed to be working on new tracks, and is believed to be releasing his ninth studio album in November this year, MTV Online has reported.
And it is believed the 'Love The Way You Lie' hitmaker will be dropping his LP shortly after Taylor Swift releases her full album titled 'Reputation' in the upcoming weeks, which means they will both be vying for the hot spot in the charts.
Continue reading: Eminem Is Reportedly Set To Release New Music This Year
In a New York Times profile, the returning pop singer said that the producer is "not a good person", though she didn't speculate as to the validity of Kesha's allegations.
The returning star, who announced her new album Beautiful Trauma recently, was profiled by the New York Times in an article published on Thursday (October 5th). One of the topics that came up was the abuse claims brought by Kesha against Dr. Luke, and while she of course couldn’t speak to the validity of the claims, Pink does consider them to be “karma” because Dr. Luke is “not a good person”.
“I don't know what happened,” Pink said about Kesha’s allegations that he sexually assaulted her in 2014. “But I know that regardless of whether or not Dr. Luke did that, this is his karma and he earned it because he's not a good person.”
Continue reading: Pink Describes Sexual Assault Allegations Against Dr. Luke As "Karma"
Date of birth
8th September, 1977
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