Alecia Moore also known as her stage name, P!nk was born on September, 1979 in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. At the age of 13 to 14, she started performing at clubs in Philadelphia, and her stage name was originated from Quentin Tarantino’s character, Mr. Pink from the film Reservoir Dogs before the time she dyed her hair.
Throughout the years, P!nk changed her sound from her R&B influenced debut album, Can’t Take Me Home to the pop driven Hurts 2B Human. Also, she was in the girl group Choice. Until, they were separated in 1998 and LaFace Records offered P!nk a solo recording contract.
She released numerous hit singles such as, There You Go, Most Girls (Can’t Take Me Home 2000), Get the Party Started, Just Like a Pill, and Don’t Let Me Get Me (Missundaztood 2001), and the MTV’s VMA for Best Pop Video celebrity parody single, Stupid Girls (I’m Not Dead 2006).
Her other track, Dear Mr. President is a vocal letter about P!nk’s political views on the previous president, George W. Bush.
Also, she earned a variety of awards such as, the Grammy for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance for the 2003 Try This single, Trouble, the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award (2017), Billboard’s Pop Songs Artist of the Decade (2009), Woman of the Year (2013), and according to VH1 she was ranked number ten on the list of 100 Greatest Women In Music.
P!nk recorded the single Lady Marmalade for the Moulin Rouge! soundtrack with Christina Aguilera, Lil’ Kim, and Mya. It was her first number one single, and earned her awards for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals at the Grammys and an MTV Video Music Award for Video of the Year.
She made a cameo in the film Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle, as well as creating the single Feel Good Time featuring electronic music producer, William Orbit for the movie.
P!nk’s influences for her music are, Madonna, Janis Joplin, Whitney Houston, Billy Joel, Mary J. Blige, and Joan Jett. Whilst working on Missundaztood, she worked with and developed a close relationship with Linda Perry of 4 Non Blondes.
She was featured in Eminem’s single, Won’t Back Down and released her compilation album titled Greatest Hits... So Far!!! After producing I’m Not Dead and Funhouse. It included tracks Raise Your Glass and Perfect.
In 2009, she did a trapeze act whilst performing the single Sober at the MTV VMAs, and So What earned her an award for Best Female Video.
P!nk was featured in the track Guns and Roses for T.I.’s 2012 album, Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head. Nate Ruess of the band Fun collaborated on the single, Just Give Me a Reason from, The Truth About Love with the outspoken singer. She starred in the 2013 film, Thanks For Sharing under her birth name Alecia Moore, alongside Mark Ruffalo and Gwyneth Paltrow.
The folk band, You+Me was collaboration project with City and Colour’s lead singer Dallas Green and P!nk. They debuted their 2014 album, Rose Ave. It reached number one the U.S. Folk Album Charts and number four on the Billboard 200.
P!nk recorded Just Like Fire, and her version of White Rabbit for the film Alice In Wonderland: Through The Looking Glass. Also, she did a cover of The Beatles’ single Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds for the Netflix series,
She did another collaboration with Eminem on Need Me for his 2017 album, Revival around the time Beautiful Trauma came out and worked with Sia and Stargate on the single, Waterfall.
In 2018, P!nk did her rendition of, A Million Dreams for The Greatest Showman-Reimagined soundtrack with her daughter Willow Sage Hart. A year later, she released her latest album, Hurts 2B Human, which includes the lead track Walk Me Home.
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