Tracking Pink's Career

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  • Alecia Beth Moore was born

    Alecia Beth Moore was born
    Singer, songwriter Pink was born on September 8, 1979, in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. Pink was the second child born to Jim and Judy Moore. She experienced a largely typical middle-class life in a suburb of Doylestown, Philadelphia
  • Dream to be an Olympic gymnast

    Dream to be an Olympic gymnast
    Pink was also a gymnast for eight years, saying in an interview that it was her first dream to become a Olympic gymnast. Today, Pink still uses her gymnastics skill in her performances at her concerts for fans to see.
  • Pinks Parents divorced

    Her parents had tense relationship, which caused the couple to divorce when Pink was 9. Their split sparked a rebellious attitude from Pink. She once said in a interiview "I was never allowed to go over to any of my friends' houses when I was little, because I was a bad influence," .
    Her father played guitar and sang songs, this inspired Pink from an early age to become a pop star.
  • Pink Acted out

    After her parents' divorce, Pink acting out. Though she had asthma, she began smoking when she was just nine years old, a habit which she kept up for many years. Pink also got her first tattoo when she was 12, and her tongue pierced within the same year.
  • First Band

    In high school, Pink joined her first band, "Middleground", but it disbanded upon losing a battle of the bands competition
  • Pink Performing

    Pink began performing in Philadelphia clubs when she was just 13. Her stage name, "Pink". However at this time Pink was heavily into drugs, drinking and partying.
  • Basic Instinct

    At 14 Pink was convinced to audition to become a member of an all-female group "Basic Instinct". Pink did earned a spot in the line-up but unfortunately the group disbanded without releasing any material.
  • Pink continues to act out

    By the time Pink was 14, she was doing drugs and running away from home on a regular basis. She was also arrested on several occasions for rebellious misdeeds however music remained an important part of her life. Pink explored many genre of music ranging from rock, rave and punk, to hip hop, R&B, folk and gospel.
  • Overdosed

    Pink was still swallowed by a world of drugs and nearly overdosed at the age of 15
  • Kicked out

    Pink lived with her mother after her parents' divorce, but got kicked out when she was 15 years old because of the lifestyle she was living. Pink later admitted in an interview that she was a wild and difficult teenager. After briefly living with friends and relatives, Pink moved in with her father who help her pursue her music career.
  • R&B group Choice

    R&B group Choice
    By this time in her life, Pink was determined to be a musician, though she also held mundane jobs like working at McDonald's to help support herself. At 16, together with two other teenage girls, Pink formed the R&B group Choice. A copy of their first song, "Key to My Heart", was sent to LaFace Records, where L.A. Reid overheard it and arranged for the group to fly there so he could see them perform. After that, he signed them to a record deal.
  • Choice career

    The group relocated to Atlanta and recorded an album, which was never released. However "Key to My Heart" appeared on the soundtrack to the 1996 film "Kazaam". During a Christmas party, Reid gave Pink a choice, she either had to go solo or go home.
  • Choice disbanded

    Choice disbanded
    Choice disbanding in 1998 and Pink started her solo career
  • Can't Take Me Home release

    Can't Take Me Home release
    Pink's debut album, Can't Take Me Home, was released on April 4, 2000. The album, seen as her only R&B album, was a commercial success. Despite a moderate peak of 26 on the Billboard 200 album chart, the album went on to be certified 2x Platinum by the RIAA, for sales exceeding 2 million copies in the US alone.
  • UK release

    "Thre you go" was released in the UK
    The song was also a success outside of the US. In the UK the song peaked at number 6, and its highest peak was in Australia, where it reached number 2.
  • Release of her first single

    Release of her first single
    When working on the album, Pink worked with producers such as Babyface, Kandi Burruss and Tricky Stewart. The album's lead single, "There You Go", was released on February 8, 2000 in the US.
    The single went on to receive a Gold certification from the RIAA, for sales exceeding 500,000 copies.
    This single became a commercial success for Pink, becoming her first Top 10 entry on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, where it peaked at number 7
  • Lady Marmalade

    Lady Marmalade
    In 2001, Pink collaborated with Christina Aguilera, Lil’ Kim and Mýa on the title song “Lady Marmalade” for the film Moulin Rouge. This song was a worldwide success; it charted in the top three in several countries, including Germany, France, The UK and the United States.
    This single became the most successful airplay-only single in history, and also became Pink's first number one single. Its music video help with it success as it was played on popular on music channels
  • Release of her second album

    Release of her second album
    Pink recruited Linda Perry, a former singer of "4 Non Blondes" and one of pinks favourite singers, to help her with this album. Pink moved into Perry's Los Angeles home where the pair spent several months writing songs for her album. The album was released worldwide in late 2001 to global commercial and critical success, critics welcoming the new pop-rock sound Pink presented on the record, after an urban-influenced debut.
  • Pinks Third album release

    Pinks Third album release
    In November 2003, Pink released her third album, “Try This”. Although the album charted highly in most countries, its single releases “Trouble”, “God is a DJ” and “Last to Know” did not fare as well, as her run of top-ten hits in the United States ended..
    Even though this album wasn’t very successful “Try This” earned Pink her first solo Grammy Award.
  • Wedding

    Wedding
    After four years of on-and-off romance, Pink and motocross racer Carey Hart marry on a Costa Rican beach.
  • The release of Pinks Fifth album

    The release of Pinks Fifth album
    After a short break, Pink fourth studio album “I’m Not Dead”, was released in April 2006. This album generated seven hit singles including “Stupid Girls”, “U+UR Hands” and “Who Knew”. These songs marked a revival in Pinks popularity both in the US and worldwide
  • Split

    Split
    Pink Split with her husband but they remained close friends. Pink announces her separation from Hart on her website saying o "The most important thing for you all to know is that Carey and I love each other so, so much...We are best friends, and we will continue to be." Hart later appeared in her video for her breakup hit "So What".
  • Pinks Fifth album release

    Pinks Fifth album release
    Funhouse is the fifth studio album by Pink, released by LaFace Records worldwide on October 24, 2008. The album debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 chart, selling 180,000 copies in its first week and reached number one on the charts in six countries including Australia, New Zealand, Netherlands and United Kingdom.
  • Back together

    Back together
    Pink and Hart got back together after a short split.
  • Pink's Pregnancy

    Pink's Pregnancy
    Following speculation, Pink confirms she and Carey Hart are expecting their first child during an appearance on The Ellen Show. She said "i didn't want to talk about it because I was just really nervous and I have had a miscarriage before," she says, adding, "I worked for it...It was not an 'oops".
  • Pinks Baby Girl

    Pinks Baby Girl
    Pink gives birth to her first child, Willow Sage Hart. She announced on twitter: "We are ecstatic to welcome our new beautiful healthy happy baby girl, Willow Sage Hart,"
  • Covergirl

    Covergirl
    Pink and Janelle Monáe were chosen as the new spokeswoman for CoverGirl.(magazine)
    Covergirl is an American cosmetics brand founded in Maryland, by the Noxell and acquired by Procter & Gamble in 1989. The Noxell Company advertise there cosmetics line by allowing "cover girls", fashion models who appear on the front cover of women's magazines, to wear their products.
  • Release of Pink's Sixth album

    Release of Pink's Sixth album
    In 2012 Pink released her sixth album “The Truth About Love” which debuted at number one in multiple countries including the US and Australia. The Album was preceded by the release of three singles; “Blow Me One Last Kiss” released in July 2012, “Try” which was released in October 2012, and finally “Just Give Me A Reason” which was released in February 2013.
    The single “Blow me one last kiss” sat firmly at number five on the US Billboard Hot 100 for three weeks and went Platinum for over a mill