HOLLYWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TO HONOR P!NK
WITH STAR ON THE HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME
WHO: Honoree: P!NK
Emcee: Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, President/CEO Rana Ghadban
Guest Speakers: Ellen DeGeneres and Kerri Kenney-Silver
WHAT: Dedication of the 2,656th Star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame
in the Category of Recording
WHERE: 6801 Hollywood Boulevard In front of the Hollywood & Highland Complex. Event will be live-streamed exclusively on www.walkoffame.com
WHEN: Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 11:30 A.M. PST
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that entertainer P!NK will be honored with the 2,656th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Tuesday, February 5th, at 11:30 a.m. PST. The star will be dedicated in the category of Recording at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard in front of the Hollywood & Highland Complex.
“We are thrilled to honor one of the world’s most popular entertainers P!NK! She is a unique performer who leaves you in a state of joy and surprise at the same time. She mesmerizes the audience with her voice and her action-packed performances!” said Ana Martinez, Producer of the Hollywood Walk of Fame. “Fans worldwide will join us in droves in Hollywood to see her honored on her special Walk of Fame day.”
Helping Emcee Rana Ghadban, President & CEO of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce to unveil the star will be Walk of Famer Ellen DeGeneres and Kerri Kenney-Silver.
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce which administers the popular star ceremonies encourages people who are unable to attend and fans around the world to watch the event exclusively on www.walkoffame.com.
P!nk, born Alecia Moore in Doylestown, Pennsylvania on September 8, 1979, is a singer, songwriter, performer, spokesperson, actor, devoted wife and mother, and one of the most beloved pop icons of the past two decades. P!nk got her start in the music business as a member of the girl group Choice, who signed with LaFace Records in 1995. Shortly after signing, LaFace saw unique potential in P!nk and offered her a solo recording contract. Drawing from her R&B musical influences, P!nk released her first solo studio album Can’t Take Me Home in 2000. The record was certified double-platinum in the United States and featured two Billboard Hot 100 top ten songs, “There You Go” and “Most Girls.”
Since her debut in 2000, P!NK has released seven studio albums, one greatest hits album, sold over 50-million albums equivalents, over 75-million singles, over 2.4-million DVDs worldwide and has had 15 singles in the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart (four at #1). In addition, P!nk is the recipient of three Grammy Awards (20 nominations), one Daytime Emmy Award, three Billboard Music Awards, seven MTV Video Music Awards (including the 2017 Michael Jackson Vanguard Award recipient), two MTV Europe Awards, two People’s Choice Awards, was named Billboard’s Woman of the Year in 2013 and has sold out arenas all over the world.
Her seventh studio album, Beautiful Trauma is certified Platinum, debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s 200 chart, marked a career high for first week sales and re-entered the chart at No. 2 months after release. The album was nominated for a 2019 Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album. The first single, “What About US” is also certified Platinum, received a Grammy nomination in 2018 for Best Pop Solo Performance and reached No. 1 on the Adult Pop Songs chart earning her ninth leader on the chart, the most number-ones for a female. P!NK is gearing up to return to the road for her highly-successful and critically-acclaimed 2018-2019 Beautiful Trauma World Tour in March. The tour has already sold over 1-million tickets in North America and over 600,000 people with 42 sold-out shows in Australia and New Zealand.
Most recently, P!NK graced the cover of People Magazine’s The Beautiful Issue.
P!NK is a huge supporter of various charities, including Make a Wish Foundation, Autism Speaks, Human Rights Campaign and No Kid Hungry. She remains on the UNICEF team as an Ambassador.