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Pink records album with Dallas Green
You + Me = Pink? When the pop singer decided she wanted to make an acoustic-folk album with Dallas Green (of City and Colour and Alexisonfire fame) they needed a catchy 'band' moniker. That's exactly how You Me was born.
The duo managed to write and record their debut project, "rose ave.," while maintaining total secrecy over approximately one week last March (2014) in a studio in Venice Beach. The major label star working side-by-side with an indie hardcore-turned-folk artist flew under everyone's radar, at least until the official announcement in September that the two were working together. The album was released a month later, with every song written and produced by Pink and Green, except for the final track "No Ordinary Love," which is a song by Sade.
To the surprise of some (but to others no surprise at all), the album debuted at number one on the Canadian Albums Chart and at number four on the Billboard 200. It also opened in the top 10 in Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, and the United Kingdom. The first single, "You and Me," was followed by "Break the Cycle and "Capsized."
In describing the collaboration to Entertainment Weekly, Green talked about how he saw a card that said You and Me on it. "It made perfect sense, 'cause it really was just the two of us," he said. "There was no boardroom meeting, no, 'You should do this 'cause this will change your career.' It was just an idea from the two of us.
Pink tells "The Truth About Love" (Updated 4/24/14)
In every sense of the word, 2013 turned out to be a banner year for Pink. She was named Billboard's Woman of the Year, with the magazine citing the success of her album "The Truth About Love," as well as the singles "Blow Me (One Last Kiss)," "Try," "Just Give Me a Reason," and "True Love."
A successful album wasn't her only reason to celebrate. Pink's "The Truth About Love Tour" was continuously extended due to demand. It played over 140 shows in Australia, Europe and North America, with some of those stops recorded and released on a concert DVD, "The Truth About Love Tour: Love from Melbourne." Overall, the tour was the 3rd best selling tour of 2013 with $147.9 million in ticket sales, coming in only behind Bon Jovi and Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour.
The accolades kept rolling in as Pink was ranked the 6th top artist of 2013 and scored her highest charting end-of-year song and album ; "Just Give Me a Reason" was sitting at No. 7 on the Hot 100 and "The Truth About Love" was No. 8 on the Billboard 200.
At the 56th Annual Grammy Awards, Pink was nominated for Song of the Year and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for "Just Give Me a Reason." She also performed a breathtaking Cirque du Soleil aerial rendition of "Try," then landed on stage to join Nate Ruess in singing "Just Give Me a Reason." The performance pushed both songs back onto the iTunes charts, and boosted her album in sales to No. 12 on iTunes.
Pink ended 2013 as music's 9th top grossing artist, with more than $20 million earned.
Pennsylvania's Pop Powerhouse (Created April 3, 2013)
She is a powerhouse of pop, a master of songcraft and never destined to fall under the label of just another tween act. Instead, Pink (also known as P!nk) and her rock-influenced vocals aimed to set the record straight with her sophomore album "Missundaztood." After its release, there would be no more question of her musical direction.
Born Alecia Moore in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, Pink was just a teen when she began making the rounds on the Philadelphia club scene. It led to a life on a musical merry go-round. She was a dancer, a backing vocalist and part of two separate R&B groups before landing a solo contract. But her debut album, "Can't Take Me Home," nearly pigeonholed her as a teen act. She aimed to set the record straight with "Misundaztood" – and she did. Behind songs like "Get the Party Started" and "Don't Let Me Get Me," the album quickly went double-platinum.
Pink next issued "Try This," which continued her progression toward a more rock-oriented sound. Then came "I'm Not Dead," "Funhouse" and 2012's "The Truth About Love." The latter, which was her sixth studio album, featured such singles as "Blow Me (One Last Kiss)" and "Try." The project is being supported by a world tour that kicked off on February 13, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona. In March, Pink confirmed she'll be adding more dates to her tour in Australia, Canada and the US.
Outside of music, Pink is known for her eclectic and adventurous hair styles. She is also an advocate for PETA, and heavily involved with several charities. Her social media following is also at some 14+ million Twitter followers, and 18 million likes on Facebook.
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date city state venue 10/23/2014 West Hollywood CA House of Blues Sunset Strip 01/31/2014 Las Vegas NV MGM Grand Garden Arena 01/30/2014 Fresno CA Save Mart Center 01/29/2014 Anaheim CA Honda Center 01/26/2014 Los Angeles CA Staples Center 01/20/2014 Salt Lake City UT EnergySolutions Arena 01/20/2014 Salt Lake City UT EnergySolutions Arena 01/19/2014 Denver CO Pepsi Center 01/19/2014 Denver CO Pepsi Center 01/16/2014 Edmonton AB Rexall Place 01/15/2014 Saskatoon SK SaskTel Centre 01/15/2014 Saskatoon SK SaskTel Centre 01/14/2014 Winnipeg MB MTS Centre 01/11/2014 Fargo ND Fargodome 01/09/2014 Milwaukee WI BMO Harris Bradley Center 01/09/2014 Milwaukee WI BMO Harris Bradley Center 01/07/2014 Minneapolis MN Target Center 01/07/2014 Minneapolis MN Target Center
Pink Tour Dates 2013
date city state venue 12/14/2013 Atlanta GA Philips Arena 12/13/2013 Birmingham AL BJCC Arena 12/11/2013 Newark NJ Prudential Center 12/09/2013 Brooklyn NY Barclays Center 12/08/2013 Brooklyn NY Barclays Center 12/07/2013 New York NY Beacon Theatre 12/06/2013 Philadelphia PA Wells Fargo Center 12/05/2013 Boston MA TD Garden 12/03/2013 Montreal QC Bell Centre 12/02/2013 Toronto ON Air Canada Centre 11/30/2013 Toronto ON Air Canada Centre 11/24/2013 Washington DC Verizon Center 11/23/2013 Cleveland OH Quicken Loans Arena 11/21/2013 Indianapolis IN Bankers Life Fieldhouse 11/20/2013 Rosemont IL Allstate Arena 11/17/2013 North Little Rock AR Verizon Arena 11/16/2013 Dallas TX American Airlines Center 11/14/2013 San Antonio TX AT&T Center 11/12/2013 Kansas City MO Sprint Center 11/11/2013 Saint Louis MO Scottrade Center 11/09/2013 Lincoln NE Pinnacle Bank Arena 11/08/2013 Des Moines IA Wells Fargo Arena 11/06/2013 Auburn Hills MI The Palace of Auburn Hills 11/05/2013 Chicago IL United Center 10/30/2013 Denver CO Pepsi Center 10/29/2013 Salt Lake City UT EnergySolutions Arena 10/27/2013 Fargo ND Fargodome 10/26/2013 Winnipeg MB MTS Centre 10/23/2013 Edmonton AB Rexall Place 10/21/2013 Vancouver BC Rogers Arena 10/20/2013 Seattle WA Key Arena 10/15/2013 San Jose CA SAP Center 10/13/2013 Los Angeles CA Staples Center 10/12/2013 Los Angeles CA Staples Center 10/10/2013 Oakland CA Oracle Arena 09/08/2013 Brisbane Qld Brisbane Entertainment Centre 09/07/2013 Brisbane Qld Brisbane Entertainment Centre 08/13/2013 Melbourne Vic Rod Laver Arena 08/10/2013 Sydney New South Wales Sydney Entertainment Centre 08/09/2013 Sydney New South Wales Sydney Entertainment Centre 08/07/2013 Sydney New South Wales Sydney Entertainment Centre 08/06/2013 Sydney New South Wales Sydney Entertainment Centre 08/03/2013 Sydney New South Wales Sydney Entertainment Centre 07/23/2013 Brisbane Qld Brisbane Entertainment Centre 07/22/2013 Brisbane Qld Brisbane Entertainment Centre 07/20/2013 Brisbane Qld Brisbane Entertainment Centre 07/17/2013 Melbourne Vic Rod Laver Arena 07/16/2013 Melbourne Vic Rod Laver Arena 07/14/2013 Melbourne Vic Rod Laver Arena 07/13/2013 Melbourne Vic Rod Laver Arena 07/11/2013 Melbourne Vic Rod Laver Arena 07/10/2013 Melbourne Vic Rod Laver Arena 07/08/2013 Melbourne Vic Rod Laver Arena 05/30/2013 Herning 065 Jyske Bank Boxen 05/26/2013 Johanneshov Sto Ericsson Globe Arena 05/25/2013 Oslo 03 Telenor Arena 05/22/2013 Stuttgart BW Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle 05/21/2013 Zurich ZH Hallenstadion 05/19/2013 Munich BV Olympiahalle 05/18/2013 Munich BV Olympiahalle 05/16/2013 Mannheim BW SAP Arena 05/15/2013 Oberhausen North Rhine-westphal Konig Pilsener Arena 05/13/2013 Dortmund Westfalenhalle/B1 05/12/2013 Leipzig SN Leipzig Arena 05/07/2013 Frankfurt HE Festhalle Frankfurt 05/06/2013 Dusseldorf NW ISS Dome 05/04/2013 Hannover NI TUI Arena 05/01/2013 Hamburg HH O2 World Hamburg 04/30/2013 Merksem Van Antwerps Sportpaleis 04/28/2013 London The O2 04/27/2013 London The O2 04/25/2013 London The O2 04/24/2013 London The O2 04/22/2013 Birmingham Warwickshire Genting Arena 04/21/2013 Birmingham Warwickshire Genting Arena 04/19/2013 Amsterdam A Ziggo Dome 04/17/2013 Paris Ville De Paris Palais Omnisports 04/15/2013 Manchester Lancashire Manchester Arena 04/14/2013 Manchester Lancashire Manchester Arena 04/12/2013 Dublin D The O2 - Dublin 03/28/2013 Boston MA TD Garden 03/27/2013 Uncasville CT Mohegan Sun Arena 03/25/2013 Uniondale NY Nassau Coliseum 03/23/2013 East Rutherford NJ Izod Center 03/22/2013 New York NY Madison Square Garden 03/19/2013 Saint Paul MN Xcel Energy Center 03/17/2013 Philadelphia PA Wells Fargo Center 03/16/2013 Charlotte NC Time Warner Cable Arena 03/14/2013 Washington DC Verizon Center 03/12/2013 Montreal QC Bell Centre 03/11/2013 Toronto ON Air Canada Centre 03/09/2013 Chicago IL United Center 03/08/2013 Louisville KY KFC Yum! Center 03/06/2013 Columbus OH Schottenstein Center 03/05/2013 Auburn Hills MI The Palace of Auburn Hills 03/02/2013 Nashville TN Bridgestone Arena 03/01/2013 Atlanta GA Philips Arena 02/27/2013 Tampa FL Amalie Arena 02/25/2013 Sunrise FL BB&T Center 02/24/2013 Orlando FL Amway Center 02/22/2013 Dallas TX American Airlines Center 02/21/2013 Houston TX Toyota Center 02/18/2013 San Jose CA SAP Center 02/16/2013 Los Angeles CA Staples Center 02/15/2013 Las Vegas NV Mandalay Bay Events Center 02/13/2013 Phoenix AZ US Airways Center
Pink Tour Dates 2012
date city state venue 12/09/2012 London The O2 12/08/2012 London The O2 11/18/2012 Los Angeles CA Nokia Theatre LA Live 09/22/2012 Las Vegas NV MGM Grand Garden Arena 09/14/2012 Munchen Bavaria Circus Krone Munich
Pink Tour Dates 2010
date city state venue 11/19/2010 Toronto ON Massey Hall 11/18/2010 Cleveland OH Palace Theatre - The Playhouse Square Center 11/16/2010 Rosemont IL Rosemont Theatre 11/14/2010 Phoenix AZ Rhythm Room 11/13/2010 South Burlington VT Higher Ground 11/12/2010 Montreal QC Bell Centre 11/11/2010 Foxboro MA Showcase Live 11/11/2010 Princeton NJ McCarter Theatre Center 11/09/2010 Dallas TX House of Blues Dallas 11/06/2010 Boston MA Orpheum Theatre 11/06/2010 Tampa FL The Orpheum 11/05/2010 Wallingford CT The Dome at Oakdale Theatre 11/05/2010 Orlando FL Plaza Theatre 11/04/2010 Manchester NH Verizon Wireless Arena 11/04/2010 Tarrytown NY Tarrytown Music Hall 11/04/2010 Atlanta GA Masquerade 11/03/2010 Boston MA Orpheum Theatre 11/02/2010 New York NY Hammerstein Ballroom 11/01/2010 Hershey PA Hershey Theatre 10/31/2010 Westbury NY NYCB Theatre at Westbury 10/30/2010 Upper Darby PA Tower Theatre 10/30/2010 Tarrytown NY Tarrytown Music Hall 10/29/2010 Boston MA The Opera House (Boston) 10/29/2010 Asbury Park NJ Paramount Theatre 10/28/2010 Pittsburgh PA Benedum Center 10/28/2010 Cambridge MA The Middle East 10/27/2010 Pittsburgh PA Benedum Center 10/25/2010 Detroit MI Magic Stick 10/24/2010 Washington DC Warner Theatre 10/24/2010 Cleveland Heights OH Grog Shop 10/23/2010 Ottawa ON Barrymore's Music Hall 10/15/2010 Cleveland OH House Of Blues Cleveland 10/15/2010 New York NY New York Marriott Marquis Hotel 10/15/2010 New York NY New York Marriott Marquis Hotel 10/15/2010 Vancouver BC Biltmore Cabaret 10/09/2010 West Valley City UT USANA Amphitheatre 10/08/2010 Reading PA Santander Performing Arts Center 10/08/2010 Eagle ID Eagle River Pavilion 10/07/2010 Seattle WA Moore Theatre 10/04/2010 San Francisco CA The Fillmore 10/03/2010 San Francisco CA The Fillmore 10/02/2010 Los Angeles CA Nokia Theatre LA Live 10/01/2010 Phoenix AZ Web Theatre 09/18/2010 Sayreville NJ Starland Ballroom 09/11/2010 Pomona CA The Glass House 08/20/2010 Atlantic City NJ Atlantic City Hilton 08/07/2010 Costa Mesa CA Detroit Bar 08/06/2010 San Diego CA The Casbah 08/05/2010 Chicago IL Lincoln Hall 07/31/2010 Birmingham AL Bottle Tree 07/24/2010 New York NY Irving Plaza 06/27/2010 Aspen CO Benedict Music Tent
Pink Tour Dates 2009
date city state venue 10/05/2009 New York NY Madison Square Garden 10/03/2009 Philadelphia PA First Union Spectrum 10/02/2009 Boston MA TD Garden 09/30/2009 Toronto ON Air Canada Centre 09/28/2009 Fairfax VA Patriot Center 09/26/2009 Rosemont IL Allstate Arena 09/24/2009 Houston TX Toyota Center 09/23/2009 Dallas TX American Airlines Center 09/20/2009 Glendale AZ Gila River Arena 09/18/2009 Los Angeles CA Staples Center 09/17/2009 San Jose CA SAP Center 09/15/2009 Seattle WA WaMu Theater