Pink To Receive MTV Video Vanguard Award
Congratulations to Pink! Not only will she be performing at the 2017 MTV VMAs…she will also receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award.
With a career that has spanned 17 years, Pink has had four no. 1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and 15 of her songs have made the top 10. She has also won three Grammy awards, for best pop collaboration with vocals for “Lady Marmalade,” best female rock vocal performance for “Trouble,” and another best pop collaboration with vocals for a cover of “Imagine” with Herbie Hancock.
Pink is well known for her live shows, which often include acrobatics. Her latest single, “What About Us,” has hit the top 10 on iTunes. The singer has also received six MTV Video Music Awards, two MTV Europe Music Awards, and three Billboard Music Awards, and was voted Billboard’s Woman of the Year in 2013.
Pink crossed genres with her collaboration with Kenny Chesney on his song “Setting the World on Fire,” which earned her an 18th Grammy nomination in 2017 and reached No. 1 on the Country Airplay chart and Hot Country Songs chart.
Pink is also active in philanthropy, supporting charities including the Make a Wish Foundation, Autism Speaks, Human Rights Campaign, and No Kid Hungry. She is also an ambassador for Unicef.
The singer, who is touring overseas, recently took to Instagram to publicly condemn the deadly racist rally in Charlottesville over the weekend.
It’s incredible to watch neo-nazis march in 2017, while I, a Jewish woman, headline a show in Berlin where these tunnels were built by him, built curvy so he couldn’t be shot in the back. I walked through this tunnel to get to stage while people just like him marched in Charlottesville. My heart aches for the amount of hatred in this world. But in this place, where so many awful things happened once upon a time, here we are together in Berlin. People of all walks of life celebrating together. He didn’t win. Hate didn’t win here and this show, all of us on stage and in the audience together, we are a living testament to that. This city of Berlin is full of beautiful, loving people who accept me for who I am. The world is still full of beautiful people. Hate will not win if we don’t let it. It’s up to each of us to choose love and acceptance. This is an old war that’s already been lost. They will not win. RIP Heather Heyer ?
The MTV Video Music Awards are going down on August 27 at the Forum in Inglewood, California.