PINK TO RECEIVE BILLBOARD’S LEGEND OF LIVE AWARD – (09/19/2019)
Pink is set to become the first female solo artist to receive Billboard’s Legends of Live award.
Pink will accept the honor at the 2019 Billboard Live Music Summit & Awards, which take place November 5-6 in Beverly Hills. The Legend of Live award recognizes achievements in touring and live performance. Elton John, Ozzy Osbourne, Rush, Journey, Neil Diamond, Lionel Richie, Bon Jovi are among the previous recipients.
Pink completed her Beautiful Trauma world tour in August. The tour sold over 3 million tickets and grossed $397.3 million, the 10th highest-grossing tour in Billboard’s Boxscore history.
“Between her mesmerizing live performances, her high-flying visual acrobatics and her incredible catalog of music that includes 32 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 and three Billboard No. 1 albums, there is no artist more deserving of this award than Pink,” Billboard senior director of live and touring Dave Brooks said in a statement. “Her Beautiful Trauma tour is a historic feat of endurance and artistic excellence and we are honored that she will be joining us in Beverly Hills to celebrate this record-breaking achievement.”
Pink will attend the summit with Hootie and the Blowfish, deadmau5 and other artists. The event features panels, artist interviews and executive Q&As with people in music, comedy and live entertainment.
Pink will perform shows October 5th in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and November 2nd in Austin, Texas. She released her eighth studio album, Hurts 2B Human, in April.
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