Broadcast Music, Inc. will present the President’s Award to P!nk for her outstanding achievement in songwriting and profound influence on pop culture and the entertainment industry at the Company’s 63rd annual Pop Awards. The event will be held Tuesday, May 12, at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills and will also recognize the songwriters and publishers of the past year’s most-performed pop songs in the United States as well as the Song, Songwriter and Publisher of the Year.
“P!nk is an extraordinary songwriter whose mastery of craft and passionate artistry has transformed a generation of Pop and Rock music culture around the world,” said Barbara Cane, BMI Vice President & General Manager, Writer/Publisher Relations, Los Angeles. “She has captivated music lovers with her unforgettable, emotional and edgy magnificence of song, voice and performance.”
P!nk joins an elite list of past honorees that includes Adam Levine, Taylor Swift, Willie Nelson, Pitbull, Gloria & Emilio Estefan, Juanes and Kike Santander. Since her debut in 2000, P!nk (Alecia Moore) has released 7 records (Can’t Take Me Home, M!ssundaztood, Try This, I’m Not Dead, Funhouse, Greatest Hits So Far!!!, The Truth About Love), sold more than 40 million albums, 65 million singles (nearly 20 million digital tracks), over 1 million DVDs worldwide and has had 14 singles in the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart (4 at #1). In addition, 15 of P!nk’s singles have reached #1 in at least 1 or more countries. She is the recipient of 17 BMI Awards, 3 GRAMMY Awards, 3 Billboard Music Awards, 6 MTV Video Music Awards, 2 MTV Europe Awards, 2 People’s Choice Awards, and was named Billboard’s Woman of the Year in 2013. P!nk’s most recent certified double platinum effort, The Truth About Love debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 as well as in 6 other countries. It produced smash singles “Blow Me (One Last Kiss)” and “Just Give Me A Reason” ft. Nate Reuss, which was nominated for two 2014 GRAMMY Awards and reached the #1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for three consecutive weeks. Her The Truth About Love world tour played 142 shows in 13 countries. In the fall of 2014, she released a side project with singer/songwriter Dallas Green entitled You+Me. Their album, rose ave., debuted #1 on Billboard’s Folk album chart and #2 on Billboard’s Digital Album chart.
In addition to these achievements, P!nk is currently a spokesperson for COVERGIRL, made her acting debut in Lionsgate’s Thanks For Sharing alongside Gwyneth Paltrow and Mark Ruffalo and is a huge supporter of various charities including Ronald McDonald’s House, Make A Wish Foundation, PETA, Autism Speaks, Human Rights Campaign and No Kid Hungry.
The 63rd annual BMI Pop Awards will be hosted by BMI President and CEO Mike O’Neill and BMI Vice President and General Manager, Writer/Publisher Relations, Los Angeles Barbara Cane.