Pink is in the running for the ‘biggest debut of the year by a woman’ with her new album “Beautiful Trauma”. Her 7th studio album has already sold more than 300,000 units this week. 300k puts her in top spot so far in 2017, a year that saw releases from Lorde, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus and Demi Lovato so far.
The last female to run up more than 300,000 units in a week was Beyoncé – “Lemonade”.
Pink does have some big competition in the coming weeks: Kelly Clarkson’s “Meaning of Life” is out on Oct. 27th, and Taylor Swift’s “Reputation” is out Nov. 10th.
The Pink Fact File:
- Real name: Alecia Beth Moore
- Born: September 8, 1979 (Doylestown, Pennsylvania)
- Spouse: Carey Hart
- Kids: Willow (2011), Jameson (2016)
- Family: Brother – Jason, Mom – Judith, Dad – Jim.
- Height: 5ft 4in
- Weight: 130
- Shoe size: 8.5
- Eyes: Grey
Instruments: Bass, drums, guitar, piano, keyboard
- Albums sold: 47,000,000+
- Singles sold: 70,000,000+
- Has won two Grammys (2002, 2004)
How did she get her stage name?
“Claims her name derives from the movie Reservoir Dogs (1992). while seeing the movie with friends, they all agreed that she resembled the character Mr. Pink, played by Steve Buscemi. They thought the name to be a great irony, as she was a tomboy. -IMDB”