P!nk Is Named Billboard’s ‘Woman Of The Year’


Singer P!nk released her sixth full-length studio album in September, and it quickly became her first No. 1 album release on the BIllboard 200. Now the superstar singer has been recently named as Billboard’s “Woman of the Year.” See more after the jump…

The singer’s album also marked the fourth time that P!nk, born Alecia Moore, reached the No. 1 single spot on the Hot 100. Her song “Just Give Me A Reason,” which features Fun.’s Nate Ruess, has become one of the summers biggest hits. After learning of the honor P!nk told Billboard:

“I was absolutely shocked and surprised to hear that Billboard named me Woman of the Year. It’s been an incredible year and I feel so grateful to radio for sticking by me, and to the fans and friends and all of the incredible talent that I was fortunate enough to work with for this album.”

P!nk’s The Truth About Love album has witnessed significant airplay since September thanks to the singles “Blow Me (One Last Kiss),” “Try,” “Just Give Me A Reason,” and “True Love.” Billboard’s women of the year is currently in the midst of a tour for the new album. P!nk is performing shows around the world with stops at 140 venues. Concert ticket sales have been quick for the singer who has been going strong since her 2000 debut “Can’t Take Me Home.” Billboard’s annual Women in Music Event, now in its eighth year, celebrates the most powerful and talented women in the music business, coinciding with the publication of Billboard’s Women in Music Power Players list. This year’s event will be taking place on Tuesday, Dec. 10 in New York City. Katy Perry was the 2012 Woman of the Year honoree, while previous winners include Taylor Swift and Beyonce.

Check out P!nk’s latest video called “True Love” featuring Lily Allen which is also available on iTunes.

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