What is Pink's real name, what is she nominated for at the BRIT Awards 2018, who's her husband and does she have children?

SUPERSTAR Pink is all set to grace the stage of the Brit awards.

Since she shot onto the scene in 2000, she's become a staple in the charts and played sold-out shows across the world – all while raising two children and battling to save her marriage. Here's what we know…

Who is Pink and what is her history?

The pop star was born in 1979 and given the name Alecia Beth Moore by her parents Judy and Jim.

Raised in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, the singer started her music career early on, performing in clubs aged 14 in nearby Philadelphia.

The young Pink – also stylised as P!nk – received her famous moniker after Quentin Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs was released in 1993.

Two years later she had joined girl group Choice, who were signed to L.A. Reid's LaFace record label.

The band didn't ever release the album they were signed for, but it gave Pink her big break.

She was signed as a solo act by Reid, and in 1999 her single There You Go was released.

It was followed in 2000 by Most Girls which was her first big hit, charting in the top 10 in the UK and US.

What are the singer's biggest hits?

Pink's back catalogue is littered with hits dating back to her first album.

Just Like A Pill (2001), So What (2008) and Just Give Me A Reason (2013) are widely regarded as some of her biggest hits.

Pink also collaborated on the lead track for the Moulin Rouge! soundtrack, Lady Marmalade, alongside Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim and Mya.

The single went to number one, and was certified as double platinum. It was her first number one in the US and UK.

Pink announced a new live album, titled All I Know So Far, which is set to be released on May 21, 2021.

Is Pink married?

The pop star is married to former professional motorcycle racer and freestyle motocross rider, Carey Hart.

The couple met in 2001 and were married in 2006, though they separated just two years later.

Her song, So What, deals with the breakdown of their marriage – though there was a happy ending as in 2010 she confirmed they were back together.

Does she have children?

Pink and Carey have two children, aged nine and four.

The couple's eldest child is their daughter, Willow Sage Hart. Pink and Willow have appeared on numerous red carpets together. In February 2021, Pink released the song a duet, Cover Me in Sunshine, with Willow.

In December 2016 Carey and Pink welcomed a son, Jameson Moon Hart.

At the 2018 MTV VMA awards ceremony the singer delivered a powerful speech as she picked up her Video Vanguard award.


Explaining her daughter had told her she felt ugly, Pink revealed she told her daughter:

"When people make fun of me they say I look like a boy or I’m too masculine or I’m too outspoken. Do you see me growing my hair? Do you see me changing my body? Do you see me selling out arenas all over the world?

"Baby girl, we don’t change. We take the gravel in the shell and make a pearl. We help other people to change, so they can see all kinds of beauty."

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