Pink lived as much as her newly-minted Icon Award on the 2021 Billboard Music Awards with a touching aerial efficiency to her tune “Cowl Me in Sunshine” — in tandem along with her 9-year-old daughter, Willow Sage Hart.
The bada– award recipient picked the tune — a single she recorded with Willow — to kick off an eight-minute medley worthy of the Philadelphia native. The high-flying stunt was par for the course for the 41-year-old Pink, who is thought for mind-blowing acrobatics throughout concert events.
After the section, she proclaimed that her offspring “nailed it.” Like mom, like daughter.
She was launched by her longtime good friend, musician Jon Bon Jovi, who saluted her artistry and legacy and stated she “really modified the sport” as a rock and roll “trailblazer.”
In her remarks, she playfully admitted to being “crushed” when, at age 8, she came upon that Bon Jovi was already in a relationship. “I’m very glad you discovered eternal [love],” she stated, addressing him onstage, “however you broke my coronary heart.” She joked that — though she “ripped his poster off her wall and changed it with Sebastian Bach” — she took receiving the award from him as an “apology.”
For her efficiency, the black-clad Pink launched into an brisk medley that included “Get the Social gathering Began,” “So What,” “Blow Me One Final Kiss,” “Who Knew,” “Simply Give Me a Motive” and extra from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
The “Increase Your Glass” singer has landed 4 singles at No. 1 on the Billboard Sizzling 100, and her final three albums hit the Billboard 200 at No. 1, in response to the music group.
Pink, born Alecia Moore, is the tenth musician to obtain the Icon Award, which “acknowledges excellent artists who’ve achieved excellence on the Billboard charts and have made an indelible mark on music itself.” Earlier winners embody Garth Brooks, (2020), Mariah Carey (2019), Janet Jackson (2018), Cher (2017), Celine Dion (2016), Jennifer Lopez (2014), Prince (2013), Stevie Surprise (2012) and Neil Diamond (2011).
The singer’s look comes on the heels of the premiere of her new Amazon Prime documentary, “All I Know So Far,” which chronicles her onstage and backstage life in the course of the European leg of her 2019 “Lovely Trauma” live performance tour, together with two dates at London’s Wembley Stadium.
The 2021 Billboard Music Awards kicked off with DJ Khaled, H.E.R. and Migos performing the tune “We Going Loopy.” Hosted by Nick Jonas, additionally deliberate performances by The Weeknd, Doja Cat, SZA, AJR, Unhealthy Bunny and Karol G, DJ Khaled that includes H.E.R. and Migos, Duran Duran, Glass Animals, Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis with Sounds Of Blackness that includes Ann Nesby and Twenty One Pilots. As well as, Alicia Keys was there to rejoice the twentieth anniversary of her debut album, “Songs In A Minor.”