SEP 26 2012
3RD BIGGEST DEBUT OF THE YEAR BEHIND JUSTIN BIEBER AND MADONNA
DEBUTS AT #1 IN AUSTRALIA, AUSTRIA, GERMANY, NEW ZEALAND, CANADA AND SWITZERLAND WITH OVER 1 MILLION SALES WORLDWIDE
(New York, New York) September 26, 2012 – Worldwide superstar P!nk’s sixth studio album, The Truth About Love, debuts at #1 in 7 countries around the world selling over 1 million units. This is P!nk’s first US debut at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 and second #1 debut on the Digital Albums Chart marking a personal first week best selling over 280,000 units. The album is the 3rd highest selling debut this year behind Justin Bieber and Madonna. The album also tops the iTunes album charts at #1 in 20 countries and #2 in the US.
P!nk kicked off promotion with performances of her lead single, “Blow Me (One Last Kiss) at the 2012 VMA’s, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Today Show, The View and The Daily Show w/ Jon Stewart and the iHeart Radio Festival this past weekend. The single is currently #1 at Top 40, Hot AC and Hot 100 Airplay Chart and is #9 on the Digital Songs Chart.
The Associated Press says, “Pink has another winner with The Truth About Love” while Entertainment Weekly grades the album an A and claims, “Pink may be the best lyricist in pop music.” People Magazine rated the album with 4 stars and raves, “The Truth About Love may be her best – and realest – effort yet.”
Since her debut in 2000, P!nk (Alecia Moore) has released 7 albums (Can’t Take Me Home, M!ssundaztood, Try This, I’m Not Dead, Funhouse, Greatest Hits So Far!!!, The Truth About Love), sold over 40 million albums, 65 million singles (nearly 20 million digital tracks), over 1 million DVDs worldwide and has had 12 singles in the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart. In addition, 15 of P!nk’s singles have reached #1 in at least 1 or more countries. She is the recipient of 3 Grammy Awards, 2 Billboard Music Awards, 5 MTV Video Music Awards, 2 MTV Europe Awards, 2 People’s Choice Awards, and many more. P!nk’s last studio album Funhouse debuted at #2 on the Billboard Top 200 chart and #1 in the UK, Australia, Netherlands, New Zealand and Switzerland. The album produced the smash single “So What”, which marked P!nk’s 2nd #1 single on the Billboard Hot 100 (after “Lady Marmalade”). Her latest album, Greatest Hits So Far… debuted in the Top 10 in over 13 countries and spawned the hit singles, “F**ckin Perfect” which reach # 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 and “Raise Your Glass” which marked P!nk’s 3rd #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart. P!nk just released her 6th studio album, The Truth About Love, on September 18th. The first single “Blow Me (One Last Kiss)” has sky-rocketed to the top of music charts all over the world and marks P!nk’s 12th Top 10 hit on the Billboard Hot 100. P!nk is set to tour the US starting in February.