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Pink BiographyAlecia "Pink" Moore was born in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, and later raised in Philadelphia. Her parents, James and Judy Moore, divorced when she was very young. As a child, all Pink wanted out of life was to become a singer, and she was driven by the music of Madonna, Mary J. Blige, 4 Non Blondes, Janis Joplin, Billy Joel and Whitney Houston. Pink was a very unique teenager, and went through phases as a skateboarder, hip-hopper and gymnast. She spent several years as part of the club scene in Philadelphia, singing guest spots and performing for talent shows. At the age of 13 she was asked by a local DJ to sing back-up for his rap group, Schools Of Thought. A short time later she was discovered by a record executive and joined a female R&B group. When that didn't work out, she signed with LaFace Records and began her solo career. In spring 2000 she released her debut, "Can't Take Me Home". She co-wrote many songs and watched it go multi-platinum by the year's end. Her debut included the Top 10 hit "There You Go", which was certified a gold single.
TriviaAmerican singer-songwriter. Her hit song "There You Go" was dubbed the "I Will Survive" for the new millennium by Teen People magazine. 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. Attended Central Bucks West High, class of 1997. Her father is a Vietnam veteran. She's a big supporter of the animal-rights organization PETA. She was voted one of Choice USA's "Top 30 Under 30" activists for reproductive freedom in 2004. Her natural hair color is blonde Is good friends with Avril Lavigne and Lisa Marie Presley. She has a brother named Jason Moore. Follows a strict vegan lifestyle. Her first concert took place in Orlando, Florida. Announced that she and Carey Hart had separated, but remained good friends (19 February 2008). Is of Irish, German and Lithuanian descent from her father's side. Has won two Grammy Awards for "Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals" in 2002 ("Lady Marmalade") and "Best Female Rock Performance" in 2004 ("Trouble"). Once rented a yacht on the Mediterranean Sea; between seasickness and breaking a rib while diving, she described it later as "the stupidest, most expensive thing I've ever done". Brought her mother a copy of the lyrics to her song "Family Portrait", which told how she felt about her parents breaking up, before the record was released. Her mother was deeply upset by the lyrics at first, but it led to a heart-to-heart talk between the two, that changed their relationship for the better.
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