Pink Praise Olivia Newton John

Pink Praise Olivia Newton John

The 2022 American Music Awards were graced by Pink’s moving tribute to the late Olivia Newton-John in her second performance of the night. The singer took to the stage and sang the classics flawlessly. Grease ballad, “Hopelessly Devoted to You,”Which Newton-John sang the role of Sandy in the 1978 movie. Pink performed without backup dancers and flashing lights, which was a departure from other performers on the night. Despite this, the song’s emotional power and emotion shined through, and Newton John’s portraits made the tribute all the more poignant.

As Pink walked the red carpet, she honored Newton-John, who passed away on Aug. 8. “She was an absolute icon, and also, she was a wonderful human being,”The artist told Entertainment Tonight. “I loved her voice. My daughter just got done doing Grease in her theatre production, and she actually helped me learn the song.”Pink was informed in August about the death of Newton-John. Posted a black and white photo of herself with the then-73-year-old on Instagram to mark her passing. “I met her maybe three times- and she was an absolute angel. One of the loveliest, kindest, light from within human beings I have ever met,”She wrote. “Kindness personified. May she Rest In Peace, and may her family be held in love and light during this difficult time.”

Pink also performed her new single alongside her tribute to Newton John “Never Gonna Not Dance Again.”The artist attended the AMAs in conjunction with her family and released the song along with the accompanying music video on November 4. The video features her dancing and roller skating through a grocery shop before she turns it into a party. Entertainment Tonight spoke to the singer, who was 43 years old. She said she was preparing for skating and performing in line with her high-flying performances from past AMAs.”It’s possible,”Pink teased when Pink was asked if she would be willing to recreate the video on skates. “I like to give people a reason to pray. “AMAs allows me to do crazy things.” she added. “I was walking to the hotel’s elevator about a week ago for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The guy who was helping me was like, “Hey, last year you were there, you were hanging outside of the building.” I was like, ‘How many people do that to?’ The 2022 American Music Awards aired live on Sunday, Nov. 20, at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT. 

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