Pink Lands New “Billboard” Record
Pink just landed a new chart record. The singer’s latest single, “What About Us,” tops the "Billboard" Adult Pop Songs chart this week, her ninth number one on the chart.
The new chart topper gives Pink the record for the most Adult Pop Songs number ones by a female artist. Prior to this, Pink was in a tie for the record with Katy Perry.
Pink also now moves into second place overall for the most Adult Pop Songs number ones, just behind the current leader, Maroon 5, which has 12.
More Performers Added To The American Music Awards
The American Music Awards are this weekend, and organizers haven’t stopped signing up new performers.
The latest additions to the show include Alessia Cara and Zedd, who’ll perform their hit “Stay,” as well as Hailee Steinfeld and Alesso with Florida Georgia Line and watt, who'll perform their collaboration “Let Me Go.” Portugal. The Man is also set to perform this year, and FGL and Bebe Rexha will team up for a performance of their collab “Meant To Be,” which will air after the show on Xfinity On Demand.
The new artists join previously announced performers Kelly Clarkson, Selena Gomez, Niall Horan, Imagine Dragons & Khalid, Demi Lovato and Pink, along with Christina Aguilera, who’ll celebrate the 25th anniversary of “The Bodyguard,” and Diana Ross, who’ll be receiving the American Music Award for Lifetime Achievement.
The 2017 American Music Awards air Sunday at 8 pm on ABC, live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
Ed Sheeran Returns To The Stage
Six weeks after injuring himself in a bicycle accident, Ed Sheeran returned to the stage this weekend in Singapore, and he admitted he had a hard time not performing during his recovery period.
“You may or may not know that six weeks ago I broke my arms and this is my first show back," he told the crowd at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. "I have to say I've never been in a situation where I have not been able to play music. It was the most depressing six weeks of my life.”
He added, “I'm so happy to be back here playing music for you guys."