Pink has announced that she is taking a break from the music industry.
Pink announced the break before the singer/songwriter performed at this year’s Country Music Awards, where she performed the country ballad ‘Love Me Anyway’.
Before the ceremony in an interview with Entertainment Tonight she was asked about her 2020 plans:
“We did two and a half years of [music], and Willow’s back in school now. Jameson’s going to start pre-school soon,” she responded, before revealing: “It’s kind of the year of the family. It’s time to do something else for a minute.
“And Carey has a lot going on as well. He’s super supportive, he follows me around the world, and now it’s his turn.”
Pink has just finished an enormous tour, Beautiful Trauma Tour, which earned nearly $400 million and sold over three million tickets.
The tour which ran for 159 shows became the highest-grossing tour by a female artist and the 10th highest-grossing tour of all time.
Hurts 2B Human became her third consecutive number one album on the Billboard 200, and her longest-running chart-topper on the UK Album Chart.
Earlier this year, she was awarded the Outstanding Contribution to Music at the BRIT Awards.
Pink was the first solo female artist and the first international artist to win the award.
Past winners of the Outstanding Contribution to Music Award include Pet Shop Boys, Spice Girls, David Bowie, Elton John, Freddy Mercury and Fleetwood Mac.
This year, she also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
On being awarded at the Brits, Pink said:
“I am so honoured to be recognised with the Outstanding Contribution To Music Award at the 2019 BRITs!” Pink said in a statement. “Since the beginning of my career, the British fans have been some of the most fierce and loyal in the world.
“I am humbled to receive this honour and be in the company of an illustrious group of British icons!”
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