P!nk to appear on the Oscarsby jmaloni
Grammy Award-winning singer and actress P!nk will make a special appearance on the Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced Friday. The Oscars, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, will air Sunday, March 2, live on ABC.
"We are very excited to welcome P!nk to the Oscar stage for the very first time," said Zadan and Meron. "She is regarded as one of the greatest voices in pop music and one of the best performers of her generation, and we are thrilled to have her join us for a highly anticipated moment on the broadcast."
P!nk has won three Grammy Awards and six MTV Video Music Awards, including Best Collaboration for the single "Just Give Me A Reason" from her 2012 album "The Truth About Love." The song was her eighth to reach No. 1 on Billboard's Adult Top 40 chart, setting an industry record. Named BillboardWoman of the Year in 2013, Pink has sold more than 40 million albums and 65 million singles.
Acting under her given name, Alecia Moore, she received critical acclaim for her role in the 2013 ensemble drama "Thanks for Sharing," which starred Mark Ruffalo, Tim Robbins and Gwyneth Paltrow.
Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2013 will be presented "Oscar Sunday" at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center and televised live on the ABC Television Network.