Pink honored Olivia Newton-John on the 2022 American Music Awards on Sunday with a efficiency of one of many late singer’s most beloved hits.
Pink carried out “Hopelessly Devoted to You” from the 1978 musical “Grease” as pictures of Newton-John had been splashed throughout large screens behind her. It was the pop star’s second efficiency of the evening after she opened the present together with her new single “Never Gonna Not Dance Again” whereas rolling round on skates.
While strolling the pink carpet earlier within the night, the pop star mirrored on the Australian chart topper.
“She was an absolute icon, and also, she was a wonderful human being,” Pink instructed ET about Newton-John, who died of breast most cancers at age 73 in August. “I loved her voice. My daughter just got done doing ‘Grease’ in her theater production, and she actually helped me learn the song.”
Pink instructed ABC7 on Sunday that it was a “pleasure” to have met Newton-John and that “she was as darling as you would imagine,” per People. After one encounter in 2014, Newton-John even tweeted a photo of them with the caption: “P!nk. Trying to put into words how incredible you are… But words are not enough!!”
The “Grease” star gained 10 AMAs throughout her profession and hosted the ceremony alongside Aretha Franklin in 1976, in keeping with Page Six. Newton-John additionally had 14 top-10 singles on the U.S. charts and gained 4 Grammy Awards, in keeping with ABC7. Her main silver-screen turns in “Grease” (1978) reverse John Travolta and “Xanadu” (1980) with Gene Kelly impressed generations of performers.
“I met her maybe three times- and she was an absolute angel,” Pink wrote on Instagram after Newton-John’s dying. “One of the loveliest, kindest, light from within human beings I have ever met. Kindness personified. May she Rest In Peace and may her family be held in love and light during this difficult time.”
Pink’s “Trustfall” hits shops in February. It will likely be her ninth studio album and first one since 2019.