On This Day in Pink History… 8th February 2000, There You Go was released

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On This Day in Pink History… 8th February 2000, There You Go was released

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There You Go is Pink’s debut single from her debut album, Can’t Take Me Home. The song, written by Pink, Kandi Burruss and Kevin “She’kspere” Briggs, was released in the United States in February 2000. The song is noted for the longest consecutive debut at No. 2 on the US Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs chart and never peaking at No. 1, staying at No. 2 for ten consecutive weeks.

The single peaked at number 7 on the Billboard Hot 100, number 2 on the Australian ARIA Singles Chart and number 6 on the UK Singles Chart. In Australia it was credited Platinum with sales of over 70,000.

Allmusic highlighted the song. Rob Brunner compared: “Briggs’s ‘There You Go’ is remarkably similar to his hits for Destiny’s Child (‘Bills, Bills, Bills’) and TLC (‘No Scrubs’) but minus the vocal interplay…

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On This Day in Pink History… 1st February 2010, Pink took part in the We Are The World remake

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On This Day in Pink History… 1st February 2010, Pink took part in the We Are The World remake

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We Are the World 25 for Haiti” is a charity single recorded by the supergroup Artists for Haiti in 2010. It is a remake of the 1985 hit song “We Are the World”, which was written by American musicians Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and was recorded by USA for Africa to benefit famine relief in Africa. Initially, in late 2009, it had been suggested to Richie and Quincy Jones—producer of the original “We Are the World”—that a re-cut version of the song be re-released under the title “Live 25”. Following the magnitude 7.0 Mw earthquake in Haiti, which devastated the area and killed thousands of people, it was agreed that the song would be re-recorded by new artists, in the hope that it would reach a new generation and help benefit the people of Haiti.

The song was recorded in fourteen…

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On This Day in Pink History… 31st January 2014, The Truth About Love Tour ended in Las Vegas

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On This Day in Pink History… 26th January 2004, Pink was at the launch of Pepsi’s new TV commercial in London

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