Pink’s 17 most popular songs according to YouTube

Pink’s 17 most popular songs according to YouTube

According to YouTube!

Author: Emma DoddsPublished 29th Nov 2023

Pink’s success is unstoppable, since starting back in 2000 with her debut single ‘There You Go’, she’s gone on to have chart success with songs such as ‘Get the Party Started’, ‘Just Like a Pill’, ‘Blow Me (One Last Kiss)’, ‘Just Give Me a Reason’ and ‘Anywhere Away from Here’ with Rag ‘n’ Bone Man.

2023 has been an incredible year for P!nk, as she’s released her ninth studio album ‘Trustfall‘ (along with a deluxe edition), and gone on an epic worldwide ‘Summer Carnival 2023′ tour, as well as announcing another tour for 2024! Take a look at which of her songs are the most popular according to their YouTube views…

1) P!nk – ‘Just Give Me A Reason’ ft. Nate Ruess

P!nk’s collaboration with Fun’s Nate Ruess in 2013 was a massive hit, and has been her most-watched video on YouTube for some time, currently clocking in at over 1.6 billion views.

The song appeared on her sixth album ‘The Truth About Love’ and peaked at Number 2 in the UK, also winning both artists two Grammy Award nominations and the MTV Video Music Award for Best Collaboration.

2) P!nk – ‘Try’

Coming in second is ‘Try’, also from ‘The Truth About Love’, with over 565 million views on YouTube. The song peaked at Number 8 in the UK and was certified Platinum. Written by Busbee and Ben West, the song was originally written for Kelly Clarkson, before Adam Lambert recorded a version. The songwriters didn’t think he was the ‘right fit’, and so pitched it to P!nk.

3) Christina Aguilera, Lil’ Kim, Mya, Pink – ‘Lady Marmalade’

One of P!nk’s earliest hits was a cover of Lady Marmalade along with Christina Aguilera, Lil’ Kim, Mya and a brief appearance from Missy Elliott who also produced it, recorded for the 2001 film Moulin Rouge.

Originally by girl group Labelle in the 1970s with a famous cover also by All Saints, P!nk’s version became the best-selling song of 2001, topping the UK charts and also being certified Platinum. The music video has over 530 million views on YouTube.

4) P!nk – ‘So What’

Next up is ‘So What’, with over 450 million YouTube views, from P!nk’s fifth album ‘Funhouse’, which was released in 2008. Although it was all about her separation from husband Carey Hart, he did appear in the music video – and thankfully, they’ve since reunited.

It won Most Addictive Track at the 2008 MTV Europe Music Awards, and peaked at Number 1 in the UK with a Platinum certification to boot. P!nk also revealed this was one of her favourite songs from her back catalogue!

5) Pink – ‘What About Us’

Pink’s comeback song in 2017 was ‘What About Us’, it was the first single from her seventh studio album ‘Beautiful Trauma’ and peaked at Number 3 in the UK. It was certified Platinum, with the music video having over 350 million views on YouTube.

6) P!nk – ‘Just Like Fire’

P!nk wrote and recorded ‘Just Like Fire’ for the soundtrack of Alice Through the Looking Glass, released in 2016. It broke into the Top 20 in the UK, was certified Gold and also received a nomination at the Grammys for Best Song Written for Visual Media. The music video has received over 284 million views on YouTube.

7) P!nk – ‘Raise Your Glass’

Seventh on the list is ‘Raise Your Glass’ from P!nk’s ‘Greatest Hits… So Far!!!’ released in 2010. It currently has over 244 million views on YouTube, and she wrote it to celebrate her first 10 years as a musician as a tribute to her fans. It was certified Platinum in the UK.

8) P!nk – ‘Please Don’t Leave Me’

Released in 2009, ‘Please Don’t Leave Me’ was the third single taken from P!nk’s fifth studio album ‘Funhouse’. The song reached Number 12 in the UK and was certified Gold, and to date it’s had 179 million views on YouTube.

She is reported to have written ‘Please Don’t Leave Me’ when she was going through a rough patch with her husband Carey. During the chorus of the song she sings: ‘I always say how I don’t need you / But it’s always gonna come right back to this / Please don’t leave me.’

9) P!nk – ‘Perfect’

P!nk released ‘Perfect’ as a new track for her ‘Greatest Hits… So Far!!!’ album in 2010, which was all about encouraging people to accept themselves for who they are. P!nk won a Grammy Award in 2011 for Best Pop Solo Performance and broke into the Top 10 in the UK with a Gold certification.

The explicit version of the song comes next in the list and has 176 million views, while the clean version has over 134 million views. You can watch the clean version on YouTube but 🚨 WARNING 🚨 there are some very hard-hitting scenes in the music video.

10) P!nk – ‘Who Knew’

P!nk released ‘Who Knew’ in 2006, written about the loss of a friend. It appeared on her fourth album ‘I’m Not Dead’, and peaked at Number 5 in the UK, also being certified Platinum. It’s had over 178 million views on YouTube.

11) P!nk – ‘Beautiful Trauma’

‘Beautiful Trauma’ was the lead single from P!nk’s seventh album of the same name, released in 2017. She explained the title on Twitter, writing: ‘Life is traumatic. But it’s also incredibly beautiful, too. There’s a lot of beauty still and beautiful souls.’ The music video has had over 176 million views on YouTube, and stars Channing Tatum.

12) P!nk – ‘Just Like A Pill’

‘Just Like A Pill’ appeared on P!nk’s second album ‘Missundaztood’, as her breakthrough record which was released in 2002. It peaked at Number 1 in the UK and was certified Gold, and has had over 165 million views on YouTube.

13) P!nk – ‘True Love’ featuring Lily Allen

P!nk teamed up with British singer Lily Allen on this 2013 hit. ‘True Love’ featured on P!nk’s sixth album ‘The Truth About Love’, released the previous year, and was written by the both singers along with producer Greg Kurstin. To date, the music video has 154 million views on YouTube. This song is one of P!nk’s least favourite songs!

14) P!nk – ‘Sober’

P!nk’s Top 10 hit from 2008, ‘Sober’, is about not resorting to drink or drugs, but the desire to still be uninhibited. According to Songfacts, in an interview with MTV she said: “I wrote a song called ‘Sober,’ which is actually really dark.

“I was at a party at my own house, I didn’t want to be there, I didn’t want anyone else there. And I had this line in my head saying, ‘How do I feel this good sober?,’ it’s not just about alcohol, it’s about vices, we all have different ones.

“We try to get away from ourselves, and find our ‘true selves’ and then we do these things that take us so far from the truth, I guess that ‘Sober’ is ‘How do I feel this good when it’s just me, without anything to lean on?”

This music video has now had 152 million views.

15) P!nk – ‘Walk Me Home’

‘Walk Me Home’ was released in February 2019 as the lead single from P!nk’s eighth album ‘Hurts 2B Human’. Although he didn’t perform on the song, P!nk teamed up with Fun’s Nate Ruess once again, who co-wrote the song. It broke into the Top 10 in the UK and was certified Platinum, and has had over 130 million views on YouTube.

16) ‘Don’t Let Me Get Me’

Released in February 2002, ‘Don’t Let Me Get Me’ was another hit single from P!NK’s breakthrough album ‘Missundaztood’. To date, it’s had 121 million YouTube views, with the music video portraying P!NK as a school pupil and not conforming to her peers’ expectations, later going through the same scenario when trying to make it as an artist.

Similarly, the song is also about P!NK not conforming to what record labels in the early Noughties wanted her to be, which can be heard in the lyrics: ‘Tired of being compared / To damn Britney Spears / She’s so pretty / That just ain’t me.’

17) P!nk – ‘Blow Me (One Last Kiss)’

Featuring on ‘The Truth About Love’ as its lead single, ‘Blow Me (One Last Kiss)’ was a Number 3 hit in the UK for P!nk. The song was written by P!nk along with producer Greg Kurstin once again, and was certified Gold in the UK. The music video has now had 116 million views on YouTube.

Does P!NK write her own songs?

Pink writes many of her songs, being officially credited as Alecia Moore (her real name). She has also written songs for other artists like Cher, Faith Hill, Celine Dion, Kelly Clarkson, Sia, Hilary Duff and Adam Lambert.

Scroll through to see P!NK’s incredible career highlights through the years…

2000: P!nk released her debut album ‘Can’t Take Me Home’

P!nk released her debut album ‘Can’t Take Me Home’, featuring several hit songs including ‘There You Go’, ‘Most Girls’, and ‘You Make Me Sick’. ‘Can’t Take Me Home’ reached Number 13 in the UK where it was also certified Platinum.

2001: P!nk won her first Grammy

P!nk had her first UK Number 1 with ‘Lady Marmalade’, a collab with Christina Aguilera, Lil’ Kim and Mýa, for the Moulin Rouge soundtrack. The song also earned the artists a Grammy for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals.

Also in 2001, P!nk released her second album ‘Missundaztood’ which featured Top 10 hits ‘Get The Party Started’, ‘Don’t Let Me Get Me’, and ‘Just Like A Pill’. The release of ‘Missundaztood’ saw P!nk move towards more rock-inspired music, something she addressed in an interview with the LA Times saying: “I knew the risk involved. I’d seen artists change styles and fail miserably, but I’ve also seen artists change and continue to do well. That’s why Madonna has always been an inspiration for me.”

The singer also met her future husband Carey Hart who would inspire a lot of her future music.

2002: P!nk’s first tour – ‘Party Tour’

As well as bringing out several very popular songs, P!nk appeared in the film Rollerball, where she played a rock singer. In 2002, P!nk also went on tour to support her ‘Missundaztood’ album.

2003: P!nk released ‘Try This’

Back in 2003, P!nk released another Top 5 album called ‘Try This’. The album included ‘Trouble’ and ‘God Is A DJ’. The singer also appeared as Coal Bowl MC in Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle.

P!nk picked up a BRIT Award for Best International Female Solo Artist, an award she has been nominated for six times, in 2001, 2003, 2007, 2009, 2014 and 2018.

2004: P!nk won another Grammy

P!nk received two Grammy nominations for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance (‘Trouble’) and Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals (‘Feel Good Time’), winning the former. She also went on tour, this time supporting her album ‘Try This’.

2006: P!nk released ‘I’m Not Dead’

After a break to work on new music, P!nk returned with her fourth studio album ‘I’m Not Dead’. The album was another commercial success, reaching Number 3 in the UK and spawning hits, ‘Stupid Girls’, ‘Who Knew’, and ‘U + Ur Hand’.

She also toured, supporting Justin Timberlake on his ‘FutureSex/LoveShow’ tour and her own ‘I’m Not Dead Tour’.

Away from music, 2006 was also the year that P!nk and Carey got married. On 7th January 2006 the couple wed in Costa Rica.

2008: P!nk released ‘Funhouse’

The album ‘Funhouse’ was released in 2008 and spawned several very successful songs over the next couple of years. ‘So What’ and ‘Sober’ were both Top 10 hits in the UK for P!nk. 2008 was also the year that P!nk won several awards. She picked up the MTV Australia Award for MTV Live Performer (‘I’m Not Dead Tour’), and Most Addictive Track for ‘So What’ at the MTV Europe Music Awards.

‘So What’ was inspired by her separation from Carey, which had been rumoured for many months in 2007, however the pair had marriage counselling and managed to reconcile, eventually confirming they were back together in 2010.

2009: P!nk embarked on her ‘Funhouse’ tour

P!nk’s ‘Funhouse Tour’ was her third tour and saw her travel across Europe, Australia and North America. The singer was also named Billboard’s Pop Songs Artist of the Decade.

2010: ‘The Funhouse Summer Carnival’ tour

Following the success of her ‘Funhouse Tour’, P!nk then did a carnival tour the following summer performing at several locations in the UK including Alton Towers theme park and Wireless festival in London.

P!nk revealed she was officially back with her husband Carey Hart. The singer was also included in the Forbes’ The Celebrity 100 list at number 27, having earned $44 million.

2011: P!nk voiced Gloria in Happy Feet Two

P!nk voiced the part of Gloria in Happy Feet Two, taking over from Brittany Murphy who sadly passed away in 2009.

P!nk and Carey also welcomed their first child together, Willow Sage Hart.

The singer was once again a top earner, being included in Forbes’ The Top-Earning Women in Music list at Number 6. She had earnings of $22 million, with an average of $1 million per show on the road!

And in music, P!nk won a Grammy for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals for her song ‘Imagine’ with Herbie Hancock, India.Arie, Seal, Konono Nº1, Jeff Beck and Oumou Sangaré.

2012: P!nk releases her album ‘The Truth About Love’

In September 2012, P!nk released her album ‘The Truth About Love’ which was subsequently nominated for a Grammy. The album was certified 3× Platinum in the UK and charted at Number 2 here.

P!nk also teamed up with Fun’s Nate Ruess on their hit ‘Just Give Me a Reason’. The song was a huge success reaching Top 5 around the world, also appearing in the film Thanks For Sharing, which saw P!nk in her acting debut as the character Dede.

P!nk has always been a supporter of LGBTQ+ values and in 2012 she spoke to The Advocate, an American LGBTQ+ magazine, saying she doesn’t define her sexual orientation as: “I never felt the need to”.

2013: P!nk bought a vineyard

Away from music, in 2013, P!nk bought her own vineyard and started to make wine. Two Wolves was born, and during the Covid Pandemic of 2020, the singer decided to concentrate on her winemaking. As of 2023, she has several wines available to the public including, Sauvignon Blanc, Sémillon, and Group Song.

P!nk also started her ‘The Truth About Love Tour’.

2014: You+Me

In 2014, P!nk along with Dallas Green, better known as City and Colour, branched out into a different genre, starting up a folk duo called You+Me. The duo released an album called ‘Rose Ave.’ and released three songs.

2015: P!nk recorded the theme tune for The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Back in 2015 P!nk recorded the new theme tune for The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The song was also released as a single. The song was written by P!nk and Greg Kurstin, who has worked with the likes of Adele, Sia, and Kelly Clarkson.

Watch the video on YouTube.

Also in 2015, P!nk posed naked to support PETA’s I’d Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur campaign.

2016: P!nk provided music for TV and film

As well as releasing amazing songs like ‘Just Like Fire’, P!nk also provided music for a Netflix series and a movie in 2016. P!nk sang a cover of The Beatles’ ‘Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds’ for the kids Netflix show Beat Bugs, and a cover of ‘White Rabbit’ for the Alice Through The Looking Glass movie.

In 2016, P!nk and Carey also welcomed their second child, a boy called Jameson.

2017: P!nk released her seventh album ‘Beautiful Trauma’

P!nk was presented with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the MTV Video Music Awards, and also released her seventh album ‘Beautiful Trauma’ on 13th October 2017, which featured the title track which had a music video featuring Channing Tatum.

2018: P!nk performs at the Super Bowl

P!nk took to the stage at one of the biggest sporting events in the world, the Super Bowl, and belted out her hits, despite suffering from flu at the time!

P!nk also took to the road starting her ‘Beautiful Trauma’ tour, and released a cover of the song ‘A Million Dreams’ from The Greatest Showman which featured her daughter Willow.
In 2018, P!nk was also included in the Top 10 Highest-Paid Female Celebrities, according to Forbes, with over $52 million.

2019: P!nk won her second BRIT Award and got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Winning her second ever BRIT Award, P!nk took home the award for Outstanding Contribution To Music in 2019. The singer also performed at the show, singing her songs ‘Walk Me Home’, ‘Just Like Fire’, ‘Just Give Me a Reason’ (with Bastille’s Dan Smith), ‘Try’ and ‘What About Us’.

Also in February of that year, P!nk was awarded with a star on the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame. The singer also released her eighth album ‘Hurts 2B Human’, which featured ‘Walk Me Home’, and the title track with Khalid.

2020: Philanthropic and charity work during Covid

While most of the world shut down due to the Coronavirus Pandemic in 2020, P!nk took the opportunity to make some donations to work towards helping those affected by the pandemic.

As well as helping her local church by providing some food, in April 2020, the singer donated $1 million to help those recovering from Covid.

Half of her donation went to the City of Los Angeles Mayor’s Emergency Covid-19 Crisis Fund and the other half to the Temple University Hospital Emergency Fund.

Away from the pandemic, P!nk also donated half a million dollars to help the firefighters in Australia who were tackling the wildfires.

2021: P!nk released a song with her daughter

2021 was the year of duets for P!nk, in February she released a song with her daughter Willow called ‘Cover Me in Sunshine’, and in April, she released ‘Anywhere Way from Here‘ with Rag’n’Bone Man.

Wowing the audience at The BRIT Awards, Rag’n’Bone Man took to the stage to perform their hit song, accompanied by the NHS choir and P!nk on a big screen behind him, as Covid restrictions meant she couldn’t travel to the UK.
Watch their BRITs performance on YouTube

2022: P!nk released ‘Irrelevant’

‘Irrelevant’ was released as a protest song, the song was written by P!nk and was a direct response to various political moments in the US including the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, which removed the right for women to have an abortion.

P!nk’s song included lyrics such as ‘Girls just wanna have rights / So, why do we have to fight’.

2023: P!nk’s ‘Summer Carnival 2023 Tour’ and ‘Trustfall’

P!nk brought her ‘Summer Carnival 2023 Tour‘ to the UK, performing at several dates including Bolton, Sunderland and Birmingham, along with two dates at Hyde Park in London.

On 17th February 2023, P!nk released her ninth album ‘Trustfall‘, featuring her hits ‘Trustfall‘ and ‘Never Gonna Not Dance Again‘.

2023: P!nk announces ‘Summer Carnival 2024 Tour’

In November 2023, P!nk announced she would be returning to the UK for her ‘Summer Carnival 2024 Tour’. She will be performing in Cardiff, London, Liverpool, and Glasgow, before she continues her tour in mainland Europe.

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Now read:

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