Pink was full of praise for her tour director and team as she picked up the Live legend and tour of the year price per Billboard Live Music Summit Tuesday evening (November 5, 2019).
the What about us The hitmaker took the stage at Montage Beverly Hills to accept the 2018/2019 Best Turnover Awards Beautiful World Trauma Tour, and delivered a heartfelt speech that paid tribute to his longtime manager Roger davies.
“Roger is a master of connection. He is a visionary. He’s bright and he’s good, ”said the star, who wore a hot pink suit for the ceremony. “He met me when I was 21 and (2001 album) Missundaztood was about to come out… he listened to my ideas and he listened to my plans.
“He made me sit down and said, ‘You’re crazy. But it can be even better than you think. You just have to trust and work really hard. And he convinced promoters like one of the loves of my life, Barrie Marshall, to lose hundreds of thousands of dollars on me – sorry – that would be clawed back 10 to 15 years later.
The star has enjoyed a famous career, releasing eight studio albums – three of which topped the U.S. charts – and her recent tour ranks No. Billboard Boxscore record with a total of $ 393.7 million, making it the most lucrative tour for a female artist in over a decade.
“Every person on this team is as good as they can get,” the To try the singer continued. “And they work their ass and they are masters of their trade. I know the names of the wives of my riggers. I know what my guys like to drink and when.
“Everyone here I love you so much you are the best of the best fucking,” the star exclaimed as she concluded the speech.