Pink will pay tribute to the late Olivia Newton-John with a special performance at 2022 American Music Awards

Pink is set to honor the late Olivia Newton–John with a musical performance at the 2022 American Music Awards on November 20.

The 43-year-old singer–songwriter’s tribute performance was announced on Monday by Dick Clark Productions and ABC.

The performance in Newton–John’s memory follows her death at age 73 in August from a years-long battle with breast cancer.

The beloved British–Australian singer and actress had a lengthy association with the award show.

She co-hosted the ceremony with Aretha Franklin and Glen Campbell in 1976, two years before she her success in films spread to the US with her role in 1978’s Grease.

Newton–John was also presented with 10 AMAs during her lengthy career.

Pink (real name: Alecia Moore) was previously announced as a performer at the AMAs, and her tribute number will be her second performance of the evening.

The hitmaker is also scheduled to give her new single Never Gonna Not Dance Again its live performance debut.

Lionel Richie will also be honored at the ceremony, where he is set to receive the Icon Award.

Stevie Wonder will be leading the performance for his contemporary, while Charlie Puth and Ari Lennox will be joining the keyboard virtuoso for a medley of Richie’s most popular material.

The ceremony, which is being hosted by Wayne Brady, was previously announced to have performances from Carrie Underwood, Imagine Dragons, JID, and Yola, among others.

The latest announcement of the Newton–John tribute added that Bebe Rexha and David Guetta will now be performing their hit I’m Good (Blue), while Dove Cameron will make her debut at the show with a performance of her song Boyfriend.

The rapper GloRilla and Anitta will also be making their performance debuts at the show.

Pink followed up the news of her super-sized AMAs performance by announcing the dates of her 2023 Summer Carnival stadium tour.

Canadians will get a chance to see the songstress perform in Toronto when the tour starts on July 24 in Toronto, Ontario, before it jumps down to the American Midwest in Cincinnati, Ohio, and makes its way to the Northeast.

Later on the, tour will make its way farther west with stops in August in Wisconsin, Michigan, North Dakota and Nebraska, and it will wrap up in the Southwest with several stops in Texas, California, Nevada and Arizona.

‘You’re up North America! See you next year. Tickets on sale Nov 21!’ Pink wrote in her social media announcement.

Among her openers on the tour will be Brandi Carlile and Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo.

Pink announced a day early on Sunday that Brandi would be joining her for much of the tour in a clip that was filmed earlier this month at the 37th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Los Angeles.

Pink rocked a black-and-silver sequined striped dress as she sat next to Brandi — who wore a chic gray suit — before interrupting her to make a call.

But Pink turned out to be calling Brandi right next to her and offered her the job as an opener.

However, after Pink admitted she was ’embarrassed to ask you this question to your face,’ Brandi interjected, ‘Oh, I’m married!’

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