Every P!nk Single, Ranked: Critics’ Picks

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For practically 20 years, P!nk has carved out an unforgettable area for herself within the music business. From the edgy R&B upstart of her debut to the cool rock chick of Mizunderstood to the high-flying pop matriarch of Beautiful Trauma, the artist in any other case often known as Alecia Moore has efficiently navigated from one sound to the subsequent, all whereas unapologetically belting out a message of vulnerability, individuality and rebel.

In honor of P!nk’s new single “Walk Me Home,” launched Wednesday (Feb. 20), and her showstopping, career-spanning medley efficiency on the 2019 Brit Awards, Billboard has ranked the singer’s 20 years value of singles under. (Note: Only singles that charted within the U.S. are included on this listing.)

31. "Just Like Fire"

Released as a promotional single for Disney’s Alice Through the Looking Glass, “Just Like Fire” felt virtually inescapable in the summertime of 2016, but it surely pales compared to the remainder of P!nk's substantial physique of labor.

30. "Waterfall" (with Sia & Stargate)

In 2017, P!nk was recruited by Sia so as to add her vocals alongside the “Cheap Thrills” songstress to legendary manufacturing duo Stargate’s debut solo single. The consequence finds the 2 divas buying and selling verses over the Norwegian producing staff's spacey, jungle-tinged beats.

29. "True Love" (feat. Lily Allen)

This bouncy duet with Lily Allen from 2012’s The Truth About Love displays the contradictory and generally hilarious actuality of true romance and long-term dedication. After all, who hasn’t felt the urge to concurrently punch and hug their vital different at one level or one other?

28. "Funhouse"

The title observe from her 2009 album of the identical identify, “Funhouse” is pretty normal fare for P!nk, who sings about her cut up from husband Carey Hart over energetic guitar licks and a number of references to "evil clowns." (Don’t fear, the couple later reconciled.)

27. "Stupid Girls"

“Stupid Girls” is a center finger wrapped in a razor-sharp pop confection. But this time, P!nk’s ire is aimed not at sleazy guys in a membership, however on the cultural development of ditzy ladies pretending to be dumb for consideration. The accompanying video memorably known as out quite a few celeb It Girls of the mid-2000s together with Mary-Kate Olsen, Lindsay Lohan, Paris Hilton and Jessica Simpson for perpetuating the stereotype.

26. "You Make Me Sick"

As the ultimate single from her 2000 debut Can’t Take Me Home, “You Make Me Sick” was the singer’s final try on the R&B-pop that dominated the late '90s and early '00s, however its lyrical content material remained a operating theme all through P!nk’s extra rock-oriented string of hits that adopted.

25. "Family Portrait"

“I don’t need like to destroy me prefer it has accomplished my household,” P!nk sings on this darkish reduce from 2001’s Mizunderstood. The tune, which shines a highlight on P!nk’s turbulent childhood and household points, is a pointy left flip from the great occasions and snotty rebel of the remainder of the album.

24. "God Is a DJ"

While it could not have charted within the U.S., P!nk’s declaration of dwelling life to the fullest is most remembered for being featured on the soundtrack of the 2004 hit Mean Girls.

23. "Blow Me (One Last Kiss)"

This rollicking breakup anthem is basic P!nk with its explosive refrain and expletive-laden name out of an ex, however in comparison with a few of her extra iconic hits, “Blow Me (One Last Kiss)” lands squarely within the backside third of the pack.

22. "There You Go"

“There You Go” was P!nk’s debut single manner again in 2000 and its bubbly city manufacturing and R&B sound is a far cry from the anthemic pop/rock of her later work. However, by the point she despatched a motorbike flying by way of a scrub’s window within the tune’s music video, the neon-haired pop star had introduced that she was a power to be reckoned with.

21. "Feel Good Time" (feat. William Orbit)

Though it’s not accessible on streaming, this collaboration between P!nk and William Orbit was featured prominently on the soundtrack of 2003’s Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle and likewise served because the lead single for the worldwide version of the singer’s third studio album, Try This.

20. "Try"

This atmospheric, midtempo ballad was the second single from P!nk’s sixth studio album in 2012 and options one of many basic, belt-it-out choruses the singer is greatest recognized for as she urges the listener to place all of it on the road for love. 

19. "Please Don’t Leave Me"

Perhaps probably the most arresting high quality of this bouncing hit produced by Max Martin for the star’s fifth studio album, Funhouse, is her comparatively laid-back vocal supply of strains like “I’m able to actually something/ I can reduce you into items when my coronary heart is damaged” earlier than launching into the pleading refrain.

18. "Beautiful Trauma"

This underrated gem from the singer’s 2017 album of the identical identify covers well-trod lyrical territory. Over continuously shifting beats and types, P!nk particulars an inescapably poisonous relationship — turning from acoustic piano ballad to bumping dance observe and again once more. The intricately choreographed video additionally incorporates a memorably charming flip by Channing Tatum as P!nk’s dance associate and husband.

17. "Setting the World on Fire" (with Kenny Chesney)

P!nk’s romantic duet with Kenny Chesney — featured on the nation star’s 2017 album Cosmic Hallelujah — burned up the charts and hit No. 1 on each nation radio and the Hot Country Songs chart.  

16. "Most Girls"

Of the three singles from P!nk’s R&B-laced debut LP, “Most Girls” has aged the perfect because the singer claims her independence over bouncing timpani and an totally danceable beat. The tune’s manufacturing could not sound something like P!nk’s present hits, however her message hasn’t budged an inch from the boldness of this early hit.

15. "Walk Me Home"

P!nk’s newest providing, the lead single off her upcoming eighth full-length studio LP Hurts 2B Human, finds the singer in acquainted territory as she belts out the anthemic refrain amid foot-stomping drums and twangy acoustic guitar.

14. "So What"

With its chanting, sing-along refrain and instantaneous hook, the brash lead single from P!nk’s fifth full-length album stays an enduringly relatable hit for anybody who’s getting over a breakup by hitting the city, and peaked at No. 1 on the Hot 100 within the fall of 2008.

13. "Trouble"

The lead single from her third album, 2003's Try This, the riffing, guitar-laden “Trouble” earned P!nk a Grammy Award for greatest feminine rock vocal efficiency in 2004, which stays the one Grammy she’s received for her solo work out of 20 whole nominations.

12. "Sober"

“How do I really feel this good sober?” P!nk asks herself repeatedly on this critically lauded midtempo rocker from 2009’s Funhouse. With the assistance of a Jonas Åkerund-directed video, the tune hit the highest 10 in 14 international locations around the globe and peaked at No. 1 on Billboard’s Adult Pop Songs chart.

11. "Don’t Let Me Get Me"

P!nk’s 2001 ode to highschool rebel and self-loathing stays a relatable hit to anybody who’s ever felt like an outcast — within the cutthroat pop music business (who can neglect that Britney Spears reference?) or in any other case.

10. "Lady Marmalade" (with Christina Aguilera, Mya, Lil' Kim & Missy Elliott)

Voulez-vous coucher avec moi, ce soir? Teaming up with fellow pop stars Christina Aguilera, Mya, Lil' Kim and MC Missy Elliott, this now-iconic Moulin Rouge! collaboration earned P!nk her first No. 1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 in addition to a Grammy for greatest pop collaboration with vocals.

9. "Just Like a Pill"

Ditching her trademark pink hair for the primary time, the music video for this crunchy, immediately recognizable rocker from P!nk’s huge sophomore album particulars the singer’s previous struggles with substance abuse and poisonous relationships.

eight. "What About Us"

This lead single from 2017’s Beautiful Trauma wasn’t the singer’s first try at getting political — that might be "Dear Mr. President," her 2006 collab with Indigo Girls aimed toward then-president George W. Bush — however the emotive protest tune stays powerfully potent within the ever-divided cultural panorama of 2019.

7. "Glitter within the Air"

In a single, breathtaking efficiency on the 2010 Grammy Awards, P!nk reinvented her profession by turning this straightforward, beautiful ballad into an unforgettable second as she soared above the group doing aerial gymnastics straight out of a Cirque du Soleil fantasy. The efficiency earned her a well-deserved standing ovation from the awed crowd and aerial work stays a central tenet of her electrifying stay reveals.

6. "Fuckin’ Perfect"

The second single from 2010’s Greatest Hits… So Far!!!, this attractive ballad doesn’t stray from one of many star's most constant lyrical themes — this time delivering a message of self-confidence and compassion in a uncooked, heartfelt bundle from the singer to her legions of followers.

5. "U + Ur Hand"

“You don’t actually wanna mess with me tonight!” Perhaps the cheekiest in her arsenal of kiss-off songs, the proudly defiant “U + Ur Hand” and its not-so-veiled lyrical references had flirty guys operating for the hills and critics clutching their pearls upon its launch in 2006.

four. "Just Give Me a Reason" (feat. Nate Ruess)

We may give you multiple cause for why this stirring, plaintive duet with Nate Ruess of enjoyable. isn’t merely P!nk’s biggest collaboration. It’s certainly one of her absolute best songs to this point and scored the singer her fourth No. 1 on the Hot 100.

three. "Get the Party Started"

Released because the lead single from 2001’s 5x-platinum Mizunderstood, “Get the Party Started” signaled an vital pivot away from the city sound of P!nk’s debut album and rapidly grew to become the quintessential get together anthem of the early 2000s.

2. "Who Knew"

Often in comparison with the pop-rock excellence of “Since U Been Gone” by peer Kelly Clarkson, “Who Knew” was written by Max Martin and Dr. Luke for the star’s 2006 album I’m Not Dead and stays one of the vital critically acclaimed singles in her lengthy path of hits.

1. "Raise Your Glass"

Cheers to all of the soiled little freaks, geeks and anybody who’s ever felt unsuitable in all the correct methods! To have a good time her first biggest hits compilation in 2010, P!nk launched this gleeful anthem devoted to underdogs in all places. It shot to No. 1 in December 2010, marking the beginning of a brand new chapter of success for the star as she moved into yet one more period of by no means being something however loud and nitty-gritty. Raise your glass, certainly!