26 Facts About Beautiful Trauma


Beautiful Trauma is the seventh studio album by American singer-songwriter Pink.

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Beautiful Trauma developed over a three-year period starting in 2015.

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Beautiful Trauma received mixed reviews from music critics, many of whom praised its overall production and Pink's vocals.

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Beautiful Trauma received a Grammy nomination for Best Pop Vocal Album at the 61st awards ceremony, while "What About Us" was nominated for Best Pop Solo Performance at the 60th Grammy Awards.

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Development process for Beautiful Trauma took place over three years, the longest that Pink has ever worked on an album.

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Beautiful Trauma drew inspiration for her songwriting from several events, including a miscarriage, the 2016 United States presidential election and her dad being diagnosed with cancer.

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Pink collaborated with a handful of producers and songwriters for Beautiful Trauma enlisting the assistance of longtime collaborators, such as Billy Mann, Greg Kurstin, Max Martin, and Shellback, and new project partners like Johnny McDaid, Julia Michaels, and Jack Antonoff.

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Beautiful Trauma is primarily a pop record that incorporates elements of EDM and folk music.

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Opening and titular track, "Beautiful Trauma", is a power pop and pop rock song produced by Jack Antonoff.

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Beautiful Trauma appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show the same day and performed "What About Us".

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Beautiful Trauma was a main headliner at the 2017 Kaaboo Del Mar Festival where her setlist included a performance of "What About Us" and other singles from her catalogue.

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Beautiful Trauma performed the song live on the finale of the 14th series of The X Factor UK two days later, along with "Beautiful Trauma".

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For further promotion, "Beautiful Trauma" was accompanied by a music video directed by the GoldenBoyz.

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Artwork for Beautiful Trauma was unveiled when the album was announced on August 9,2017.

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Beautiful Trauma is wearing a bejeweled bustier and a white gown under an enormous silver jacket, and reflective sunglasses and hoop earrings.

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Beautiful Trauma was met with generally mixed reviews from music critics.

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Likewise, Hurst found Beautiful Trauma calculated, calling it "a little too clean, too tidy, too easily resolved".

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Beautiful Trauma received nominations for Best Pop Vocal Album at the 61st Grammy Awards, and Best Pop Solo Performance for "What About Us" at the 60th ceremony.

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Beautiful Trauma debuted atop the US Billboard 200, with sales of 408,000 album-equivalent units, of which 384,000 were pure sales, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

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Beautiful Trauma achieved the most first-week sales for an album by a woman in the US since Beyonce's Lemonade.

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Beautiful Trauma was certified platinum in April 2018 by the RIAA for selling over a million equivalent units in the US.

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Beautiful Trauma debuted at the top of the UK Albums Chart, with first-week sales of 70,074 album-equivalent units.

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Beautiful Trauma had sold 372,000 copies by the end of 2017, finishing as the country's highest-selling album of the year by a non-British act and fifth highest overall.

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Across Europe, Beautiful Trauma reached the summit of the charts in Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, and Switzerland, and the top 10 in other countries.

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The sales of Beautiful Trauma exceeded 100,000 units and certified platinum by the SNEP.

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Subsequently, Beautiful Trauma spent six non-consecutive weeks at number one on the chart, becoming the longest-running number one album by a female artist in the country since Adele's 25.

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