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Pink, Alicia Keys, and Taylor Swift next up for 'VH1 Storytellers' treatment

By Tanner Stransky, EW.com
August 21, 2012 -- Updated 1351 GMT (2151 HKT)
Pink is one of the artists who will be featured on
Pink is one of the artists who will be featured on "VH1 Storytellers."
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • It will be ladies night for "VH1 Storytellers"
  • There will be back to back episodes of Swift, Keys and Pink
  • Swift announced a concert to dovetail with her "Storytellers" taping.

(EW.com) -- "VH1 Storytellers" is hitting up Grammy-winning ladies for its coming season: Pink, Alicia Keys, and Taylor Swift are the next batch of artists to be featured on VH1′s long-running music-interview franchise, EW has learned exclusively.

"I have always loved 'Storytellers' and, as a songwriter, how much fun it is to be able to tell your stories," Pink told EW exclusively about being included in the line-up. Of her stories, Pink adds with a wink: "Everyone has heard mine before!"

The newest season of Storytellers launches Nov. 11, with VH1 "Storytellers: Taylor Swift" airing at 11 p.m. The episode roll-out is fast and furious after that, with "VH1 Storytellers: Alicia Keys" and "VH1 Storytellers: Pink" airing at 11 p.m on over the next two days, on Nov. 12 and Nov. 13, respectively. The episodes will also air on the Storytellers website.

As an additional bit of news on this front, Taylor Swift — always looking to connect with her fans in new ways — this morning announced a concert to dovetail with her "Storytellers" taping. She'll tape her episode at a winning high school or college in the continental U.S. Through Sept. 23, students can vote for their school at a special website, which also includes more details about the contest. The schools with the top five votes will each receive a $10,000 grant for their music department from Swift and student hub Chegg's philanthropic program, Chegg for Good.

The episodes, as always, will feature the artists performing and sharing stories in front of an intimate audience about their lives, lyrics, and careers. Over the years, artists as varies as Elton John, Coldplay, Mary J. Blige, and Christina Aguilera have been on "Storytellers."

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