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Madonna News

Madonna set to direct new film 'Adé: A Love Story'

The project will mark Madonna's third time in the director's chair

  • Mar 26, 2014

Madonna says she's written 'great songs' in the studio with Avicii

The pop icon recently confirmed she is working on a new album

  • Mar 13, 2014

Madonna reveals she is working with Avicii

The star posted about the collaboration on Instagram yesterday (March 7)

  • Mar 8, 2014

Madonna confirms work on new album

The singer wants to collaborate with Drake on the record

  • Feb 16, 2014

Madonna to introduce freed Pussy Riot members at New York benefit gig

Pop icon says she will be 'honoured to introduce her fellow freedom fighters'

  • Jan 29, 2014

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Madonna Music Videos

Hung Up on A Star MASHUP by LOVEBLONDE Play Video

Hung Up on A Star MASHUP by LOVEBLONDE

Michael M vs Madonna Hung Up On A Star Mash up by LOVEBLONDE https://soundcloud.com/themichaelm/birthday-surprise?in=themichaelm/sets/bootlegs-and-mashups Featuring Michael M Star- Madonna Hung Up...

Turn Up The Radio Play Video

Turn Up The Radio

Watch the official Turn Up The Radio video by Madonna in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

Girl Gone Wild Play Video

Girl Gone Wild

Watch the official Girl Gone Wild video by Madonna in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

Give Me All Your Luvin' Play Video

Give Me All Your Luvin'

Watch the official Give Me All Your Luvin' video by Madonna in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

Material Girl (video) Play Video

Material Girl (video)

Official Music Video to the track Material Girl by Madonna. This is the second single from her second album Like a Virgin. It also appears slightly remixed on the 1990 greatest hits compilation, The Immaculate...

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Madonna Reviews

Madonna - 'Turn Up The Radio'

Madonna - 'Turn Up The Radio'

Just turn off the radio when this come on

  • Aug 2, 2012

Madonna (Feat M.I.A) - 'Birthday Song'

Martin Solveig and Madge try to top 'Happy Birthday'

  • Mar 26, 2012

Madonna - 'MDNA'

Madge has disco and divorce on her mind

  • Mar 23, 2012

Madonna ft Nicki Minaj & MIA - 'Give Me All Your Luvin’

A force to be reckoned with

  • Mar 16, 2012

Madonna, 'Give Me All Your Love' - Review

First track from Madonna's forthcoming new album

  • Nov 9, 2011

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Madonna Biography

Madonna Louise Ciccone (born August 16, 1958) is an American singer-songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. One of the most prominent cultural icons for over three decades, she has achieved an unprecedented level of power and control for a woman in the entertainment industry. She attained immense popularity by pushing the boundaries of lyrical content in mainstream popular music and imagery in her music videos, which became a fixture on MTV. Madonna is known for continuously reinventing both her music and image, and for retaining a standard of autonomy within the recording industry. Music critics have praised her diverse and innovative musical productions which have also been known to induce controversy. Cited as an influence among numerous artists around the world, she is often referred to as the "Queen of Pop".

Born in Bay City, Michigan, Madonna moved to New York City to pursue a career in modern dance. After performing in the music groups Breakfast Club and Emmy, she signed with Sire Records (an affiliate of Warner Bros. Records) in 1982 and released her self-titled debut album the following year. She followed it with a series of commercially successful albums, including the Grammy Award winners Ray of Light (1998) and Confessions on a Dance Floor (2005). Throughout her career, she has written and produced most of her songs, with many of them having hit number one on the record charts, including "Like a Virgin", "Into the Groove", "Papa Don't Preach", "Like a Prayer", "Vogue", "Frozen", "Music", "Hung Up", and "4 Minutes".

Madonna's popularity was further enhanced by her critically successful role in film Desperately Seeking Susan (1985). However, most of her film appearances received harsh feedback. She garnered critical acclaim and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for Evita (1996). Her other ventures include: fashion design, writing children's books, and film directing and producing. She has been acclaimed as a businesswoman, most notably after she founded entertainment company Maverick (including the label Maverick Records) in 1992 as a joint venture with Time Warner. In 2007, she signed an unprecedented US $120 million 360 deal with Live Nation.

Madonna has sold more than 300 million records worldwide and is recognized as the best-selling female recording artist of all time by Guinness World Records. According to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), she is the best-selling female rock artist of the 20th century and the second best-selling female artist in the United States, with 64.5 million certified albums. Billboard ranked her at number two, behind only The Beatles, on the Billboard Hot 100 All-Time Top Artists, making her the most successful solo artist in the history of American singles chart. The magazine also declared her as the top-touring female artist of all time. Madonna topped the VH1's list of "100 Greatest Women in Music" and was selected among the "25 Most Powerful Women of the Past Century" by Time. She became one of the five founding members of the UK Music Hall of Fame and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in her first year of eligibility.

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