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Madonna forced to cancel Boston tour dates due to “overwhelming pain”

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Madonna has been forced to cancel three dates in Boston

Elton John brands Madonna “ungracious and nasty” over Lady Gaga feud

Elton John has risked reigniting his feud with Madonna, after branding her "ungracious and nasty" for criticising Lady Gaga in the past. The 'Rocketman' singer discusses Madonna's famous feud with Gaga in his new memoir Me, and explains how, in turn, it led to his own dispute with the Queen of Pop. "I used to make fun of for lip-syncing...

Madonna postpones ‘Madame X’ residency in New York after knee injury

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Madonna was forced to postpone Monday night's show of the Madame X residency in New York after she sustained a knee injury. The singer shelved a date at the Brooklyn Academy of Music and has been advised to take rest for three days. A statement on her website confirmed: "Unfortunately, Madonna's Madame X concert this evening at BAM Howard Gilman Opera...

Madonna’s ‘Madame X’ residency in New York: a colourful riot of rebellion, politics, and high camp theatrics

Madonna has always done what she wants. Roll around the VMAs stage in a wedding dress? Of course. Forego a traditional record deal and sign up with a promoter instead? Sure thing. Skip merrily from sound to sound, even when people tell her she’s “too old” to make whatever genre she dabbles in next? Absolutely. So when Madonna decides...

Madonna’s first four albums to be reissued on stunning crystal clear vinyl

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Madonna's first four albums - three studio and one soundtrack - are about to be reissued on crystal clear vinyl. Read more: The Big Read – Madonna: "People pick on me. That’s just the way it is” The queen of pop's iconic albums 'Madonna', 'Like a Virgin', 'True Blue' and 'Who’s That Girl: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack' are set to be re-released...

Here’s what went down at Madonna’s first ‘Madame X’ world tour show

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Madonna kicked off her world 'Madame X' tour in New York last night (September 17). The NME Big Read – Madonna: ”People pick on me. That’s just the way it is” The singer, who turned up an hour late, played a lengthy set which laced tracks from her recent album with classic hits from her backcatalogue at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera...

Madonna postpones start of ‘Madame X’ tour

Madonna has been forced to postpone the start of her Madame X Tour as a result of technical setbacks. Two of the first three dates at Brooklyn’s BAM Howard Gilman Opera House — originally scheduled for September 12 and 14 — have been moved back to October 10 and 12.  A further show on September 15 has been cancelled. In a statement, Madonna...

Aphex Twin on “surreal” time Madonna and Kylie turned up to his London club night

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Aphex Twin has revealed that Madonna and Kylie once turned up to one of his London club nights. Read More: Kylie hosts the ultimate wedding disco as she headlines Open’er 2019 The electronic musician, whose real name is Richard D. James, looked back at some of the early days of his career in a recent interview with Resident Advisor. Recalling a night he...

Madonna collaborator shares ‘Like a Prayer’ demos in attempt to foil unauthorised auction

Patrick Leonard, a collaborator of Madonna, has uploaded demos from the 'Like a Prayer' album sessions in an attempt to foil an unauthorised auction of the pop star’s personal effects. Hear the three recordings below. As Stereogum reports, Leonard uploaded the original demos of 'Like a Prayer', 'Cherish' and unreleased song 'Angels With Dirty Faces' to YouTube on Monday (July...