Madonna

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The Guide to Getting Into Madonna, Holy Mother of Modern Pop

She's a true original with a decades-deep catalog, so ahead of the release of 'Madame X,' here's a streamlined guide to her restlessly creative and game-changing career.
Nick Levine
6.14.19
Art

Are the Best Music Videos Actually Movies?

From David Bowie to Britney Spears, musicians have long been elevating their music videos to a cinematic art form.
Claire Shaffer
3.25.19
Interviews

Music Videos Have Revolutionised Our Views on Sex and Gender

Ryann Donnelly’s first book ‘Justify My Love: Sex, Subversion and Music Video’ is about sex in music videos, as inspired by her life as a musician. We spoke to her about it.
Hannah Ewens
3.14.19
Noisey News

Cardi B's Super Bowl Pepsi Ad Is Kind of a Big Deal

A teaser of the ad surfaced online and it screams money moves. But, Pepsi is still sponsoring the halftime show. Does that distract from Cardi's choice not to support the NFL?
Kristin Corry
1.24.19
the worst things of all time

The 2018 VMAs Were a Boring Hellscape

MTV's flagship awards show has devolved into navelgazey nonsense that even Cardi B couldn't save. Isn't this supposed to be fun?
Colin Joyce
8.22.18
Noisey News

Madonna Performed "Like a Prayer" at the Catholicism-Themed Met Gala

Well who the fuck else are you going to get to play an event titled 'Fashion and the Catholic Imagination'?
Lauren O'Neill
5.9.18
Interviews

BloodPop® Wants to Take Over the World With Positive Vibes

The 27-year-old songwriter and producer has had a whirlwind come-up, working with Justin Bieber, Madonna, and Lady Gaga. Now, he's just trying to shed his anger.
Ilana Kaplan
11.26.17
art history

Beyoncé's Birth Announcement Is Jam-Packed with Art References

Bey posted her official baby announcement early Friday morning, introducing one-month-old twins Sir and Rumi Carter to the world.
Kara Weisenstein
7.16.17
Music

How Music Helped a Transgender Pop Star Transition

Through seeing Madonna, Janet Jackson, and Prince on MTV, Kenny could better visualize becoming Mia.
Katie Bain
6.1.17
Broadly DK

Why Celebrities Stopped Following Kabbalah

Everyone from Madonna to President Donald Trump's ex-wife Marla Maples dabbled in the mystical religion, but over the last few years, the trend has fallen out of style.
Emalie Marthe
5.21.17
Remembering Things

A Tribute to Madonna's Early 80s Post Punk Past

In wake of a new biopic, we remember what was really happening before Madonna became Madonna.
Alexandra Serio
5.2.17
camp

Why Do Gay Men Love Britney Spears?

Britney's most ardent fan base—gay men—speak to the idol's enduring appeal.
Manuel Betancourt
2.22.17
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