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
Music

Palestinian Women Artists Urge Madonna to Cancel Performance in Israel

Artists like Lorde and Lauryn Hill have chosen not to perform in Israel in support of Palestinian human rights.
Leila Ettachfini
5.14.19
Objectively Correct Lists

Every Madonna Persona Identified, Then Ranked

From 'BDSM Madonna' to 'Tonguing Britney Madonna', she's been them all and more.
Daisy Jones
Tshepo Mokoena
4.25.19
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
3.13.19
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
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Award Shows Are Too Out of Touch to Be Saved

Nights like the VMAs are shrinking in cultural importance, and there’s no turning back.
Connor Garel
8.22.18
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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
11.27.17
Noisey News

Gemma Collins Styled Out Falling in a Hole at the Radio 1 Teen Awards

"Madonna done it and I done it" – Collins, national treasure, 2017.
Lauren O'Neill
10.23.17
Noisey News

Madonna Once Called Whitney Houston "Horribly Mediocre" in a Leaked Letter

The note is just one of the personal items that she's trying to block a New York auction house from selling.
Lauren O'Neill
7.19.17
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
6.2.17
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