Madonna back in Malawi; now considering soccer academy

Madonna back in Malawi; now considering soccer academy Madonna speaks to the press at a news conference in Blantyre, Malawi, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Thoko Chikondi) The Associated Press  Published Monday, July 16, 2018 12:39PM EDT  BLANTYRE, Malawi — Madonna has returned to Malawi to celebrate the first anniversary of a medical facility named…

Inside The Observer The New Review – Madonna at 60 cover

Available today! Dancer Carlton Wilborn on Madonna: ‘Rehearsal truly was like boot camp’ Thurston Moore on Madonna: ‘She had credibility, she was really ahead of the game’ Sophie on Madonna: ‘Her work is so vast – there’s a reference for any situation’ Sarah Churchwell on Madonna: ‘She remains the hero of her own story’ Matt…

Madonna’s first hit ‘Holiday’ almost never happened

Madonna with John “Jellybean” Benitez in 1984.David Mcgough/DMI/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images It’s hard to imagine Madonna’s namesake debut album — which came out 35 years ago, on July 27, 1983 — without “Holiday,” the classic party anthem that became her first mainstream hit and has given people all over the world cause to celebrate on the…