20 Best Pop Albums of 2015

# 6 Madonna, “Rebel Heart”   How did it take this long for Madonna to write herself a theme song titled “Unapologetic Bitch”? No apologies offered or needed – Rebel Heart was the queen’s finest album in a decade, picking up the disco-stick baton of her 2005 Confessions on a Dance Floor as Madonna voyages…

Madonna more playful than provocative in sold-out show – Review: The pop diva had plenty of spice but was easier to like than in her 2012 Xcel tour stop.

It’s easy to admire Madonna and not necessarily easy to like her. Respect her as an inspirational visionary, a hard-driven original, a tough-as-nails survivor, a single mother (of four) and a singular artist. Dislike her because she’s a demanding, narcissistic, self-aware, self-absorbed, perfectionist diva. There’s good reason that she titled a song “Unapologetic Bitch” on…