Madonna to celebrate 60th birthday with Malawi fundraiser

NEW YORK (AP) — Madonna is celebrating her upcoming 60th birthday with a fundraiser for orphans and children in Malawi. The singer tells The Associated Press she’s teaming with Facebook for the fundraiser, which runs from Monday through August 31. Fans can donate directly to Madonna’s Facebook page or start their own fundraiser on the…

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EXCLUSIVE: Madonna on Family Life in Portugal for Vogue Italia

Madonna photographed for the August issue of Vogue Italia Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott     MILAN — Madonna, soccer mom? This is the latest transformation of the artist, whose life in Lisbon takes center stage in the August issue of Vogue Italia, with an interview focused on her children, her passion for music and horses, as well as…

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Madonna in Malawi to Advocate for Youth Education and Healthcare – press release

LOS ANGELES, July 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Madonna is currently visiting Malawi, where she has worked since 2006 with her charitable organization, Raising Malawi. The musician and philanthropist is marking the first anniversary of the Mercy James Centre for Paediatric Surgery and Intensive Care, an ambitious project undertaken by Raising Malawi to improve specialized…

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‘Madonna: Rebel Heart Tour’ On Showtime Affirms Madonna’s Place As America’s Aphrodite

Oh Madonna Louise Ciccone, daughter of the Midwest, graduate of the Lower East Side, now living in…who knows…Paris? London? Abu Dhabi? Silverlake? It matters not, she is our American Aphrodite, embodying our many sexual contradictions, our sanctimonious morality and our most depraved fantasies, our love of religious iconography and hardcore pornography. If she doesn’t command…

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HOW MADONNA DEFINED POP CULTURE

Singing about abortion. Writhing on a cross. Publishing her sexual fantasies. Even those cone bras. Madonna seems to have done so much in her life that it’s hard to grasp that she’s a real person, instead of the lofty icon her name suggests. As the singer turns 60, the desire to take stock of her…

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Sire Records Co-Founder Seymour Stein Leaving Warner Music Group After Four Decades

Sire Records co-founder Seymour Stein — who signed and released albums by Madonna, the Ramones, Talking Heads, Depeche Mode, the Smiths, the Pretenders, and many others — will be leaving Warner Music Group after four decades with the company, it was announced Wednesday. The announcement was made in tandem with Stein receiving the Recording Academy’s Trustees Award on Saturday night at the…

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